Ralph W. Brugh, 1902-1976 [RG0823.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0823.AM:  Ralph W. Brugh, 1902-1976

Manuscript:  1948
Size:  1 item; 17 pages

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one item, a seventeen page, handwritten manuscript titled "Alma, on the Republican, Its Origin and Early Settlements in the Valley," written by Ralph W. Brugh. It covers the years 1869-1880. Included are names of those who came to explore/settle Harlan County, as well as an account of the fight over naming Alma the county seat.

This manuscript was transferred from the NSHS Library in December 1985.  A typescript version of this manuscript is available in the NSHS Library [978.252 B758a].

DESCRIPTION

Manuscript, “Alma, on the Republican, Its Origin and Early Settlements in the Valley”

 

Subject headings:

Alma (Neb.) -- History
Brugh, Ralph W., 1902-1976
Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
Harlan County (Neb.) -- History
Fort McPherson (Neb.) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Indians of North America -- Wars

 

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