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Howard Abbott Scrapbook on the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0035
Description of Contents The collection includes a scrapbook with newspaper clippings on the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad reorganization, receivership, and the shops in Kenwood area of Minneapolis. This scrapbook covering the years of 1934 to 1944 was compiled by Howard Abbott, a long-time employee of M&StL. It gives chronological order and vivid details of how the railroad struggled and succeeded in overcoming their own internal problems. A brief biography on Howard Abbott’s life and involvement in the...
Dates: 1934 - 1944

Howard S. Abbott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0382
Description of Contents

Correspondence compiled by Howard S. Abbott. Most letters are incoming correspondence addressed to Howard S. Abbott, William Lochren, Oliver Mink, or J.D. Springer from 1864 to 1942. All men are connected to Abbott, often through his relationship with the railroads. The bulk of the documents are routine correspondence without obvious topics. The William Lochren series contains many letters addressed to Lochren as Commissioner of Pensions (1893-1896).

Dates: 1864 - 1942

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Commercial correspondence 1
Lawyers -- Minnesota -- Biography. 1
Railroads -- Minnesota 1
 
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Lochren, William, 1832-1912 1
Mink, Oliver 1
Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway 1
Springer, J. D. 1