Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office
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Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: United States. Railway Mail Service.
Title: Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office
Dates: 1887-1945
Quantity: 15.29 linear ft. (10 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS346

Biographical/Historical Note

Administrative information about the Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of fourteen volumes of material relating to the Railway Mail Service, 4th Division of the United States Post Office. Included are appointment records and superintendent's general correspondence. The appointment books include the name of the employees, their ages, where appointed, salary, how appointed, reason for termination, date of appointment, commenced service, ceased service, pay office, and their key number to the iron mail lock. Most of the volumes are divided into groups according to the route and route mileage. The superintendent's general correspondence ledger is a group of carbon copies of letters sent by the superintendent.


Index Terms

Postal service--Southern States
Railroads--Employees
Railroads--Georgia
Railway mail service--Southern States
United States. Post Office Dept..
United States. Railway Mail Service.
Wages--Railroads--Southern States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Railway Mail Service, 4th Division, United States Post Office, MSS 346, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

MSS OS box 2.31Appointment records, 1892 and 1903
 

Box

MSS OS box 2.32Appointment records, 1899
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.49Appointment records, 1887
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.50Appointment records, 1887
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.51Appointment records, 1913 and 1933-1945
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.52Appointment records, 1893
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.53Appointment records, 1896
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.54Appointment records, 1901
 

Box

MSS OS box 3.55Appointment records, 1904
 

Box

MSS OS box 4.305Appointment records, 1901