Burwell-Guy family papers 1820-1873 (bulk 1840-1859)
Pearce Atkinson papers
Atkinson, George W. P. and Atkinson, Pearce, 1868-1896
1 linear foot
The Pearce Atkinson papers contain correspondence between Atkinson and his parents, written primarily in the 1890s. The majority of the letters date from his time at Lehigh University and early engineering career with the Union Pacific Railway. These letters include descriptions of his college life and later railroad work in the mountains of Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.
The material is in English
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