3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Frontier and pioneer life--Nebraska.

  1. Jesse W. Griest papers, 1869-1884

    1400 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pennsylvania Quaker and Indian agent. Correspondence, letterpress books, diaries, census records, annual reports, financial records, and other records documenting Griest's service as agent for the Bureau of Indian Affairs assigned to the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians in southeastern Nebraska from May 1873 to July 1880.

  2. Elizabeth Burt papers, 1797-1917

    60 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typescript of Burt's autobiographical account as an army wife in the West in the latter half of the nineteenth century and letters to her daughter discussing family life and the routines of military post life. Also includes correspondence and other papers of Burt family members.

  3. Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    750 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.