Nebraska Authors

T. A. Larson

Born 1910-01-18 Wakefield, NE (USA)

Died 2001-01-26
Santa Ana, CA (USA)

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Wyoming and Western History


B.A., 1932, University of Colorado
M.A., 1933, University of Colorado
1934-35, University of Chicago
Ph.D., 1937, University of Illinois
Post-Doc, 1937-38, University of London


Instructor, Professor of History
Visiting Professor
Elected member of the Wyoming State House of Representatives

Places Worked

University of Wyoming
Columbia University
U.S. Navy


William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies, 1969-1975
Professor Emeritus, 1975
D. Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award
UW Medallion Service Award
Honorary Doctor of Law degree


American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Western History Association
Joint Appropriations Committee


Wyoming's War Years: 1941-45. 1954.
History of Wyoming. 1965.
Bill Nye's Western Humor. 1968. (editor)
Wyoming: A Bicentennial History. 1977.
History of Wyoming. 1978.
Wyoming: A History. 1984.

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