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Collection Number RG1076.AM
Collection Name RG1076 Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942
Identifier Reminiscence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Boone B. Hawthorne collection
Date or Date Span 1893-1913
Year Range from 1893
Year Range to 1913
Admin/Biographical History Born in Pennsylvania on July 24, 1864, Boone B. Hawthorne traveled to Nebraska in 1885, where he homesteaded in Grant County. Hawthorne also taught in the local schools at Myrna, Sergeant, Loup City, Broken Bow and Hyannis. After retiring in 1917, Hawthorne returned to Pennsylvania. He died on July 30, 1942, and is buried in Cambridge Upper Cemetery, Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania.
Scope & Content Boone B. Hawthorne was a teacher, school administrator, and homesteader in Custer, Grant, and Loup Counties. This collection relates to his career in education and to homesteading. The manuscript portion of the collection consists of Hawthorne's writings about homesteading. The manuscripts relate particularly to homesteading on land withdrawn from the Nebraska National Forest, 1909-1913.
Creator Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942
Finding Aids Boone B. Hawthorne finding aid
Related units of description The photo component of the collection [RG1076.PH] consists of photographic prints, 1893-1908 and undated. Hawthorne taught at Mrrna, Sargent, Loup City, Broken Bow, and Hyannis, Nebraska. These photographs document his teaching career and include a variety of class photos. Also included are images of horseback riding, picnicking, and the Sears store in Hyannis.
Subjects Education
People Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942
Search Terms Ansley (Neb.)
Broken Bow (Neb.)
Callaway (Neb.)
Custer County (Neb.) -- History
Education -- Nebraska
Educators -- Nebraska
Grant County (Neb.) -- History
Homesteading -- Nebraska
Hyannis (Neb.)
School buildings -- Nebraska
School children
Students -- Nebraska
Teachers -- Nebraska
Teachers' institutes