NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3387.AM: Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)
Nebraska: Settlement association
Size: 1 volume
The Nebraska Association was formed on April 22, 1857, on board a steamboat anchored in the Missouri River near Doniphan, Kansas Territory. The original members were all settlers bound for Southeast Nebraska who agreed to band together for mutual aid and protection. A committee of their members investigated possible sites and selected Gage County. The name, Beatrice, was chosen on May 5, 1857.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of 1 volume of minutes relating to the locating, naming and organization of the city of Beatrice, Nebraska.
Note: Additional materials relating to the settlement of Beatrice can be found in the public records collections for Beatrice [RG0308] and Gage County [RG0200].
- Minutes, 1857-1858
Beatrice (Neb.) -- History
Gage County (Neb.) -- History
Land settlement -- Nebraska -- Beatrice
Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)
Revised 04-10-2008 TMM