Correspondence, trial records, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, circulars and posters, relating mainly to train robberies
in California, Oregon and Arizona, particularly the De Autreamont case. Some materials also relate to labor disturbances.
The bulk of the collection appears to consist of records compiled by D. O'Connell in his role as Chief Special Agent for the
Southern Pacific Railroad Company.
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