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Object ID RG0969.AM
Collection RG0969 Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896
Object Name Biography
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Judge Elmer S. Dundy collection
Dates of Creation 1876-1930
Year Range from 1876
Year Range to 1896
Scope & Content The collection consists of one folder containing a memorial sketch of Judge Elmer S. Dundy and other biographical information. 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 know 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.

Creator Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896
Finding Aids Elmer S. Dundy finding aid.
Related units of description 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.
Subjects Law & legal affairs
Lawyers
Judges
Politicians
People Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896
Search Terms Clearfield (Pa.) -- History
Courts -- Nebraska
Dundy Family
Falls City (Neb.) -- History
Lawyers -- Nebraska
Politicians -- Nebraska
Richardson County (Neb.) -- History