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Gilmore, Mark Anthony, 1839 - 1921. Reminiscences, 1907

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1352
Overview This collection consists of a handwritten copy of the reminiscences of Mark Anthony Gilmore, of Mapleton, Minnesota. These reminiscences were dictated to Harriet and Paul Barney in 1907. Gilmore discusses his life before moving to Minnesota, moving to Colorado as part of the gold rush, and working on the Union Pacific Railroad. Also included in the collection are three pages of the Gilmore genealogy copied from Alvin Nichols, Utah Pioneer. The original copy of these reminiscences is privately...
Dates: 1907

Northern Pacific Railway Company. Pamphlet Collection, 1867 - 1967

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0104
Overview The Northern Pacific Railway Company collection contains 348 pamphlets. These items contain information concerning the Northern Pacific's annual reports, the reports of branch lines, and immigrant guides to raihoad land in the western states. These pamphlets are duplicates from the complete collection of Northern Pacific papers owned by the Minnesota Historical Society. Due to the varied nature of the items that relate not only to the Northern Pacific Railway Company but also to smaller...
Dates: 1867-1967

Phelps, Andrew G., 1901 - 1981. Oral History Interview, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0190
Overview The Andrew G. Phelps collection contains an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Phelps and Mary E. Sheeran in 1979. Phelps was bom 24 December 1901, and he began working in the railroad business on 29 October 1919. In the interview, Phelps discussed his duties as a fireman on the raihoad in the 1920s and the Great Depression's affects on the railroad industry.
Dates: 1979

Scobie, Elizabeth, 1903-1995. Papers, 1896-1972.

 Collection — Hollinger box: 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0129
Overview The Elizabeth Scobie papers consist of positive photographic copies of her five volume (441L) unpublished history of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Included are copies of some research material, five plat maps of Evan, Minnesota dated 1896-1904, and information about politics, life, and religion in Sleepy Eye.
Dates: 1896-1972