|Name||Hoover, William Henry, 1833-1898|
|Birthplace||Miami County, Ohio|
|Spouse||Hoover, Harriett Ann (Favorite), 1846-1921|
|Children||Hoover, Annie Favorite, 1876-1877|
|Deceased where||Lincoln, Nebraska|
The collection contains a handwritten copy of the articles of incorporation for the Brownville, Ft. Kearney and Pacific Railroad Company, 1867. Included are two printed statements relating to the development of the railroad around 1867-1871 through Nemaha, Johnson, and Gage Counties, Nebraska. These provide information on the route and how construction will be paid. One booklet contains a foldout map of the railroad's route.