Nebraska Authors

Ivan Beede

Born 1896-08-27 Surprise, NE

Died 1946-08-18


David City Cemetery

The author is a contemporary of Mari Sandoz, Sophus Keith Winther, Dorothy Thomas and Mignon Eberhardt. Beede was a realist whose book, Pioneer Women, illustrated the disillusion and frustration of Nebraska life in he post-war period.
The University of Nebraska Archives holds his correspondence.

Places Lived

Surprise, NE
David City, NE
Lincoln, NE
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Newark, NJ

Author Of

  • Fiction


Pioneer; Post World War Nebraska


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1918, University of Nebraska, Lincoln



Places Worked

Boston Post
Office of Dependency Benefits, Newark, NJ


Prairie Women. 1930.

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