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Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS346

Scope and Content

This collection consists of fourteen volumes of material relating to the Railway Mail Service, 4th Division of the United States Post Office. Included are appointment records and superintendent's general correspondence. The appointment books include the name of the employees, their ages, where appointed, salary, how appointed, reason for termination, date of appointment, commenced service, ceased service, pay office, and their key number to the iron mail lock. Most of the volumes are divided into groups according to the route and route mileage. The superintendent's general correspondence ledger is a group of carbon copies of letters sent by the superintendent.

Dates

  • 1887-1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Administrative information about the Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office has not been determined.

Extent

15.29 linear ft. (10 oversize boxes)

Language

English

Title
Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office
Author
Melanie Stephan
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
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