Lewis R. Fields papers, 1914-1924  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fields, Lewis R.,1856-1924.
Title
Lewis R. Fields papers
Dates
1914-1924 (inclusive)
Quantity
.08 cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection Number
Mss 2209
Summary
Collection includes: Souvenir book, 1 v, 1914, of Fields' farewell dinner upon his retirement from Southern Pacific; Photocopy newspaper clippings regarding his retirement, 1914, and his death, 1924; Manuscript letters of condolences, 1924, sent to his son, Roy Fields, upon his death; Miscellaneous documents. Lewis R. Fields (1856-1924) came to Portland, Oregon in 1875 and began working for the Southern Pacific Railroad, ultimately becoming general superintendent of the system's lines in Oregon.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lewis R. Fields (1856-1924) came to Portland, Oregon in 1875 and began working for the Southern Pacific Railroad, ultimately becoming general superintendent of the system's lines in Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Souvenir book, 1 v, 1914, of Fields' farewell dinner upon his retirement from Southern Pacific; Photocopy newspaper clippings regarding his retirement, 1914, and his death, 1924; Manuscript letters of condolences, 1924, sent to his son, Roy Fields, upon his death; Miscellaneous documents.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Lewis R. Fields Papers, Mss 2209, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- Oregon -- Employees.
  • Family Names :
  • Fields, Lewis R., -- 1856-1924 -- Archives.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Clippings (information artifcats) -- aat
  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat
  • Scrapbooks. -- aat