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Object ID RG0705.AM
Collection RG0705 Beckwith, Asahel C., 1827-1896
Object Name Letter
Extent of Description 1 item
Title Ashael C. Beckwith letter
Dates of Creation 04/23/1938
Date 04/23/1938
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection consists of a three page letter written April 23, 1938 by Frank Beckwith to Louise Stegner of Omaha. He tells what little he knows of his father, Ashael C. Beckwith, and his connection with the Union Pacific Railroad as a contractor for Chinese labor. Other topics described in the letter include his time as commission merchant and partner in Beckwith, Quinn and Company, which was organized in 1875 at Evanston, Wyoming.
Creator Beckwith, Frank Asahel, 1876-1951
Subjects Reminiscing
People Beckwith, Asahel C., 1827-1896
Beckwith, Frank Asahel, 1876-1951
Search Terms Union Pacific Railroad Company
Beckwith, Quinn and Company (Wyo.)