Collection, [n.d.]


Patterson, Robert Maskell. Collection, [n.d.]

Collection, [n.d.]

Consists of a typescript entitled "A Short Account of the Preliminary Survey of the Northern Pacific Railway in 1871", describing Patterson's activities as a Northern Pacific Railway employee and a casual laborer in North Dakota and Montana, ca. 1879-1929.

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Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854 (person)

Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824. From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093 Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor ...

Northern Pacific Railroad Company (corporateBody)

These documents are duplicate copies from the papers of George A. Brackett, now part of the Northern Pacific Railroad collection at the Minnesota Historical Society. From the description of Papers. 1864-1914. (Tri-College Library). WorldCat record id: 18832082 Isaac "Ike" Gravelle was born in Canada in October 1871. He came to the United States in 1886. He was sent to the Montana State Prison in May 1891 on a conviction for horse stealing. After his release in 1893 he worked...