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RG5141.AM:  DePutron Family

Papers:  1861-1935

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box


The collection consists of one box containing papers relating to various members of the DePutron family and related individuals, including Samuel W. Little.  The bulk of the collection consists of legal and financial papers dating from 1861 to 1914.  Also included is a scrapbook entitled, “Tales of the Cornhuskers,” containing clippings about the University of Nebraska football teams from 1932-1935.

Note:  See the photograph and moving image components [RG5141.PH/MI] for related materials.  See also RG1959 and RG5140 for related collections.                                                                                                                                         


Box 1


  1. Court case of Rowena Young vs. John C. DePutron and the Lincoln Driving Park Association, 1884-1888

  2. John C. DePutron’s purchase of a Columbia Safety Bicycle, 1894

  3. S.W. Little & Co., 1879-1881

  4. S.W. Little building, 1895, 1907-1908

  5. S.W. Little will and estate papers, 1904-1914

  6. S.W. Little & D.B. Alexander deeds, etc., 1861-1886, 1904

  7. D.B. & W.R. Alexander bills paid, 1886

  8. Abstracts of title, mortgage papers, etc.

  9. Deed for property in Louisiana, 1904

  10. Miscellaneous

  11. “Tales of the Cornhuskers” scrapbook, 1932-1935


Subject headings:

Alexander, D.B.

Alexander, W.R.

DePutron family

DePutron, John C., 1842-1908

Lincoln (Nebraska) — Businesses

Little, Samuel W., 1818-1911

S.W. Little & Company (Lincoln, Nebraska)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln — Football


TMM     11-10-2018