Elmer Scipio Dundy, 1830-1896 [RG0969.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0969.AM:  Elmer Scipio Dundy, 1830-1896

Papers:  1830-1896
Richardson County, Nebraska; Pennsylvania:  Lawyer, judge
Size:  One 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 known 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.

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.

 

Subject headings:

Clearfield (Pennsylvania) -- History
Courts -- Nebraska
Dundy Family
Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896
Falls City (Nebraska) -- History
Lawyers -- Nebraska
Politicians -- Nebraska
Richardson County (Nebraska) -- History

 

Revised TMM        05-08-2008

 

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