Erastus E. Brown, 1836-1908 [RG0808.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0808.AM:  Erastus E. Brown, 1836-1908

Business papers: 1871-1890
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Businessman; politician
Size:  1 folder

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Born August 15, 1836 at Jordan, New York, Erastus E. Brown served as Mayor of Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1872-1873.  He also served in the Nebraska State House of Representatives from 1879-1883.  He died August 15, 1908 in Lincoln and is buried at Wyuka Cemetery.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains miscellaneous business papers, 1871-1875, of Erastus E. Brown of Lincoln, Nebraska. Included are a bank book for Cobb & Sudduth's Bank, some cancelled checks, and an 1880 promissory note signed by David Butler. Also in the collection are the original specifications for a two-story brick and frame stable and carriage house for Brown, done by Mendelssohn, Fisher & Lawrie, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska, April 23, 1890.

DESCRIPTION

Business papers, 1871-1890

 

Subject headings:

Architectural drawings
Architecture -- Specifications -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Brown, Erastus E., 1836-1908
Buildings -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Butler, David Christy, 1829-1891
Business & finance
Carriage houses -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Cobb & Sudduth's Bank (Lincoln, Neb.)
Mendelssohn, Fisher & Lawrie (Omaha, Neb.)
Outbuildings -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Stables -- Nebraska -- Lincoln

 

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