Roscoe C. Young autobiography
MSS-130

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Young, Roscoe C.
Title
Roscoe C. Young autobiography
ID
MSS-130
Date
1920
Extent
1.0 folder
Language
Mixed materials [Folder]
17-02-01

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], in the Roscoe C. Young autobiography, MSS-130, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains the autobiography of Roscoe Cyprian Young, including his life in Blue Earth, Minnesota; Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; and Escanaba and Marquette, Michigan. Of special interest is his account of life and work in the late nineteenth century, including working for civil engineer S. H. Selden, his work on the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad beginning in 1883, and the building of the railroad across the Upper Peninsula and points south and west. Included after receipt of the documents are census records and Pedigree Resource File records used to verify some of the information in the autobiography.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 6/10/10

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
906-227-1225
archives@nmu.edu

Revision Description

  6/10/2010

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Jean Brown of the Alger County Historical Society in Munising, Michigan, gave this autobiography to the Archives. Ms. Brown did not have any information on the provenance.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Chicago and North Western Railway Company.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Escanaba (Mich.)--Economic conditions.

Personal Name(s)

  • Young, Roscoe C.

Subject(s)

  • Railroads--Michigan--Upper Peninsula.

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