Nebraska Authors

George Elliott Howard

Born 1849-10-01 Saratoga, NY (USA)

Died 1928-06-09

George Elliot Howard was the first history instructor at the University of Nebraska, and was a founder of the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


History; Sociology


Graduated 1870, Peru State Normal School, Peru, NE
Bachelor of Arts, 1876, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Ph.D, 1894, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Professor of History
Professor of Political Science and Sociology

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


President of the American Sociological Society in 1917


Development of the King's Peace. 1890.
Local Constitutional History of the United States. 1889.
A History of Matrimonial Institutions. vols. 1-3. 1904.
Preliminaries of the American Revolution 1763-1775. 1907.

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