Charles Sumner Gleed papers, 1872-1928 (bulk 1880-1920).


Charles Sumner Gleed papers, 1872-1928 (bulk 1880-1920).

Correspondence, financial & other business records, speeches & articles, clippings, and other items reflecting the diversity of his interests, including newspapers & journalism, including ownership of the Kansas City journal (Mo.); the telephone & telegraph, especially the Missouri & Kansas Telephone Co., later Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. (now AT & T) and the Piersen Telegraph Transmission Co.; real estate & irrigation; the Republican Party; banking & finance, including the Farmers' Loan & Trust Company of Kansas; and railroads, especially the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. Correspondents include Frederick Funston and John J. Ingalls.

23 ft. (55 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7612474

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