Nebraska Authors

Esther S. Anderson

AKA: Dr. Esther Sanfreida Anderson

Born 1891-05-19 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1976-07-14
Washington, DC (USA)

Buried 1976-07-20
Lincoln, NE (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Professor of Geography at University of Nebraska

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Madison, WI
Worcester, MA
Washington, D.C.
Huntsville, TX

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




BS, 1915, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
MA, 1917, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, 1921-22
Fellow at Clark University, 1929-30
PhD in Geography, 1932, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Instructor of Geography, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Instructor of Geography, University of Wisconsin
Associate Geographer, United States Department of War
Economics Statistician, United States War Production Board
Economist and Chief of Cordage Unit, United States Civilian Production Administration
Professor of Geography, University of Nebraska
Professor, Sam Houston State Teachers College

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Sam Houston State Teacher's College (1925), Huntsville, TX
Military Intelligence, United States War Department, 1942-43
United States War Production Board, 1943-45
United States Civilian Production Administration, Cordage Unit, 1945-46


Delegate to the International Geographical Congress, Warsaw, POLAND, 1934
National Chairman of the Fellowship Awards Committee of Sigma Delta Epsilon, Graduate Women's Scientific Research Fraternity, 1952
American Association of Geography
National Council of Geography Teachers, Second Vice President, 1941
Nebraska Council of Geography Teachers


Regions and Nations of the World. 1946.

Published articles:
'Urban Changes in the United States During the Last Decade.' 1951.
'Problems in Urban Population Variability.' 1952.

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