Charles K. Parsons (1886-1978) Papers (KC0117)
Charles K. Parsons was born on a farm east of Sweet Springs, Missouri on August 21, 1886. In 1908, he began a 41-year career with the mail service, first as a rural mail carrier in Sweet Springs and later with the Railway Mail Service. He died on February 18, 1978.
The collection consists of material related to Parsons’ career as a railway mail clerk. It includes photocopies of photographs of a train derailment in 1914, copies of postal laws, regulations, and schemes, as well as some railroad passes and correspondence related to his retirement in 1950. 1904-1983.
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