C. J. Collins letter regarding a map of the Pony Express route
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P703
Letter of transmittal from C. J. Collins, General Passenger Traffic Manager for the Union Pacific Railroad, regarding the gift of a pictorial map of the Pony Express route from the early 1860s between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento, California. The letter describes the map's creators, Wiliam H. Jackson in collaboration with Howard R. Driggs, and conveys background information regarding the map's production.
- September 10, 1951
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RH MS P703
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1951.
The map referred to in the letter can be found at RH Map R536, "Pony express route, April 3, 1860-October 24, 1861."
- Guide to the C. J. Collins Pony Express Route Collection
- C. J. Collins letter regarding the Pony Express route
- Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006. Finding aid encoded by mh, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2017.
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C. J. Collins letter regarding a map of the Pony Express route, RH MS P703, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.