Jefferson Hunsaker Broady, 1844-1908 [RG2958.AM]


RG2958.AM:  Jefferson Hunsaker Broady, 1844-1908

Papers:  1861-1908

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Judge; lawyer

Size:  1.0 cu.ft.; 2 boxes


Jefferson H. Broady served as a judge of the First Judicial District in Nebraska from 1884-1892 and practiced law in Lincoln after he retired from the bench. He was an active member of the Democratic party and a friend of William Jennings Bryan.


This collection is arranged into six series. Series 1 contains general correspondence, 1908. Series 2 is comprised of two account books, 1861, 1870, while Series 3 is a brief book, and Series 4 contains two note books on American law. A series of scrapbooks and miscellaneous items complete the collection. The material in this collection relates to Nebraska politics in the 1880s.

Note:  See the photo component [RG2958.PH] for related images. See the Nebraska History Index for various articles relating to Jefferson Broady.


Series 1 – General correspondence, 1908

Box 1


    1. 1908

Series 2 – Account books, 1861, 1870

    1. Account book, 1861

    1. Account book, 1870

Series 3 – Brief book

    1. Brief book

Series 4 – Note books on American law

    1. Note book

    1. Note book

Series 5 – Scrapbooks

Box 2



Series 6 – Miscellaneous

Brownville, Fort Kearny, and Pacific Railroad Company stock certificate

National Manufacturing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska stock certificate



Broady, Jefferson Hunsaker, 1844-1908

Judges — Nebraska


Lawyers — Nebraska

Politics — Nebraska



Revised TMM   06-24-2009

03-04-2010   Revised TMM

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