The Resource Edward Marsh Turner papers

Edward Marsh Turner papers

Label
Edward Marsh Turner papers, 1919-1923
Title
Edward Marsh Turner papers
Inclusive dates
1919-1923
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains 15 letters written to Dr. E. M. Turner from Louis Leitner describing plans to manufacture and improve steam automobile design; receipts and lists of references for Turner. Letters and documents show effort to build a new steam driven automobile. Correspondence shows early planning to form company and collaboration with Pearson & Cox Ltd. Also correspondence with steam motor company in Cheyenne, Wyo. and letters from interested buyers
Biographical or historical data
Edward Marsh Turner was born on June 5, 1881 in Racine, Wis. and worked as a physican in Laramie, Wyo. In the early 1920s, he partnered with Louis Leitner of Louis Leitner & Co., Consulting Industrial Engineers Investments in Denver, Colo. to start a steam car manufacturing company. Initially known as the Gearless Steam Automobile Manufacturing Company, it operated as the Midwest Steam Motor Company of Laramie, Wyo. The company contracted with Pearson & Cox Ltd. in London for parts. Turner died on August 31, 1932 and is buried in Greenhill Cemetery near Laramie, Wyo.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1881-1932
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Turner, Edward Marsh
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  • Turner, Edward Marsh
  • Leitner, Louis
  • Midwest Steam Motor Company (Laramie, Wyo.)
  • Automobiles, Steam
  • Automobiles
  • Correspondence
Label
Edward Marsh Turner papers
Instantiates
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles Apfelbaum;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71268671
  • (OCoLC)ocm71268671
  • (OCoLC)644217
Label
Edward Marsh Turner papers
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles Apfelbaum;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71268671
  • (OCoLC)ocm71268671
  • (OCoLC)644217

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