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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