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Object ID RG0842.AM
Collection RG0842 Campbell, John R., 1852-1942
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title John R. Campbell collection
Dates of Creation 1908
Year Range from 1908
Year Range to 1908
Scope & Content The collection consists of two letters and two short manuscript drafts relating to the Campbell family settling in Nebraska in the 1860s. The two letters from 1908 are written to C.S. Paine of the Nebraska State Historical Society from Peter Campbell and John R. Campbell. The manuscript drafts describe the family's journey from Scotland, a brief stay in Nebraska City, Nebraska, and homesteading in Hall County, Nebraska. Included in the manuscripts is information on an Indian raid in which members of the Campbell family were abducted.
Creator Campbell, John R., 1852-1942
Other Creators Campbell, Peter, 1863-1943
Subjects Frontier & pioneer life
Homesteading
Indians of North America
People Campbell, Agnes (Rentoul), 1828-1866
Campbell, Agnes Rentoul, 1857-1896
Campbell, Jessie
Campbell, John R., 1852-1942
Campbell, Peter, 1822-1875
Campbell, Peter, 1863-1943
Dunlap, Christina H. (Campbell), 1848-1924
Search Terms Campbell family
Hall County (Neb.) -- History
Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Hall County
Indians of North America -- Wars