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Edgar M. Brouse, Agronomy Papers

 Collection — Box: 002
Identifier: RG-08-08-13

Scope and Contents

The Brouse papers consist of agricultural photographs from the University of Nebraska Experiment Station in Valentine, Nebraska, experimental farms, and private ranches in Cherry and Holt counties, Nebraska, from the 1920s-1950s. The photographs document phosphorus treatment research on the growth of clover and other native grasses, cattle food experiments, a 1924 sand blow that occurred west of Thedford, Nebraska, and prairie landscapes. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and location provided in the original captions.

Private farms and ranches include: Frank Ballard Farm (Cherry County), Ed Belsky Ranch (Merriman, Nebraska), Black Ranch (near Brewster, Nebraska), Bowring Ranch (Cherry County), Daniels Ranch (Cherry County), J.W. Davies Ranch, Clarence Ernst Ranch (O'Neill, Nebraska), M.G. French Farm, E.E. Gotschall Meadow (Atkinson, Nebraska), Harnes Ranch (Cherry County), Max Kas Ranch (Steward, Nebraska), McGinley fields (Cherry County), A.R. Modisett Ranch (Rushville, Nebraska), Charley Peterson Ranch (Holt County), Red Deer Ranch (Cherry County), C.S. Reece Ranch (Simeon, Nebraska), Harold Robinson (Thedford, Nebraska), Rolling Stone Ranch (Cherry County), Salsburg Ranch (Stapleton, Nebraska), Albert Salzman Ranch (Ainsworth, Nebraska), Swanson Ranch (Cherry County), Cyrus Wolfenden Ranch (Cherry County), and Henry Wood (Ewing, Nebraska).


  • about 1920s-1950s



1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

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