Nebraska Authors

Craig Umland

Born ≈ 1947 NE (USA)

Son of Nebraska author Rudolph Umland and brother of author Eric Umland. Together with his brother Eric, he wrote the book Mystery of the Ancients: Early Spacemen and the Mayas. Craig served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict, then moved to Kansas City, MO to work in banking and pursue his writing interests.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Chicago, IL
Kansas City, MO

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Master of Arts Degree in Ancient Civilizations, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL





Mystery of the Ancients: Early Spacemen and the Mayas. 1974. (with Eric Umland)

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