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Eugene Wayne Babcock, 1902-1990

RG5198.AM:  Eugene Wayne Babcock, 1902-1990

Webster and Holt Counties, Neb.; Wyoming:  Educator
Size:  1 folder


The manuscript portion of this collection consists of a two-part autobiography by Eugene W. Babcock; a one-page reminiscence about the visit of Halley's Comet in 1910; two school certificates; and a clipping about Babcock's sixtieth wedding anniversary. The reminiscence discusses Babcock's childhood in western Nebraska, farming and ranching, a cattle drive, his experiences as an educator, and his service in World War II. All items are photocopies; the originals are not in the NSHS collections.

The photo component [RG5198.PH] consists of three images of Babcock in his U.S. Navy uniform, including a formal portrait, and a picture with his daughter, Geraldine.

Note: A collection of items relating to Babcock's military service is housed at the Nebraska History Museum. Not all artifacts are on display; researchers must call for an appointment before scheduling a visit.



Babcock, Eugene Wayne, 1902-1990
Cattle drives -- Nebraska
Education -- Nebraska -- Webster County
Education -- Wyoming
Farm life -- Nebraska
Halley's Comet
Hanna (Wyo.) -- History
School Census -- Hanna (Wyo.)
Webster County (Neb.) -- History
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives


KFK   09-20-2000
11-04-2009   Revised TMM/tmm


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