Railroads -- Kansas
Found in 8 Records:
Agreement to give aid to the Memphis, Kansas and Colorado Railway Company, with 45 signatures. Parsons, Kansas.
H. (Hiram?) L. Marvin was a railroad engineer in the late 19th-early 20th centuries. The collection contains professional correspondence regarding railorad construction and some personal correspondence, as well as photographs of various bridges and railways in Kansas during the late 1800s and early part of the 1900s.
Invitation to attend the opening of the first section of forty miles of the Union Pacific Railroad's road west of the Missouri River
Note in accession file states that the opening was scheduled for August 18, 1864, but was not held because road wasn't acceptable.
Business papers and correspondence of James William Denver from 1839-1912. Includes a diary dated May 20, 1850-September 5, 1850, with miscellaneous notes.
This collection consists of Joseph Cody's letters to his wife, Elvira (Cable) Cody, and those received from other friends, arranged chronologically from 1854-1885. It also includes letters written by Elvira and those she received from friends prior to her marriage to Joseph, arranged chronologically from 1847-1853. Letters written by Elvira's father, Eleazer Cable, a nurseryman in Ohio concerned with the maintenance of the Cable nursery, are dated from 1837-1869.
The record includes the minutes of the formation of the railway, and the board of directors minutes during the time period specified above.
Two diaries with accounts of farmers, agricultural activities, and a climb up Pike's Peak.