THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Format Correspondence

1896 Pullman's Palace Car Company Letter

Letter written by Pullman's Vice-President, Horace Porter, on June 11, 1896 to Henry R. Reed concerning Vice-President Adali Stevenson and his use of a train car during convention week.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Historic_Reference; Events_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Acknowledgement of Sympathy Expression

Small card from Mrs Pullman and family sent in response to expressions of sympathy related to George Pullman death.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Correspondence

Agreement between Alabama Great Southern Railroad Co. and Pullman Co.

Contract with supplemental agreement as well. Dated November 1, 1895 through November 1, 1913. Multiple pages of correspondence included as well; related to contract revisions due to inclusion of Southern Railroad Company into the Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company.

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Arcade Park Christmas Card

1975, issued by The Northern Trust Company

Subject: Arcade_Park; Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Pullman_Views; Format: Correspondence

Christmas Card

Christmas card sent to Lorraine Beck, 607 W. 103rd Street, Roseland from beau Roy serving in France in 1944.

Subject: World_War_II; Roseland_Community; Format: Correspondence

Florence Lowden Miller Note

Handwritten thank-you note to Mario Avignone from Florence Lowden Miller, granddaughter of George Pullman. Undated.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Florence Lowden Miller Note

Handwritten thank-you note to Mario Avignone from Florence Lowden Miller, granddaughter of George Pullman. Undated.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Landmark Status, National

Letter to Abner J. Mikva, U.S. House of Representatives, notifing him that the Pullman Historic District was awarded national landmark status. Letter from Roger C. B. Morton, Secretary of the Interior, dated February 25, 1971.

Subject: Pullman_Landmark; Format: Correspondence

Letter about Inspectress job

Letter to George Pullman, from Nellie Duryea, regarding job prospects for a Inspectress job asking for his intervention.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter and Washington Irving pamphlet

Pamphlet from Prof. Alvah Bradish, regarding his visits to Washington Irving as he painted Irvings portrait.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter expressing sorrow over death of George Pullman

Telegram from L. M. Johnson to C. S. Sweet, expressing great sorrow over death of George Pullman and regrets he cannot get to Chicago in time for funeral.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Accidnet Insurance The Fidelity and Casualty Co. of New York

Letter regarding a new coupler that Harry R. Hay is trying to sell to Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from America Illustration

Letter to George Pullman, from American Illustrated, requesting information needed for inclusion in their publication.

Subject: Advertising; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from American Surety Company for reference

Letter requesting a reference for the B.B. Frost & Co. and financial standing with the Pullman PCC.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Annie M. Fowler

Letter to George Pullman requesting several checks for $100 and for interest...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Belle Powell

Letter from Belle Powell to George Pullman asking him to buy an apt. building to help her out.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Main Railroad

Letter from Lucius Tuttle, President of the Boston & Main Railroad, to George Pullman, describing his version of a railroad accident in Medford,MA.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Main Railroad re Annual Meeting

Letter from Lucius Tuttle, President, requesting Pullman's attendance at their Annual Meeting or return of waiver of notice.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Maine Railroad re Board meeting

Letter to George Pullman reminding him of Main Central annual meeting at Portland on Wednesday the 20th. A special train has been engaged to bring him and other members and return them.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Maine Railroad re substitute proxy

Letter from Lucius Tuttle regarding returning a substitute proxy for their annual meeting. Apparently Pullman lost the first one sent.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. J. Hicks, YMCA

Letter thanking George Pullman for his "favor of the 16th" and his interest in their work.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. N. Fay, Orchestra Association

Letter to George Pullman from C. N. Fay, Orchestra Association, regarding part payment of $500 on a $1,000 pledge.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. P. Campbell offering property

Letter to George Pullman offering property at NW corner of Jackson & Michigan in Chicago ( 166 Michigan). Figures for costs discussed. Mentions "large music house" interest in locating near there...Orchestra Hall?

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. W. Branski re: coupler

Letter to Pullman Palace Car Company regarding a new coupler he has invented.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Charles S. Trudeau asking for loan

Letter to George Pullman, telling of receiving his CPA with Pullman's help and asks for loan to help situate his elderly mother.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Chicago Board of Education re: additional school facilities at Pullman

Letter from J.A. Guilford, Board of Education of City of Chicago, Business Mgr., advising Pullman the request for additional school facilities at Pullman had been presented to the Board.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Schools; Pullman_Town; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Clara Doolittle

Letter asking George Pullman for a rail pass for her son to get to Seattle as he is in a "serious state of health" and needs to get to Seattle.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Clarence Bennett re: Church of Johnstown

Note from Clarence Bennett with facsimile letter to George Pullman requesting money for the 2nd Presbyterian Church of Johnston, PA to assist expansion of church and school ( 9 years after the Johnstown flood).

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Committee of '97

Letter and tickets sent to George Pullman from the Committee of '97 (Illinois Convention) asking for payment or return of tickets. He returned the tickets.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from D. H. Pinney with news clipping

Letter from D. H. Pinney to George Pullman that notes he has just returned from a trip east including Albion Heading Reunion, with a news clipping.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Daniel T. Hunt re Meeting of American Surety Company

Letter requesting the presence of George Pullman at the Trustees mtg of the American Surety Company of New York on October 19, 1897.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Dunlap Smith & Co.

Letter to George Pullman offering Pullman American Express Company property on Clinton & Jefferson in Chicago...building outfitted for 750 horse stalls, 500 wagons, 110,000 bushels of grain, shoeing shop, 20-ton elevators.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from E. Leaden re job

Letter to C. S. Sweet pleading for a job for a family member long out of work

Subject: Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Edward Bryant re Charles Seeburger

Letter to George Pullman from his secretary Edward Bryant regarding a bad loan made to Mr. Charles Seeburger.

Subject: Pullman_Bank; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Edward Mason, Mason Brothers

Letter to George Pullman from Edward Mason, regarding the situation of a Mr. Badger who is about to be foreclosed on for some unnamed property.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Edwin P. Merwin & Co., Bankers

Letter of introduction to George Pullman, from Merwin & Co., explaining they handle stocks and bonds for the Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf R. R. as well as stock of Missouri, Kansas & Texas Trust.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Etna Insurance Company, Pacific Branch

Letter to George Pullman from T. E. Pope, Etna Insurance Company, Pacific Branch, asking to meet with him when he is in San Francisco.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Eva Pope to Pullman Co. executives

Letter from Eva Pope citing her qualifications as a manager of estates; seeking a position helping to manage the Pullman estate after George Pullman died.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from F. L. Adams, Holmes, Booth & Haydens

Letter to George Pullman requesting a credit reference for a Mr. C. E. Loss of Freeport, IL for $1,000.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from F. S. Moseley & Co., Note Brokers

Letter to George Pullman, offering money at 4% for 12 months.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from F. Wolcott Jackson re pass

Letter from F. Wolcott Jackson, General Superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, requesting a pass for his son returning from China to come home - Tacoma to Chicago.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Fred L. Fake to George M. Pullman

Letter from Fred L. Fake, real estate broker to George M. Pullman offering land adjacent to the Pullman Building.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from George Brown comparing couplers

Letter to George Pullman, from George Brown, Pullman General Manager, comparing the Gould coupler vs the janney-Buhoup coupler.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from George Ryder re Hotel Bill

Letter to George Pullman from George E. Ryder of the Maine Central Hotel in Bar Harbor, Maine, requesting payment of a hotel bill.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Gould Coupler Company

Letter from Charles A. Gould, Gould Coupler Company, regarding clarification re furnishing buffers for platforms.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from H. K. Porter & Co.

Letter from H. K. Porter & Co., Builders of Light Locomotives, to George Pullman, asking for a reference for Bessrs. C. E. Loss & Co. before they commit to doing business with them.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Letter from H. L. Hollis

Letter from metallurgist H. L. Hollis to George Pullman offering his services regarding mining properties in Western U.S.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Helen Simmonds asking for train ticket

Letter to George Pullman from Helen Simmonds, an old friend??, asking for a train ticket from Duluth, Minnesota to Paw Paw, Michigan...largely illegible.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Illinois Trust and Savings Bank

Letter from Bank asking George Pullman what he would be willing to pay for some amount of money? illegible

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from J. G. Lumbrd, Union Line

Letter to George Pullman from J. G. Lumbard of the Union Line, Pennsylvania Railroad Co., asking to re-transfer an adopted son back to old job so he and wife will have family nearby.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Letter from J. P. Meehan, Pacific Division

Letter from the Superintendent of Pullman's Palace Car Company Pacific Division regarding a trip General Superintendent Fillmore is unable to accompany Mr. Pullman on due to his assistant's illness.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from J. P. Meehan, Pacific Division of PPCC

Letter from J. P. Meehan, Pullman Pacific Division, advising that no mail had arrived for Mr. Pullman and his party since their departure.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from James Brown Lord, Architect

Three notes to George Pullman regarding architectural plans underway for a home for Pullman at Elberon, N.J.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from James Jarvis

Letter to Pullman Company from James Jarvis regarding his invention for providing electricity for lighting in cars via steam line to small machine.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from James M. Wilson

Letter from Mr. Wilson to George Pullman, asking for his influence regarding the vacancies in the U.S. Attorney General office.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Kennett Hopkins Co. re meeting

A letter from Edmund Norton, of Kennett Hopkins Co., Bankers & Brokers, requesting a meeting with Pullman, at his home to talk over some business.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from L. G. Morris

Letter from L. G. Morris of Deming, New Mexico, about opening a rail line to service coal mines and offering "fine woods" for car construction.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from L. L. Moe

Letter from L. L. Moe(sp.?) regarding an invention for railroad usage (unspecified); wants to send Pullman model.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Lange & Minton re a song and news article

Letter from Mr. Minton to Charles S. Sweet, regarding a song and newsarticle forwarded separately and a new plant being built.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Lucius Tuttle re Stockholders Mtg

Letter to George Pullman from Lucius Tuttle, President of Boston & Maine RR, giving details of logistics for Directors attending upcoming stockholders meeting.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from M. A. Brooks regarding loan

Letter to George Pullman asking for money for loan to build a hotel. Describes some relationship with Pullman from 50 years earlier by way of introduction...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mary Walker Liam

Letter to George Pullman pleading to be allowed to bring her fox terrier "Bob" on the train car with her...he is a "world traveler and highly refined".

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mason Brothers Law Offices

Letter to George Pullman from Mason Brothers Law Offices regarding a property under foreclosure with a second mortgage and outstanding bill of $1,312.76 due.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Milton H. Smith, introducing son-in-law

Letter from the President of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, introducing his son-in-law, Thomas J. Felder to George Pullman and letter from Felder requesting a meeting.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Miss Ida R. Harrison

Letter to George Pullman from Miss Ida R. Harrison, asking for money for a new parsonage for their church in Stevensville, VA

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mr. Birnbaum re debt

Letter from stockholder, Mr. Birnbaum, asking Pullman to begin to pay debt to the Central Transportation Co.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. Bissell re free pass

Letter asking George Pullman for a pass from Tupelo, Mississippi to Delaware, Ohio for her son who was a company stockholder.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Typed personal letter from Florence Lowden Miller (Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, granddaughter of George Pullman. Dated November 4, 1986.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Personal, typed letter to Frank Beberdick from Florence Lowden Miller (Mrs. C. Phillip Miller), granddaughter of George Pullman. Dated November 4, 1986.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Personal, typed letter to Frank Beberdick from Florence Lowden Miller (Mrs. C. Phillip Miller), granddaughter of George Pullman. Dated November 21, 1986.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter from New York and Long Branch Railroad

Letter requesting photographs of interiors of Pullman Palace Cars for their offices.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Perry H. Smith, Jr. to George Pullman

Letter from the Law Office of Perry H. Smith, Jr. offering his services to Geoge M. Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Philip D. Armour to George Pullman

Letter requesting time to talk about "Biscuit matters".

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Pinney, Orr & Sherman, Attorneys

Letter from D. H. Pinney, asking Pullman to help get him a judgeship in New Mexico...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Pullman Atlantic Division

Letter to George Pullman from James Martin, Superintendent of Pullman's Palace Car Company, Atlantic Division, regarding use of car for Mrs. Dullard.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Pullman relative requesting passes

Letter asking for passes for sister-in-law Florence and Miriam Sanger to go to Kansas City.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Railway Age asking for Pullman photograph

A letter to Mr. Sweet from H. P. Robinson, asking for a photograph of George Pullman, on the day he died. Probably for obituary...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Ralph L. Doerr

Letter to George Pullman from Ralph L. Doerr, former US Consul to Switzerland, requesting a free ticket to Philadelphia.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Secretary of Phillip Armour

Note from secretary to George Pullman, letting him know that Phillip Armour cannot meet him at his club that evening.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Sherman Clay & Co.

A letter to George Pullman confirming the delivery of a Steinway Grand Piano to Mrs. F. J. Carolan in California. Letter says bill enclosed but not included with correspondence.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Tennessee Baptist State Convention

Letter requesting a free annual pass for a sleeper, for their Corresponding Secretary who travels to their annual meetings.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Buyers Reference Co.

Letter regarding Dr. Robert Grimshaw relocating to Dresden, Germany, who could serve as intermediary to European railway product manufacturers.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Civic Federation of Chicago

Letter to Pullman Palace Car Co., asking George Pullman for money to support their current projects: revision of the revenue and primary election laws for which they require additional clerical and legal hires.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from the Cripple Creek Guide Co.

Letter to Charles S. Sweet, Secretary to George Pullman, asking for attention to an earlier letter/request.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Railway Review

Letter to C. S. Sweet, detailing how he would like his passes made out.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Volunteers of America

Request for money to George Pullman.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Windsor Hotel, NYC

Letter from Warren F. Leland, Manager of the Windsor Hotel, sending George Pullman $9.50 which he was overcharged, as he is very anxious to have Pullman and friends stay at the Windsor in the future.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Thomas W. Bullitts to George Pullman

Letter from Thomas W. Bullitts of Law Offices of Bullitt & Sheilds, regarding some property.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Victor v. Euen

Letter to George Pullman asking for help by buying his family title "von" (a German title of old standing) as his crops failed and he is desperate.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from W. L. Brown regarding Chicago Club event

Letter to George Pullman from W. L. Brown regarding a previous engagement preventing his attendance at the Chicago Club last night.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from W. L. Minton of the Westfield, Mayville & Chautauqua Motor Railroad Company

Letter to George Pullman requesting a meeting to discuss a new contract and sign bonds.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Waldo F. Minton, Secy of State of New York

Letter to George Pullman from Waldo F. Minton, Secy of State of New York, asking for a free RR pass for his wife to Mexico.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from William C. Browning

Letter regarding some changes he and Pullman were promoting to some leisure property.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter from William Wirt Smith re business for sons

Letter to George Pullman suggesting business opportunities for Pullman's sons.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter of condolence from John C,. Yorston

Letter of condolence to Charles S. Sweet from John C. Yorston, regarding the sudden death of George Pullman

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of Condolence on passing of Pullman

A letter of condolence sent to Mr. Sweet regarding the passing of George Pullman.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of introduction for Jesse Baxter

Letter to George Pullman, from H. L. Horton & Co., for Jesse Baxter as an introduction and recommendation.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of introduction from A. Onderdonk

Letter to George Pullman, from A. Onderdonk, introducing S. Hughs (M.P. Canada) and J. Grace, visiting Chicago.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of reference for B.B. Frost & Co.

Letter to George Pullman requesting references for B. B. Frost & Co. and their financial standing with Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter of thanks from L. M. Johnson in Mexico

Letter from L. M. Johnson, in Coahuila, Mexico, to George Pullman, with effusive thanks for hospitality in Chicago and for great work on Pullman cars for Mexican President Diaz.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter re books for sale from Robert Elliott

Letter to George Pullman regarding books that Robert Elliott is selling from his private collection.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re Commemoration for George Pullman

Letter from Charles Fluhrer, of Albion, N.Y., about a church service commemorating George Pullman, upon his recent death.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter re Greenstone Church lecture

Letter from H. H. Sessions, Chief Mechanical Engineer, PPCC, to C. S. Sweet, regarding the subject matter of the lecture delivered by Rev. Dr. Oggel at the Green Stone Church, Sunday night.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re photo of South Chicago Works

A letter from A. M. Crane, of Illinois Steel Co., with a photograph of the South Chicago works of Illinois Steel Co. (no photograph enclosed)

Subject: Industry,_other; Regional; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Cars for International Press League convention

Correspondance between International Press League and Pullman re: request for free sleeping cars for first convention of north and south press combined after the war. Letters include what appears to be original shorthand notes as well.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: George Jr., Progress in school

Letter from Edward Bryant to George Pullman regarding George, Jr.'s progress in school.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Milk Bucket Invention

Sales letter from John Platt to Pullman re: milk bucket invention.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Pension Claim

One page typed letter from Mr Lincoln's secretary to Mr. Longstreet denying pension claim due to lack of stock in Longstreet name.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Potential Closing of Post Office

Letter to Pullman from high ranking employee summarizing conversations with various government officials regarding Pullman-Kensington Post Office.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Story of Pullman

Letter from T. C. Crawford to Mr. Sweet complaining of the quality of the photographs and writing in "The Story of Pullman".

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Water Meters and Water Usage

Letter to G. Pullman with list of water meter locations, readings for past 7 days. Related to efforts to reduce excess water usage.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding check for Diamond Medal

Thank you to George M. Pullman from Chicago Musical College for donation for the Diamond Medal.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding Chicago Roof Company

Letter from George F. Brown, General Manager, to George Pullman, regarding the cost of roofing for train cars, from the Chicago Roof Company.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding downtown building for sale

Letter to George Pullman from Louis A. Seeberger, regarding a building for sale in downtown Chicago, location unspecified.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding financial updates and check from Waterbury Gas check

Letter with illegible signature regarding financial update with interest rates, stock value & trade information, etc.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding offer of Equitable Life Insurance Stock

Letter to George Pullman from F. D. Ketcham regarding offer of Equitable Life Insurance stock, written on University Club letterhead.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding passes for Miss Kellogg

Letter from James Martin, Superintendent of Pullman's Palace Car Company, regarding passes for Miss Kellogg from Chicago to Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh to Jersey City.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding piano for Mrs. Carolan

Letter to Mr Sweet (Pullman's Secretary) regarding a piano for Mrs. Carolan's birthday from Monitor company.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding property in Jamestown, New York

Letter from W. J. Weeks, requesting Pullman consider purchasing some property in Jamestown, New York.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding tex receipt for Stuart estate property

A letter to George Pullman from Eugene E. Prussing, regarding a duplicate tax receipt for taxes on the Stuart estate property which were paid Sept. 30, 1897.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding value of coupler

Letter from J. W. Harpst, inquiring whether a coupler he owns is still in use and what value it might have.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter request for "Story of Pullman" photos

Letter from Harvey Middleton, Manager of Pullman Car Works, to C. S. Sweet, Secretary to the President, requesting photos from the "Story of Pullman".

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter requesting money for School in France

Letter from E. Dussauze asking Pullman for $2,000 to start a private school in France based on a new teaching method that will exceed all other schools in France.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter requesting Pullman pictures

Letter to Mr. Sweet requesting a full set of pictures he took for a Pullman book.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter requesting Pullman Porter job

Letter to George Pullman requesting a job as a Pullman porter, citing his good character and church membership.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Porters; Format: Correspondence

Letter telegram thank you

Telegram sent to George Pullman thanking him for a favor.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter to Charles Sweet, Secretary to George Pullman

Letter is a plea for money for the YWCA, citing the good work they do.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman from E. O. Campbell

Letter from Mrs. E. O. Campbell to George Pullman, seeking an audience to discuss her organizations laudable work and ask for donation.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman from Emma Butler

Letter to George Pullman requesting a pass to visit her husband, assigned to "yellow fever" duty in Fountainbleau, Mississippi.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman from World's Gospel Union

Letter requesting a reply to their earlier letter of March 31st, regarding E. E. Helms and wife.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter to Mr. Sweet re: pictures

Series of 3 letters to Charles S. Sweet, from Charles E. Smith regarding photographs of the Castle Rest group and views ordered by Uncle George (Pullman).

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Correspondence

Letter to Panmure Gordon

Extracts from letter to Panmure Gordon, London, England discussing deal with Pullman and London company to offer preferred stock and extract of reply

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter to Pullman Iron and Steel Company

Letter from F. H. Taylor, Pullman Iron and Steel Company, regarding instructions to remove the old stack at their own expense.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters Between Pullman and Richmond, Nicholasville, Irvine & Beattyville RR

Letters and telegrams exchanged between Pullman and the railroad in Kentucky regarding purchase of above railroad.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letters from George Grantham Bain

One note to George Pullman requesting recent portrait, one note to Charles Sweet, asking for information prior to meeting with Pullman in NYC.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letters from L.P. & M.P.RR.Co.

Two letters to Superintendents and conductors of their company, instructing them to move George Pullman's personal car for free. Plus cover folder.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters from Lange & Minton Piano Sales

Two letters requesting passes to attend a funeral, then a thank you and explanation why he cannot attend the funeral...

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letters from Wicks to Pullman discussing brick yards value and other topics

Letters from Wicks to Pullman discussing brick yards value and other topics, inventory and assessed value, repairs, etc.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Correspondence

Letters re: History of Pullman publication

Two letters from/to James Howard of James Howard & Co. re: "History of Pullman." One letter remarks on individuals' personal knowledge of Mr. Pullman.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Lunn Letter

Letter from Dolores Lunn to the Historic Pullman Foundation. She includes information about her family who lived in Pullman. Attached are photocopies of family legal documents.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Correspondence

Lunn Letter

Letter from Dolores Lunn to the Historic Pullman Foundation. She includes information about her family who lived in Pullman. Attached are photocopies of family legal documents.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Correspondence

Lunn Letter

Letter from Dolores Lunn to the Historic Pullman Foundation. She includes information about her family who lived in Pullman. Attached are photocopies of family legal documents.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Correspondence

Lunn Letter

Letter from Dolores Lunn to the Historic Pullman Foundation. She includes information about her family who lived in Pullman. Attached are photocopies of family legal documents.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Correspondence

Passenger Car Designations

Email from Bruce Smith regarding passenger car designations.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Passenger Cash Fare Check

Pullman passengers cash fare check. Undated. Fare cost for two passengers was $4.50.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Memories

Typed note from John Rodeghier, former Pullman resident. The letter details recollections of Pullman and Roseland from the early 1900s.

Subject: Kensington; Pullman_(General); Roseland_Community; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Memories

Typed note from John Rodeghier, former Pullman resident. The letter details recollections of Pullman and Roseland from the early 1900s.

Subject: Kensington; Pullman_(General); Roseland_Community; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Memories

Typed note from John Rodeghier, former Pullman resident. The letter details recollections of Pullman and Roseland from the early 1900s.

Subject: Kensington; Pullman_(General); Roseland_Community; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Standard Correspondence

Letter from Fred J. AShley of Carl Byoir and Associations, Inc. to Paul Ackerman of Pullman-Standard.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Standard Correspondence - Carl Byoir and Associates

File with several hundred original pieces of correspondence between Carl Byoir and Associates, Inc. in Washington, DC and Pullman Standard. Byoir appears to be public relations firm used by Pullman Standard. Most pieces dated 1945 and 1946. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Standard Correspondence - Carl Byoir and Associates

File with several hundred original pieces of correspondence between Carl Byoir and Associates, Inc. in Washington, DC and Pullman Standard. Byoir appears to be public relations firm used by Pullman Standard. Most pieces dated 1945 and 1946. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Standard Correspondence - Carl Byoir and Associates

File with several hundred original pieces of correspondence between Carl Byoir and Associates, Inc. in Washington, DC and Pullman Standard. Byoir appears to be public relations firm used by Pullman Standard. Most pieces dated 1945 and 1946. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Standard Correspondence - Carl Byoir and Associates

File with several hundred original pieces of correspondence between Carl Byoir and Associates, Inc. in Washington, DC and Pullman Standard. Byoir appears to be public relations firm used by Pullman Standard. Most pieces dated 1945 and 1946. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Correspondence

Pullman's Palace Car Company Letter

Letter written on Pullman Palace Car Company stationery to Mr. E.W. Kinsle of Boston, Mass. From Chas. W. Angell, Secretary of Pullman Palace Car Company, dated Oct. 22, 1874

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Building; Format: Correspondence

Reverse

Christmas card sent to Lorraine Beck, 607 W. 103rd Street, Roseland from beau Roy serving in France in 1944.

Subject: World_War_II; Roseland_Community; Format: Correspondence

Sleepers/train Consolidation

Email from Frederick Ripley answering the question "Where and how many sleepers were set out between New York and Chicago? What trains had set outs?"

Subject: Reference; Format: Correspondence

Thomas Reid Crowder Letter

Letter copy typed by Thomas Crowder, to Peter____?, giving his biography. Letter is dated: Chicago - June 26, 1935.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Company; Pullman_Hospital; Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Two Cover Letters

Letter of introduction of A.T. Benson to George Pullman; letter confirming delivery of proposed contract with Northern Pacific Railway to Mr. Kendrick.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

YMCA Donation Request

Yearly donation request to George Pullman for the Young Men's Christian Association of Chicago.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

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