Nebraska Authors

Robert Murray

AKA: Robert A. Murray

Born 1929 Craig, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Wayne, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Wyoming and Western American history


Bachelor of Arts, 1952, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE
Master of Science, 1956, Kansas State University, Manhatten, KS


Teacher prior to 1958
National Park Service historian, 1958-68

Places Worked

Various parks and museums


Carnegie fellow in International Affairs at University of Wyoming, 1960
Cumulative Service Award, Wyoming Historical Society, 1970


Wyoming Historical Society
Montana Historical Society


Fort Laramie's Historic Buildings. 1965.
Pipestone: A History 1965.
Pipes on the Plains. 1968.
Chronicles of the Yellowstone. 1968. (edited by E.S. Topping)
Military Posts in the Powder River Country. 1968.
The Army on Powder River. 1969.
Citadel on the Santa Fe Trail. 1970.
Miners' Delight, Investers' Despair. 1972.
Fort Laramie, Visions of a Grand Old Post. 1974.
Military Posts of Wyoming. 1975.
Contributor to western history journals

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