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Frank L. Rector papers
MS 558  
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Description
This collection consists of photocopies of documents relating to the career of Frank L. Rector.
Background
Frank L. Rector was a telegrapher and clerk with the Southern Pacific Company for over forty years. He began working at Truckee in 1912 where he remained for eleven years and then was assigned to Sierra towns Lawton, Summit, and Andover. He moved to Woodland about 1930 but returned to Norden in 1932 where he lived with his wife and three children for the next several years. Mr. Rector belonged to The Order of Railroad Telegraphers for over 45 years (joined April 24, 1911). Frank L. Rector, was born in West Virginia on August 23, 1892 and died in Yolo County December 28, 1958. He was the brother-in-law of SP Sacramento Division Secretary to the Superintendent of Motive Power, Howard Hobbs Thompson (MS 559).
Extent
1 folder
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.