Nebraska Authors

Jay Amos Barrett

Born 1865-01-01

Died 1937
CA (USA)

Long time librarian and curator at the Nebraska State Historical Society, from 1889 on, who also served briefly as the Society's Assistant Secretary and on its board. He retired to California in the 1930s. He initiated the Society's practice of systematically collecting the state's newspapers. He corresponded with Mari Sandoz about the early history of the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

History; Civics; Nebraska State Historical Society--Employees and Curators

Occupation

Greek & Civics teacher
Librarian
Curator

Places Worked

Lincoln High School

Associations

Mari Sandoz (correspondent)

Bibliography

The Evolution of the Ordinance of 1787. 1891.
The History of Government of Nebraska. 1892.
Nebraska and the Nation. 1906.

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincolnlibraries.org. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?