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Name Paxton, William A., 1837-1907
Born 01/26/1837
Notes President, Union Stock Yards Company
President, Paxton-Gallagher Company
President, Paxton-Vierling Iron Works
President, Omaha Transfer Company
Director, First National Bank of Omaha
Spouse Paxton, Mary Jane, 1839-1910
Children Paxton, William A., 1866-1910
Paxton (infant), 1868-1868
Deceased 1907

Associated Records

Image of RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

The Riley collection contains large amounts of material related to the history of Nebraska and its people. There are four series: 1) Research Materials; 2) Correspondence, 1973-1975; 3) Vertical File Materials; and 4) Miscellaneous Materials. Series 1, Research Materials, encompasses over half of the entire collection. Included here are mainly transcriptions of newspaper clippings organized by subject. Substantial material can be found specifically relating to Webster County history, Willa Cather, cattle ranching, various forts, the Pawnee tribe, and the genealogy of many pioneering families. Series 2, Correspondence, 1973-75, is a small series of Rileyís letters to and from individuals