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Robert Perry Dunbar passes and cards
MS 536  
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Description
Includes 183 annual railroad passes, 5 trip passes, 13 franking privilege cards, 4 membership cards, and 3 miscellaneous cards, issued to Robert P. Dunbar and his wife. The collection is organized by type of card, alphabetically by railroad or organization issuing the card, and by date.
Background
Robert Perry Dunbar was born in Fremont, Ohio in 1880. He attended the University of Chicago. Throughout his career, he travelled extensively by rail. He was an auditor for the Missouri, Oklahoma & Gulf Railway, 1906-1908; a travelling accountant, 1909; an auditor for the Deep Creek Railroad, 1913 and 1917-1918; secretary and auditor, Nevada-California-Oregon Railway, 1914-1915; auditor, Western Pacific Railroad, 1918-1921; auditor, Tidewater Southern Railway, 1920; general auditor, Los Angeles Steamship Company, 1921-1936; and general auditor, Matson Navigation Company, 1936. Mr. Dunbar died in 1947 in Jamesburg, California.
Extent
1 box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.