Nebraska Authors

Bartlett Richards

AKA: Bartlett Richards, Jr.

Born 1901-08-28 Coronado, CA (USA)

Died 1978-04-05
Palm Beach County, FL (USA)

Weathersfield Bow, VT (USA)
Weathersfield Bow Cemetery

Son of Bartlett Richards, the famed Sandhills rancher and founder of the Old Spade Ranch. Bartlett Richards, Jr. wrote a biography of his famous father.

Places Lived

Coronado, CA
Chicago, IL
Palm Beach County, FL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Biography


Nebraska History; Sandhills; Cattle Ranching; Ranching History



Places Worked

Acme Steel Company, Chicago, IL


Ruth Van Ackeren Co-author and collaborator.


Bartlett Richards: Nebraska Sandhills Cattleman. with Ruth Van Ackeren and Nellie Snyder Yost, 1980.

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