Acquired by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, made a separate Territory by Act of Congress in 1854, Nebraska became the 37th state on March 1, 1867. Home of Arbor Day, Kool-Aid, Cliff Notes, the Vise-Grip, Henry Fonda, Johnny Carson, Marlon Brando, Malcolm X, Warren Buffett, the world's largest train yard, and the Unicameral, Nebraska leads the nation in the production of beef carcasses.

Publications archived here represent significant or interesting works about Nebraska's history, economy, and culture that didn't conveniently fit anywhere else.

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Nebraskiana Publications