HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0823.AM: Ralph W. Brugh, 1902-1976
Size: One 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 Library in December 1985. A typescript version of this manuscript is available in the Library [978.252 B758a].
Manuscript, “Alma, on the Republican, Its Origin and Early Settlements in the Valley”
Alma (Nebraska) -- History
Brugh, Ralph W., 1902-1976
Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
Harlan County (Nebraska) -- History
Fort McPherson (Nebraska) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Indians of North America -- Wars
Revised TMM 01-16-2016