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Name Holdrege, George Ward, 1847-1926
Born 03/26/1847
Birthplace New York City, New York
Role Business
Deceased 09/14/1926
Deceased where Omaha, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG0936.AM - RG0936 Davis, Thomas Milburn, 1918-1988

RG0936.AM - RG0936 Davis, Thomas Milburn, 1918-1988

The collection consists primarily of correspondence relating to Thomas Milburn Davis' biographical study of George Ward Holdrege. The collection contains replies to Davis' requests for information. Other letters refer to Davis' personal life and to the editing of the book/dissertation about Holdrege.

RG3473.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 10 photographs; George Ward Holdrege was general manager of the Omaha, Nebraska, office of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company. This collection relates primarily to mining activities, mineral and land prospects, railroad construction, and agriculture and irrigation in Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota. This collection consists primarily of photographic prints from Homestake Gold Stamp Mills and Mines in South Dakota, ca.1888. These images show both interior and exterior views of the mills and nearby landscapes. The component also includes a photographic print of George Ward Holdrege taken in the 1920s.