F. E. Williams memoirs
Scope and Contents
This collections includes typed excerpts from the memoirs (1861-1931) of F. E. Williams, describing his career in the railroad business. His reminiscences include family history and brief descriptions of railroad travel and operation between 1861-1906.
- Williams, F. E. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
F. E. Williams (1861-1931)had a career in the railroad business. Beginning as a messenger boy for the Erie Railroad in 1876 at the age of fifteen, he moved up through the ranks as telegrapher (Erie R.R., West Shore R.R.), ticket agent (Pennsylvania R.R., Pullman Co.), chief clerk (Pullman Co. Grand Central Station), and Assistant District Supervisor (N.Y.C. Lines).
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Mrs. Ivan E. Estes, Sr., 1958-10-10. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum
Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- F.E. Williams Memoirs
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- January 1965
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.