Nebraska Authors

Jane Barbour Ramsey

AKA: Jane Aldyth Barbour Ramsey

Born 1917-06-22 Scottsbluff, NE (USA)

Died 2012-05-17
Scottsbluff, NE (USA)



Her articles have appeared in True West; Persimmon Hill; Writings From the Great Plains (of which she was editor); Empire Magazine; Rocky Mountain National Park News; Senior Edition; PEO Record; Green Thumb, a publication of the Denver Botanic Gardens; and she has been a columnist for the Bethesda, MD, Journal.

Places Lived

Scottsbluff, NE
Lincoln, NE (1925-2010)
Estes Park, CO
Bethesda, MD

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Journalism


Local History; Magazine Essays; Nebraska Subjects


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Magna Cum Laude, 1938, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


High school English Teacher
Free-lance Writer
Business Owner

Places Worked

Scottsbluff High School, Scottsbluff, NE
Soup Kettle Restaurant, Scottsbluff, NE


League of Women Voters
Western Writers of America
Delta Gamma Sorority
Mortar Board
Phi Beta Kappa


The Bluff Called Ma-a-pa-te: North Platte Valley Tales. 1990.
Scottsbluff: 1900-2000, Evolution of a City. 2000.

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