William Herman Hotze [RG1096.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1096.AM:  William Herman Hotze, 1872-1962

Papers: 1957
Crete, Saline County, Nebraska
Size: One box; 0.2 cu.ft.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of two copies of “Into Pawnee Buffalo Land” by William H. Hotze, 1957. The manuscript relates primarily to settlement and pioneer life in southwestern Nebraska, focusing on Red Willow County, and particularly Indianola, Nebraska. Hotze’s manuscript combines personal reminiscences and research to describe both everyday life and notable events in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Topics covered include agriculture and gardening, weather and natural disasters, domestic life, education, politics, Native Americans, overland travel, and holiday celebrations. The manuscript also includes information about various families and individuals who settled in the area and a few poems written by Hotze.

Into Pawnee Buffalo Land, pt. 1
Into Pawnee Buffalo Land, pt. 2

 

Subject headings:

Agriculture -- Nebraska -- Red Willow County
Cambridge (Nebraska) -- History
Crime -- Nebraska -- Red Willow County
Domestic life
Education -- Nebraska -- Red Willow County
Fairs -- Nebraska -- Red Willow County
Floods -- Nebraska -- Republican River
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska
Grasshoppers -- Nebraska -- Red Willow County
Hitchcock County (Nebraska) -- History
Holidays
Horticulture -- Nebraska
Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962
Indianola (Nebraska) -- History
Indians of North America -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Wars
McCook (Nebraska) -- History
Nebraska City (Nebraska) -- History
Overland journeys
Poetry
Populism -- Nebraska
Red Willow County (Nebraska) -- History
Republican River
Weather

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