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Inventory of the Edward J. Engel Collection, 1874-1947
MS 74  
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SCRAPBOOKS

Box 1-3

Three scrapbooks of congratulatory letters on Engel's becoming first executive vice president, and then president of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. Also includes newspaper clippings relating to the promotions, 1935-1939.

 

ALBUMS

Box 4

Two photograph albums, "Photographs of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company", John W. Barriger, photographer, ca. 1925-1940.

Box 5, Folder 1

Photograph album of the launch of the "S.S. Cape Elizabeth," March 3, 1943. Engel's second wife, Louisa, christened the ship.

Folder 2

Photograph album, possibly received as a retirement gift.

 

RESOLUTIONS, MOTIONS AND CERTIFICATES

Box 5, Folder 3

Hand-lettered resolution of AT&SF Board of Directors on Engel's retirement, July 27, 1944. Includes remarks by General Harbord.

Folder 4

Certificate of 45 years, 4 months service at AT&SF, awarded August 1, 1944.

Folder 5

Hand-lettered resolution of AT&SF Board of Directors on Engel's death April 24, 1947.

Box 6, Folder 1

Hand-lettered resolution of Board of Directors of the Belt Railway Company of Chicago and the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company on Engel's death, bound into a single book, with loose cover letter from President M.F. Stokes, April 8, 1947.

Folder 2

Hand-lettered resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry on Engel's death, 1947.

Folder 3

Resolution of the Board of Directors of Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway on Engel's death, with cover letter from the Secretary, W.K. Menard, June 3, 1947.

 

MEDIA CLIPPINGS

Box 6, Folder 4

Chicago Daily Tribune clipping from July 28, 1944 about Engel's retirement and appointment of Fred G. Gurley as President of the Santa Fe.

Folder 5

Santa Fe Magazine August 1944, pp. 9-13. Lead story is on Engel's retirement.

Folder 6

Santa Fe Magazine June 1945. President Gurley notes Engel's retirement (p. 26) and the launch of the Engel tugboat (p. 38).

 

MEMENTOS

Box 6, Folder 7

Hand-lettered book signed by friends and associates on Engel's retirement, July 26, 1944.

Folder 8

Testimonial luncheon program for Engel's retirement, July 27, 1944.