Warman, Cy, 1855-1914

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Cy Warman, 1855-1914, b. Greenup, Ill., educated in the common schools. Worked on the railroad in Colorado from 1880 until his health declined, then, in 1888, went into journalism in Denver and wrote and published verses inspired by the railroads and the Colorado mountains. Had great success with a book of songs, in particular "Sweet Marie." Warman produced many articles, stories and novels about railroads and the West as well as a history of American railroads.

John Sanburn Phillips, 1861-1949, b. Council Bluffs, Ia., editor, publisher. Educated Knox College and Harvard. Began magazine publishing and editing with S.S. McClure, 1882, and was partner in founding McClure's Magazine in 1893.

Jay Gould, 1836-1892, financier, railroad magnate, controlled Western Union Telegraph.

George M. Pullman, 1831-1897, manufacturer, invented railroad car.

Russell Sage, 1816-1906, capitalist, large operator in railroad securities.

Hetty Green, 1835-1916, born in New Bedford, Mass., financier and wealthiest woman in the U.S.

From the description of Letters to "My dear Phillips" and Mr. Brady, 1895-1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 60494240

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creatorOf Rockwood Academy Collection. Research on James J. Hill, student of Rockwood Academy, 1881-1987. University of Guelph
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Warman, Cy, 1855-1914. Letters to "My dear Phillips" and Mr. Brady, 1895-1896. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hite, Cass. The trail of sixty snows : [poem], 1905, March 3. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
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associatedWith Gould, Jay, 1836-1892. person
associatedWith Green, Hetty Howland Robinson, 1835-1916. person
associatedWith Hite, Cass. person
associatedWith Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881 person
associatedWith Phillips, John S. (John Sanburn), 1861-1949, person
associatedWith Pullman, George Mortimer, 1831-1897. person
associatedWith Rockwood Academy Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Sage, Russell, 1816-1906. person
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Birth 1855-06-22

Death 1914-04-07

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