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Collection Number RG0808.AM
Collection Name RG0808 Brown, Erastus E., 1836-1908
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Erastus E. Brown papers
Date or Date Span 1871-1890
Year Range from 1871
Year Range to 1890
Admin/Biographical History 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.
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content 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.
Creator Brown, Erastus E., 1836-1908
Subjects Architectural drawings
Business & finance
People Brown, Erastus E., 1836-1908
Butler, David Christy, 1829-1891
Search Terms Architecture--Specifications--Nebraska--Lincoln
Carriage houses--Nebraska--Lincoln
Cobb & Sudduth's Bank (Lincoln, Neb.)
Mendelssohn, Fisher & Lawrie (Omaha, Neb.)