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Name Thayer County (Neb.) -- History

Associated Records

Image of RG0774.AM - RG0774 St. Michael's Church (Fairbury, Neb.)

RG0774.AM - RG0774 St. Michael's Church (Fairbury, Neb.)

The collection consists of one item, a report, June 4, 1909, written by Rev. John J. Carey, Rector of St. Michael's Church in which he lists purchases made for that church as well as for the St. Aloysius Church at Gilead, Nebraska. A note about services held by Rev. Carey in Nelson is also included.

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

Image of RG1099.AM - RG1099 Hulshizer, Nellie Blanche (Slonecker), 1897-1982

RG1099.AM - RG1099 Hulshizer, Nellie Blanche (Slonecker), 1897-1982

The collection contains materials concerning the publication of the article, "Pioneering on the Niobrara at Meadville," in <em>Nebraska History</em>, vol. 34, no. 2. Nellie B. Hulshizer of Ainsworth, Nebraska, writes about the lives of her grandfather, Merritt Mead and his wife Sarah, particularly when they were living in Thayer, Brown, and Keya Paha Counties in Nebraska from the 1870s to the early 1900s. Hulshizer writes about their family and neighbors, homesteading, weather, health, and vigilance committees. Noted was the establishment of Meadville, Nebraska, named after Merritt Mead. The collection also includes correspondence between Hulshizer and Harry Robinson of the NSHS in regards