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George A. Gray papers
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George A. Gray papers
    Dates: 1925-1956
    Collection Number: MS 546
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 folder
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Papers pertaining to the career of George A. Gray, telegrapher and station agent with the Southern Pacific Company in Southern California. Includes: correspondence, telegrams, circulars, time reports, train orders, trip passes, a copy of the 1943 Southern Pacific Transportation Department Rules and Regulations, clippings, a storage bill, rates of pay (1930) and certificates qualifying Mr. Gray as a train order operator.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    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.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    George A. Gray papers. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of J.R. Gray, 2005

    Biography/Administrative History

    George A. Gray began his career with the Southern Pacific July 23, 1923. In 1925, he went to Calexico as a telegrapher-clerk. He began working on the Harbor Belt Line Railroad, Wilmington Yard Office, at the Los Angeles Harbor in 1929. In 1944 he was first telegrapher at Santa Barbara, and later moved on to Firestone Park.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Papers pertaining to the career of George A. Gray, telegrapher and station agent with the Southern Pacific Company in Southern California. Includes: correspondence, telegrams, circulars, time reports, train orders, trip passes, a copy of the 1943 Southern Pacific Transportation Department Rules and Regulations, clippings, a storage bill, rates of pay (1930) and certificates qualifying Mr. Gray as a train order operator.