NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3107.AM: Frank Waldo Littlefield, 1855-1946
Dorchester, Saline County, Neb.: Farmer
Size: 0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection consists of a transcript of the diary of Frank W. Littlefield of Dorchester, Nebraska [photocopy, 109 p.]. Entries span the years 1892-1945, and include such topics as farming methods, the role of the church in the community, school district meeting news, ladies circles, entertainment (the opera house, etc.), the effects of national news on a small community, the impact of World Wars I and II, and news of births, deaths, and marriages of family and neighbors. Included are a detailed index of the diary [68 p.], and appendices with photocopies of: genealogical charts of the Littlefield family, photographs, and documents (will and probate materials of Frank W. Littlefield, selected letters, maps, etc., as well as reminiscences and an "Early History of Frank W. Littlefield" by his daughter, Ada Littlefield.
Diary transcript, photocopies of papers, reminiscences, etc.
Dorchester (Neb.) -- History
Farm life -- Nebraska -- Saline County
Littlefield, Frank Waldo, 1855-1946
Saline County (Neb.) -- History
Encoded TMM 06-11-2010