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Inventory of the Jesse Lee Haugh Collection, 1908-1952
MS 23  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jesse Lee Haugh Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1952
    Collection number: MS 23
    Creator: Haugh, Jesse Lee
    Extent: 1 document box
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Shelf location: Big Four Building or off-site storage. Please contact the Library in advance of your visit.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Gift of James C. Haugh, 1984

    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 Senior Curator. 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

    [Identification of item], Jesse Lee Haugh Collection, MS 23, California State Railroad Museum Library, Sacramento, California.

    Collection Description

    Two scrapbooks contain railroad passes issued to Mr. Haugh, photographs and clippings relating to the premier of Cecil B. De Mille's film "Union Pacific" in Omaha, Nebraska, in April 1939. There are also clippings and ephemera regarding Union Pacific Railroad presidents Carl Raymond Gray, Jr. and William M. Jeffers.

    Historical Background

    Jesse Lee Haugh was born October 17, 1887 in Sodus, Michigan. He entered railroad service with the Chicago & North Western in 1905, serving successively until 1918 as a draftsman, instrument man, topographer, assistant engineer, locating engineer, office engineer, and assistant to the chief engineer. Between 1918 and 1920 he was an engineering assistant to the regional director of the Northwestern Region of the United States Railroad Administration in Chicago. From 1920 he was an assistant to the President of Union Pacific and subsidiary lines, and in 1929 he was appointed a UP vice-president, working out of Omaha.