Phelps Helps Newsletter
Subject Index

1997


The Holdrege Area Genealogy Club
P.O. Box 164
Holdrege, Phelps County, Nebraska


The following are subjects found in the Holdrege Area Genealogy Club's Phelps Helps newsletter 1996. The Phelps Helps is an 8 - 10 page newsletter that is published four times a year containing articles of various Phelps and Harlan County history. The subjects listed below can be found in the Phelps Helps Volume#, Quarterly# and Page# listed after them.

Any Phelps Helps quarterly can be purchased for $2.00 plus 32 cents postage each.

OR 50 cents per page copied with postage being 32 cents up to 4 copies.

Interested genealogists can either write The Holdrege Area Genealogy Club, P.O. Box 164, Holdrege, NE 68949 for additional information or email Sandra Slater.

"Phelps Helps" - Subject Index (1997)        Volume - Issue - Page

Alma - County seat of Harlan Co.                     6- 4- 7
Ambrotypes - History                                 6- 3- 7
Atlanta
    German prisoner of war camp - P.O.W. card file   6- 4- 2
    German prisoner of war camp - Newsletter         6- 2- 3                   
        microfilm available
Bertrand
    "Bertrand Harold" - Civil War Story              6- 1- 3
     History                                         6- 3- 3
     Photograph (Turn of Century)                    6- 3- 3
Blizzards - Great Easter Storm (1873) - History      6- 4- 5
Cemetaries
     Harlan County - Publication in progress         6- 1- 2
     Harlan County - Book for sale      6- 2- 4      6- 3- 2
     Highland (near Bertrand)                        6- 1- 4
     Immanuel Lutheran (Harlan Co.) - Book for sale           
               6- 1- 2     6- 2- 4      6- 3- 2      6- 4- 3
     Phelps County Vol. 1 & 2 - Books for sale                  
               6- 1- 2     6- 2- 4      6- 3- 2      6- 4- 3
     Phelps County Vol. 3 - Publication in progress                  
               6- 1- 2     6- 2- 4      6- 3- 2      6- 4- 3
Censuses - Microfilm available                       6- 2- 3
Check Conversion Service - Ruesch International      6- 3- 2
Christian Children's Home - History                  6- 2- 6
Christian Orphans Home - Photograph                  6- 2- 8
Christmas Shopping (1928) - "Holdrege Daily Citizen" 6- 4- 9
Churches
     Episcopal Church in Nebraska - History          6- 4- 3
     Fjalkestad Parish (Sweden)                      6- 4- 4
     Sweden - Membership records on Internet         6- 1- 1
     Swedish, American & Canadian (Indexes)          6- 3- 2
     Swedish Evangelical Lutheran - Marriages        6- 4- 8
     Vinslov Parish (Sweden)                         6- 4- 4
     Westmark Evangelical                            6- 4- 5
Civil War - Recollections by Landy Walker            6- 1- 3
Computers & Genealogy
     Email addresses of members          6- 1- 2     6- 2- 2
     Holdrege Area Genealogy Club - New Members      6- 1- 1                   
          from Internet
     Internet - Swedish Church Records               6- 1- 1
     "Phelps Helps" on Internet          6- 2- 1     6- 3- 1
Convalescence Home (Holdrege)                        6- 1- 4
Daguerreotypes - History                             6- 3- 7
Droughts - Spring Creek (1874)                       6- 4- 6
Family histories
     Blackburn, John                                 6- 1- 2
     Johnson, Ernest & Irene (Hopkins)               6- 3- 2
     Olson, Olas                                     6- 1- 2
     Peterson & Olson                                6- 3- 2
     Peterson, Nels                                  6- 4- 4
     Walker, Landy                                   6- 1- 3
Fort Kearny - First chaplain                         6- 4- 3
Fort Laramie - Army chaplain                         6- 4- 3
Fraudulent Companies/researchers list                6- 3- 1
Harlan County
     Cemetaries - Book for sale          6- 2- 4     6- 3- 2
     Certificate of Election (1875)                  6- 4- 7
     Early History                                   6- 4- 7
     Immanuel Lutheran Cemetary - Book for sale      6- 2- 4
                                                     6- 4- 3
     School Districts (1938-1939)                    6- 3- 8
     Teachers (1938-1939)                            6- 3- 8
Holdrege
     Christian Children's Home - History             6- 2- 6
     Convalescence Home                              6- 1- 4
     Deisher & Kronquest move business               6- 1- 5
     Glover Post No. 111                             6- 1- 6
     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - Christmas article    6- 4- 9
                                (1928)
     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - On microfilm         6- 1- 2                   
     "Holdrege Progress" - On microfilm              6- 1- 2
     Horse & buggy disappears                        6- 1- 6
     July 4, 1885 Celebration                        6- 1- 7
     News from (July 1885) - "Holdrege Republican"   6- 1- 7
     News from (July 1885) - "Holdrege Republican"   6- 2- 8
     News from (June 1885) - "Holdrege Republican"   6- 1- 6
     Opera house nearing completion                  6- 2- 8
     Radio Station KUVR                              6- 3- 4
     Railroads (Cartoon)                             6- 1- 4
Holdrege Area Genealogy Club
     Email addresses of members          6- 1- 2     6- 2- 2
     New Swedish members                             6- 1- 1
     Outstanding Genealogist Award                   6- 2- 2
     "Phelps Helps" Subject Index                    6- 1- 1
Immigration - First Swedes to America                6- 1- 1
Indianola - Water spout burst                        6- 1- 6
Mail Order Brides (Phelps County)                    6- 3- 6
Marriages
     Phelps County - History                         6- 4- 8
     Phelps County - Microfilm available             6- 2- 3
     Phelps County - Publication in progress         6- 1- 2
                                                     6- 2- 4
Melrose - Early Harlan Co. seat                      6- 4- 7
Mortality schedules (NE) - Microfilm available       6- 2- 3
Nebraska Lumber Co. - Robbery                        6- 2- 8
Nebraska federal & state census - Availability       6- 4- 2
Newspapers                    
     "Bertrand Harold" - Civil War Story             6- 1- 3
     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - Christmas Shopping   6- 4- 9
         (1928)
     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - Convalescence Home   6- 1- 4
     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - Deisher & Kronquest  6- 1- 5
         move business                      

     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - Horse & buggy        6- 1- 6
         disappears
     "Holdrege Daily Citizen" - On microfilm         6- 1- 2
     "Holdrege Progress" - On microfilm              6- 1- 2
     "Holdrege Republican" - News from June 1885     6- 1- 6
     "Holdrege Republican" - News from July 1885     6- 1- 7
     "Holdrege Republican" - News from July 1885     6- 2- 8
     "Nebraska Episcopalian" - Historic Notes        6- 4- 3
     Holdrege - Microfilm available                  6- 2- 3
Orphan Home - School Census (1947)                   6- 2- 4
Orphans - Christian Children's Home History          6- 2- 6
Phelps Center
     Christian Children's Home History               6- 2- 6
     Prairie Fire (1878)                             6- 3- 6 
     Sale of county buildings                        6- 1- 7
Phelps County
     Bertrand - History                              6- 3- 3
     Cemetaries - Books for Sale                     6- 2- 4
     Immigrants from Sweden - List available         6- 2- 1
     Last surviving Civil War veteran                6- 1- 3
     Mail order brides                               6- 3- 6
     Permits to Wed - History                        6- 4- 8
     Prairie fire (1878)                             6- 3- 5
     Probate records (Index)                         6- 1- 1
     Spring Creek - History                          6- 4- 5
Phelps County Museum
     Books purchased/donated                                    
                           6- 1- 2      6- 2- 1      6- 3- 1      
     Historical Collection catalog                   6- 2- 2
     Immigrants from Sweden to Phelps County -       6- 2- 1
          List available                                      
     Library - Microfilm available                   6- 2- 3
Photographs - Old types (History)                    6- 3- 7
Prairie Fires
     Bertrand (1887 & 1888)                          6- 3- 3
     Phelps County (1878)                            6- 3- 5
Prisoner of war camp - Newsletters (Microfilm        6- 2- 3
     available)
Probate Records - Phelps County (Index)              6- 1- 1
Publications in progress
     Harlan County Cemetary Book         6- 1- 2     6- 2- 4
     Phelps County Cemetaries Vol. 3                            
               6- 1- 2      6- 2- 4      6- 3- 2     6- 4- 3
     Phelps County Marriage Books        6- 1- 2     6- 2- 4
Publications for sale
     Harlan Co., NE Cemetaries                       6- 3- 2
     Holdrege Area Genealogy Club        6- 1- 2     6- 2- 4

     Immanuel Lutheran Cemetary (Harlan Co.)                   
                            6- 1- 2      6- 3- 2     6- 4- 3
     Phelps County Cemetaries Vol. 1 & 2                           
                            6- 1- 2      6- 3- 2     6- 4- 3
Rabelov Castle, Sweden (Description)                 6- 4- 4
Radio Stations - KUVR (Holdrege)                     6- 3- 4

Railroads
     Burlington - Locates town of Bertrand           6- 3- 3
     Holdrege (Cartoon)                              6- 1- 4
Ruesch Int'l Financial - Check conversion services   6- 3- 2
Schools                      
     District No. 1 (Rock Falls)                     6- 4- 6
     District No. 2                                  6- 4- 6
     District No. 3                                  6- 4- 6
     Harlan County Districts (1938-1939)             6- 3- 8
     Harlan County Teachers (1938-1939)              6- 3- 8
     Orphan Home Census (1947)                       6- 2- 4
Skane, Sweden (Description)                          6- 4- 4
Societies - Glover Post No. 111 (Holdrege)           6- 1- 6
Sod houses (Photograph)                              6- 2- 7
Speakers
     Meitzler, Leland K.                             6- 3- 2
     Metzner, Leland                                 6- 4- 2
     White, Pippa                                    6- 3- 3
Spring Creek
     Early History                                   6- 4- 5
     Prairie Fire (1878)                             6- 3- 6
Sweden
     Church Records on Internet                      6- 1- 1
     Church records (indexes) - Swedish, American    6- 3- 2
          & Canadian
     First immigrants to America                     6- 1- 1
     Fjalkestad Parish Church                        6- 4- 4
     Immigrants to Phelps Co., NE - List available   6- 2- 1
     Members from Internet                           6- 1- 1
     Ostergotland parishes (some)                    6- 2- 7
     Rabelov Castle                                  6- 4- 4
     Skane                                           6- 4- 4
     Skillingaryd                                    6- 1- 1
     Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center     6- 3- 2
          Holdings
     Vinslov Parish                                  6- 4- 4
Tintypes - History                                   6- 3- 7
Translators (Swedish) - Anderson, Bernice            6- 1- 1
Worlds' Columbian Exposition - Chicago (1892)        6- 4- 7
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