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C. J. Collins letter regarding a map of the Pony Express route

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P703
Overview

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.

Dates: September 10, 1951

James Henry Lane Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 28
Overview

The collection includes correspondence, notes and source material, clippings, maps, photographs, documents, and other related items, dating primarily from 1841-1923.

Dates: 1841 - 1923

Samuel Knox business papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 22
Overview The correspondence in this collection is primarily concerned with land sales, in Kansas, Nebraska and other states, financial matters, excursion trips to the Western states, and immigration to Kansas and Nebraska. Knox's legal papers are also included. Among Knox's correspondents were soldiers fighting in the Civil War in Kansas and Illinois volunteer regiments, his family (including a family history), requests for information regarding land in Kansas and Nebraska, and responses to Knox's...
Dates: 1852 - 1888