Nebraska Authors

Lynn Ireland

Deputy Director at the Nebraska State Historical Society, the author writes a column on cookery for the Lincoln Journal-Star.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
New York

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Journalism


Historical; Cookery; Museums; Newspaper Columns


B.A. Nebraska Wesleyan College, Lincoln, NE
MA American folk culture, Cooperstown Graduate Program, NY


Museum Administrator
Adjunct Professor of Museum Studies

Places Worked

Museum of Nebraska History
Nebraska State Historical Society
University of Nebraska-Lincoln


American Association for State and Local History
Nebraska Museums Association


The Neligh Mills Cookbook. 1990.
Smithsonian Folklife Cookbook. 1991. (contributor)
Museum Administration: An Introduction. 2003. (co-author with Hugh Genoways)

Essays on food traditions published in
Center for Southern Folklore Magazine
Foodways and Eating Habits: Directions for Research

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