Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file

Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: United States. Railway Mail Service.
Title: Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file
Dates: 1899-1930
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3024

Biographical/Historical Note

Rush H. Allen worked as a railway postal clerk for thirty-eight years. He was promoted to Railway Postal Clerk class 3 in March 1899 (from Jacksonville to Miami, Florida), to class 5 in July 1900, to grade 8 in October 1912 (from Jacksonville to Key West), and to grade 9 in October 1913. He was the father of Elsie A. Potter and the grandfather of Edith Potter.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of five official certificates from the post office concerning Rush Allen's promotion to Railway Postal Clerk class 3 in March 1899 (from Jacksonville to Miami, Florida), to class 5 in July 1900, to grade 8 in October 1912 (from Jacksonville to Key West), and to grade 9 in October 1913. There is a certificate for continuance in service from June 1930, at which point he had worked over 38 years.


Index Terms

Allen, Rush H.
Certificates.
Postal service--Employees--Promotions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file, ms 3024. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Rush Allen collection, ms 2616


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Post Office Department promotion letter, 1899-1930