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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0705.AM:  Asahel C. Beckwith, 1827-1896



Letter:  1938

Cheyenne, Evanston County, Wyoming: Merchant, broker

Size:  One item



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



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, Asahel 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.



INVENTORY



Frank Beckwith letter, 1938



 



Subject headings:



Beckwith, Asahel C., 1827-1896

Beckwith, Frank Asahel, 1876-1951

Beckwith, Quinn and Company (Wyoming)

Evanston, Wyoming

Union Pacific Railroad Company



Revised TMM      07-18-2017