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Object ID RG0962.AM
Collection RG0962 Douglass, Stephen Ralph, 1828-1905
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Stephen Ralph Douglass collection
Dates of Creation 1850s?-1905
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1905
Scope & Content The collection contains a booklet entitled, "A History of the Life of Stephen Ralph Douglass and Jane Elizabeth Douglass." It tells of their lives in Iowa and in Otoe and Seward Counties in Nebraska. While in Seward County, Douglass was involved with loaning money and dealing in stock. He was a charter member of the First National Bank of Seward. In 1888 he and Jane were instrumental in organizing the First Congregational Society of Seward, Nebraska. The booklet also mentions the relationship between the homesteaders and Indians, particularly in Seward County. Also included in the collection is a sympathy letter from I.B. Ann, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to Jane Douglass at the loss of her sister (year unknown).
Finding Aids Stephen Ralph Douglass collection finding aid.
Related units of description See RG0961 William T. Donovan collection. William T. Donovan was a brother to Jane (Donovan) Douglass.
Subjects Indians of North America
People Ann, I.B.
Douglass, Jane Elizabeth (Donavan), 1829-1910
Douglass, Stephen Ralph, 1828-1905
Search Terms Donavan family
Douglass family
Indians of North America -- Nebraska -- Seward County
Otoe County (Neb.) -- History
Seward County (Neb.) -- History