Heinrich Egge, 1830-1879 [RG4520.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG4520.AM:  Heinrich Egge, 1830-1879

Papers:  1855-1867
Grand Island, Hall County, Neb.:  Homesteader
Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of four folders of material: (1) diary, 1855-1867; (2) diary, 1857-1867; (3) Clippings; (4) German broadside. This material relates to Heinrich Egge's Atlantic crossing on board the S.S. North America in 1855, the journey to Iowa and Nebraska, and pioneer life on the trail and in the settlement.

DESCRIPTION

Box 1
Folder

  1. Diary, 1855-1867 (one typed in German, one typed in English -- includes the ocean voyage, H.L. Weingart translation)
  2. Diary, 1857-1867
  3. Clippings (Serialized version from Grand Island Independent, 1952, the 1857-1867 portion)
  4. One broadside in German

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Diaries
Egge, Heinrich, 1830-1879
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Hall County
Germans in Nebraska
Grand Island (Neb.) -- History
Hall County (Neb.) -- History
Homesteads and homesteading -- Nebraska -- Hall County
Stolley, William F., 1831-1911
Weingart, Harry L.

 

WFS/HEK/js   08-31-1965
nd   07-17-1997
Encoded TMM   03-31-2010

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