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Inventory of the Edward J. Engel Collection, 1874-1947
MS 74  
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Box 1-3

Three scrapbooks of congratulatory letters on Engel's becoming first executive vice president, and then president of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. Also includes newspaper clippings relating to the promotions, 1935-1939.



Box 4

Two photograph albums, "Photographs of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company", John W. Barriger, photographer, ca. 1925-1940.

Box 5, Folder 1

Photograph album of the launch of the "S.S. Cape Elizabeth," March 3, 1943. Engel's second wife, Louisa, christened the ship.

Folder 2

Photograph album, possibly received as a retirement gift.



Box 5, Folder 3

Hand-lettered resolution of AT&SF Board of Directors on Engel's retirement, July 27, 1944. Includes remarks by General Harbord.

Folder 4

Certificate of 45 years, 4 months service at AT&SF, awarded August 1, 1944.

Folder 5

Hand-lettered resolution of AT&SF Board of Directors on Engel's death April 24, 1947.

Box 6, Folder 1

Hand-lettered resolution of Board of Directors of the Belt Railway Company of Chicago and the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company on Engel's death, bound into a single book, with loose cover letter from President M.F. Stokes, April 8, 1947.

Folder 2

Hand-lettered resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry on Engel's death, 1947.

Folder 3

Resolution of the Board of Directors of Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway on Engel's death, with cover letter from the Secretary, W.K. Menard, June 3, 1947.



Box 6, Folder 4

Chicago Daily Tribune clipping from July 28, 1944 about Engel's retirement and appointment of Fred G. Gurley as President of the Santa Fe.

Folder 5

Santa Fe Magazine August 1944, pp. 9-13. Lead story is on Engel's retirement.

Folder 6

Santa Fe Magazine June 1945. President Gurley notes Engel's retirement (p. 26) and the launch of the Engel tugboat (p. 38).



Box 6, Folder 7

Hand-lettered book signed by friends and associates on Engel's retirement, July 26, 1944.

Folder 8

Testimonial luncheon program for Engel's retirement, July 27, 1944.