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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0963.AM:  Ira Alexander Draper, 1849-1943



Biographical sketch:  ca. 1865, 1938

Falls City, Richardson County, Nebraska:  Letter carrier

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of a biographical sketch of Ira Alexander Draper and describes his mail route from Falls City to Pawnee City, Nebraska, in the 1860s. The sketch was written by Draper’s daughter, Grace D. Schlosser, and includes information about post offices along the route.



The photo component [RG0963.PH] consists of photographic prints, ca. 1865 and 1938. The photographs show Ira Alexander Draper as a young and elderly man.



INVENTORY



Biographical sketch of Ira Alexander Draper



 



Subject headings:



Draper, Ira Alexander, 1849-1943

Falls City (Nebraska) — History

Letter carriers — Nebraska

Pawnee City (Nebraska) — History

Pawnee County (Nebraska) — History

Postal service — Nebraska — Pawnee County

Postal service — Nebraska — Richardson County

Post offices — Nebraska

Richardson County (Nebraska) — History

Schlosser, Grace Darling (Draper), 1892-1973

Table Rock (Nebraska) — History



 



Revised TMM        07-22-2009