Nebraska Authors

Katharine Parker Riddle

Born 1919-05-21 Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Died 2014-07-27
Tucson, AZ (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
San Antonio, TX

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Women--Agriculture; Nebraska--Women; Memoir


MS, 1942, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
PhD, 1975(?)


Former faculty member, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


YWCA's Tribute to Women Award, 1987.


Founded several organizations, including the International Center and the Nebraska/Kansas in the World, a group formed to educate rural women about their role in agriculture.


Women and the Development of the World: A Study Guide for Development Education Programs, 1987.
A Nourishing Life: a memoir. 1999.

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