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Collection Number RG1096.AM
Collection Name RG1096 Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962
Identifier Manuscript
Size and Materials 0.2 cu.ft.; 1 box
Title William Herman Hotze collection
Date or Date Span 1957
Year Range from 1957
Year Range to 1957
Scope & Content 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.
Creator Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962
Finding Aids William Herman Hotze finding aid
Subjects Agriculture
Crimes
Domestic life
Education
Fairs
Floods
Frontier & pioneer life
Grasshoppers
Holidays
Horticulture
Indians of North America
Poetry
Populism
Rivers
Travel
Weather
People Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962
Search Terms Agriculture -- Nebraska -- Red Willow County
Cambridge (Neb.) -- 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 (Neb.) -- History
Holidays
Horticulture -- Nebraska
Indianola (Neb.) -- History
Indians of North America -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Wars
McCook (Neb.) -- History
Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History
Overland journeys
Poetry
Populism -- Nebraska
Red Willow County (Neb.) -- History
Republican River
Weather