Nebraska Authors

Ray Harold Mattison

Born 1903-09-15 Near Belgrade, NE (USA)

Died 1980-10-06
Tucson, AZ (USA)

Places Lived

Albion, NE
Omaha, NE
Tucson, AZ

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Bachelor of Arts in Education, 1934, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE
Master of Arts in American History, 1937, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Superintendent of the State Historical Society of North Dakota

Places Worked

United States Park Service: 1940-1965
State Historical Society of North Dakota: 1965-1969


The Harney Expedition Against the Sioux: The Journal of Captain John B.S. Todd. 1962.
As I Saw It: The Recollections and Observations of a Nebraska Maverick, 1903-1978. (manuscript)

Mr. Mattison wrote and published more than 50 articles about the American West during his career as a Historian.

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