|Name||Cox, Nettie M., 1861-1892?|
|Birthplace||Nebraska City, Nebraska|
|Father||Cox, William Wallace, 1832-1907|
|Mother||Cox, Rebecca (Sampson), 1835-1900|
|Deceased where||Washington DC|
The collection consists of a four page, handwritten essay entitled, "The First Schoolhouse of Seward County," by Nettie M. Cox. The essay is dated November 29, 1878, and gives a physical description of the first school building in Seward County.