Nebraska Authors

Lila Gravatt Scrimsher

AKA: Mrs. Harvey W.

Born 1897 Talmage, NE (USA)

Died 1974-09-12
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Grant Cemetery, Talmage, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Talmage, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Children's Fiction; Children's Nonfiction


Nebraskan Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Arts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Academy of Fine Arts and Art Institute, Chicago, IL



Places Worked

Malvern, IA schools
Tecumseh, NE schools
Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE


Nebraska Writers Guild


Pioneers of the Air. 1929.
Pioneers of the Deep. 1930.
Pumpkin Flood at Harper's Ferry. 1962.
General Pershing, Strong Man. 1965.
The Writers' Guild Bulletin. (Editor)

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