Nebraska Authors

Adam C. Breckenridge

Born 1916-07-10 Turney, MO (USA)

Died 2001-06-11
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Places Lived

Turney, MO
Maryville, MO
Columbia, MO
Princeton, NJ
Lincoln, NE
State College, PA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Missouri - Government; Nebraska - Government; National Government; Criminal Justice


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1936, Northwest Missouri State College, Maryville, MO
Master of Arts Degree, 1938, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Ph.D., 1942, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


Instructor, Christian College, Columbia, Missouri
Instructor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Professor of Political Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Chairman, Political Science Department, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Chancellor's Assistant for Academic Affairs, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Dean of Faculties, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Vice Chancellor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Acting Director of Libraries, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Visiting Professor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Places Worked

Christian College, Columbia, Missouri
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA


American Political Science Association
National Municipal League
American Society for Public Administration
American Association of University Professors
Nebraska State Historical Society
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Executive Council


The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Administration of Criminal Justice. 1938.
Law Enforcement in Missouri. with John Heinberg, 1942.
State Administrative Supervision of Local Finance in New Jersey. 1942.
Readings in American State Government. with L.W. Lancaster, 1950.
One House for Two: The Nebraska Unicameral Legislature. 1957.
The University of Nebraska Mission in Colombia : The First Two Years, 1966-1968. 1968.
The Right to Privacy. 1970.
Congress Against the Court. 1971.
The Executive Privilege. 1974.
Electing the President. 1982.

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