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Collection Number RG0823.AM
Collection Name RG0823 Brugh, Ralph W., 1902-1976
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 item; 17 pages
Title Ralph W. Brugh manuscript
Date or Date Span 1948
Date 1948
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content 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.
Creator Brugh, Ralph W., 1902-1976
Related units of description A typescript version of this manuscript is available in the NSHS Library [978.252 B758a].
Subjects Frontier & pioneer life
Indians of North America
People Brugh, Ralph W., 1902-1976
Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
Search Terms Alma (Neb.) -- History
Harlan County (Neb.) -- History
Fort McPherson (Neb.) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Indians of North America -- Wars