The Resource Lucius Morris Beebe papers, (manuscript)

Lucius Morris Beebe papers, (manuscript)

Label
Lucius Morris Beebe papers, 1862-1993
Title
Lucius Morris Beebe papers
Inclusive dates
1862-1993
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection includes: correspondence (1945-1965) with Denver Public Library Western History Dept. concerning illustrations for Beebe's railroad books; bibliography (4 leaves) of his books (1921-1967); copies of Beebe's books on non-Western subjects: "Snoot if you must" (1943), "The Stork Club bar book" (1946), and "Two trains to remember" (1965). Railroad related items include: photocopies of two typescript chronologies for the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company (n.d.); photographs of railroads from North and South America, Great Britain, and Europe; photographs of railroad pullman cars, cafe cars, dining cars, parlor cars, sleeping cars, and buffet-sleeping cars manufactured by Pullman's Palace Car Company and the Pullman Company (ca.1880's-1890's). Approximately 650 black & white prints in the collection were acquired by Lucius Beebe from the photographer, Fred Jukes of Blaine, Wash. Other photographers represented include: Lucius Beebe, Charles Clegg, Philip R. Hastings, H. Reid, and Jim Shaughnessy
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Lucius Morris Beebe was born into a wealthy New England family in Wakefield, Mass. in 1902. He attended both Harvard and Yale before joining the New York Herald Tribune in 1929. Beebe was an author, journalist, railroad hobbyist and bon vivant. He died in Hillsborough, Calif. in 1966.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1902-1966
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Beebe, Lucius
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-1966
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  • Beebe, Lucius
  • Clegg, Charles
  • Unk
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  • Beebe, Lucius Morris
  • Jukes, Fred
  • Pullman's Palace Car Company
  • Pullman Company
  • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company
  • Denver Public Library
  • Authors, American
  • Pullman cars
  • Sleeping cars (Railroads)
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
Label
Lucius Morris Beebe papers, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=WH33&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=WH33-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced.
Instantiates
Note
  • Collection incorporates former collections: C Photo Album 138; Photo Collection 153
  • Some photographs have detailed information on typed labels
  • First sheet in album is a presentation that reads: "Presented to the Western Collection Denver Public Library by Lucius Beebe of Virginia City, Nevada." The second sheet is a letter signed by Lucius Beebe regarding the photographs
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box), 2 photo boxes, 3 photo oversize boxes (ca. 780 photographic prints : gelatin silver) .
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Lucius Beebe;
  • Charles Clegg;
  • Unknown;
Organization method
Organized in 2 series: 1. Publications, 1921-1979 (Box 1). 2. Personal Papers, 1954-1993 (Box 1). 3. Photographs, 1862-1959 (PhotoBox 1-2, PhotoOVBox 1-3).
System control number
  • OCM13194928
  • (OCoLC)13194928
Label
Lucius Morris Beebe papers, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=WH33&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=WH33-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced.
Note
  • Collection incorporates former collections: C Photo Album 138; Photo Collection 153
  • Some photographs have detailed information on typed labels
  • First sheet in album is a presentation that reads: "Presented to the Western Collection Denver Public Library by Lucius Beebe of Virginia City, Nevada." The second sheet is a letter signed by Lucius Beebe regarding the photographs
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box), 2 photo boxes, 3 photo oversize boxes (ca. 780 photographic prints : gelatin silver) .
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Lucius Beebe;
  • Charles Clegg;
  • Unknown;
Organization method
Organized in 2 series: 1. Publications, 1921-1979 (Box 1). 2. Personal Papers, 1954-1993 (Box 1). 3. Photographs, 1862-1959 (PhotoBox 1-2, PhotoOVBox 1-3).
System control number
  • OCM13194928
  • (OCoLC)13194928

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