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    • Bernardo De Galvez and the Anglo-American Struggle for the Trans-Appalachian West, 1777-1779 

      Williams, Harold D. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1969)
      Spanish American relations during the American Revolution were extraordinary. Madrid did not openly support the Americans as did its French ally. Instead, the Spanish chose a clandestine policy for aiding the insurgents ...
    • Books, Bibles, and Boosters: Colleges on the Urban Frontier of Nebraska Territory (1854-1867) 

      Wilhite, Ann L. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1977)
      The story of early Nebraska has often been told. It is the story of a rural frontier: of sod houses, cow chips, grasshopper plagues, and sun-bronzed farmers. Forgotten is that Nebraska in the beginning was also an urban ...
    • The Chautauqua and Lyceum Movements in Pottawattamie County, Iowa 

      Hade, Evelyn Marie (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1972)
      Nineteenth century America offered few opportunities for adult education and cultural enrichment until two movements emerged—the Lyceum and the Chautauqua. They developed separately and yet were closely intertwined. Both ...
    • For God or Caesar? A Study of Americas' Church Reaction to Religious Persecution in the Third Reich 

      Bard, Dean Y. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1969)
      This study is an account of American Church reaction, Protestant and Roman Catholic, to the persecution of Christians and Jews in Nazi Germany. Reports and comments about the crisis of Church and State in Hitlerdom from ...
    • Nebraska Methodist Higher Education Prior to 1890 

      Pitchford, Douglas S. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1976)
      As the title indicates, this study deals with nineteenth century higher education—specifically Methodist endeavors in Nebraska during its frontier period. As was true with most of the institutions offering so-called higher ...
    • The Selection of a Capital for Nebraska 

      Crawford, Charles W. III (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1971)
      One of the fascinating stories of our Nation's history is that of Westward expansion. The men who led this movement seem larger than life to today's student. The issues they fought for, and over, also assume magnified ...