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Name Bookwalter, John Wesley, 1839-1915
Born 1839
Deceased 1915

Associated Records

Image of RG0742.AM - RG0742 Bookwalter, John Wesley, 1839-1915

RG0742.AM - RG0742 Bookwalter, John Wesley, 1839-1915

The collection consists of one volume recording rents collected on land in Kansas and Nebraska in 1906 owned by John Wesley Bookwalter. The volume includes names of renters, acres planted and yields of various crops.

Image of RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

The Riley collection contains large amounts of material related to the history of Nebraska and its people. There are four series: 1) Research Materials; 2) Correspondence, 1973-1975; 3) Vertical File Materials; and 4) Miscellaneous Materials. Series 1, Research Materials, encompasses over half of the entire collection. Included here are mainly transcriptions of newspaper clippings organized by subject. Substantial material can be found specifically relating to Webster County history, Willa Cather, cattle ranching, various forts, the Pawnee tribe, and the genealogy of many pioneering families. Series 2, Correspondence, 1973-75, is a small series of Rileyís letters to and from individuals