Samuel B. Reed papers, 1841-1921 (inclusive).


Samuel B. Reed papers, 1841-1921 (inclusive).

Correspondence, fianancial records, diaries, papers, and miscellanea relating to Samuel B. Reed's career as an engineer and surveyor for various railroad lines in Canada and the United States. Personal correspondence with Jane Ann Earl Reed and Lucy Adeline Hurd Van Horne also discuss railroad matters.

2 linear feet. (5 boxes)

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