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Railroad Exhibit Opening Lecture tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 16 at 3pm in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium (HBLL 1060), Daniel B. Kuhn, a long-time railroad historian, will be giving a lecture/presentation about the history of railroad services in Utah. This lecture will mark the official opening of the new exhibit in the Special Collections exhibit gallery “Since the Golden Spike: …

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H. B. Colton letter

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: H. B. Colton letter (MSS 4205). This includes an amusing letter written in 1857 from a bored and overworked railroad office worker describing Indianapolis society and longing for the company of old friends in Lockport. Reflecting, undoubtedly, on the Utah War, Colton …

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