NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0969.AM: Elmer Scipio Dundy, 1830-1896
Richardson County, Neb.; Pennsylvania: Lawyer, judge
Size: 1 folder
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection contains a memorial sketch of Judge Elmer S. Dundy. The sketch relates to his life in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, particularly Richardson County. Dundy was involved with the establishment of Falls City as the Richardson County seat. His legal and political life at the local, county, district, Nebraska territorial, and federal levels is stressed. Elmer Dundy is best know as the judge who presided over the trial of Standing Bear in 1879. The collection also includes a letter from Dundy to an unidentified general, dated March 23, 1876.
Clearfield (Pa.) -- History
Courts -- Nebraska
Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896
Falls City (Neb.) -- History
Lawyers -- Nebraska
Politicians -- Nebraska
Richardson County (Neb.) -- History
ADDITIONAL OR RELATED MATERIALS
The Library/Archives and Museum collections contain various materials relating to Judge Dundy and the trial of Standing Bear, including numerous articles in Nebraska History magazine.
Revised 05-08-2008 TMM