John E. Land [RG1151.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1151.AM:  John E. Land

Papers:  1872-1942; mostly 1909-1928
Blaine County, Neb.:  Pioneer
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection contains various papers of John E. Land, Blaine County, Nebraska, including a brief reminiscence about Land's pioneer experiences (ca. 1872-1913). The reminiscences describe living in a sod house, grasshopper plagues, etc. Also included in the collection are several business records of Land's dating from 1920s-1941. These business records include real estate mortgages, insurance documents, an application for a cattle brand, and a public sale bill for land. Other miscellaneous items include the 1913 bylaws of the Lincoln, Nebraska, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) Lodge; a time book from 1942 that records hours worked by Land, as well as other workers; a piece of stationery letterhead from the Lindell Hotel (Lincoln, Neb.); and a travel brochure describing detailed sightseeing routes through Nebraska and into South Dakota.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Blaine County (Neb.) -- History
Dunning (Neb.) -- History
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Lincoln, Neb.)
Nebraska -- Description and travel
South Dakota -- Description and travel

 

Revised 04-15-2009   TMM

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