Manuscript Collection

Samuel Spencer:  In Memoriam - Accession 1050 - M473 (524)

Title

Samuel Spencer: In Memoriam - Accession 1050 - M473 (524)

Authors

Samuel Spencer

Files

Identifier

Accession 1050 - M473 (524)

Inclusive Dates

1910

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

34 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of bound copy of In Memoriam Samuel Spencer: Exercises at the Unveiling of the Monument Erected by the Employees of the Southern Railway Company published in Atlanta, Georgia in 1910. The Memoriam includes a biography of Samuel Spencer (1847-1906) who was a railroad executive and a Confederate Cavalryman during the American Civil War. He became the first President of Southern Railway Company in 1894 and served as such until his death in a railroad accident in 1906. There is also information concerning the monument erected in his honor in Atlanta, Georgia in 1910 by employees of the Southern Railway Company.

Provenance

Unknown

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Samuel Spencer:  In Memoriam - Accession 1050 - M473 (524)

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