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Name Lawyers -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0969.AM - RG0969 Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896

RG0969.AM - RG0969 Dundy, Elmer Scipio, 1830-1896

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.

Image of RG1101.AM - RG1101 Huntington, Harry F., 1878-1974

RG1101.AM - RG1101 Huntington, Harry F., 1878-1974

The collection contains of a book length manuscript written by Harry F. Huntington of Longmont, Colorado. The manuscript is entitled, "William Jennings Bryan, the Man I Knew," and was written by Huntington sometime around 1955. A minister and friend of William Jennings Bryan, Huntington writes about Bryan's ancestors; his childhood life in Salem, Illinois; his education; his career as a lawyer in Lincoln, Nebraska; his political life and causes; and his religious life. Huntington gives his observations of Bryan as well as other people's impressions. The manuscript contains passages of speeches given by Bryan as well as information about the Bryans donating their house, "Fairview," to the M