W.T. Hargrett Railroad Pass collection

W.T. Hargrett Railroad Pass collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hargrett, Wesley Thomas, 1861-1945
Title: W.T. Hargrett Railroad Pass collection
Dates: 1899-1936
Quantity: 1.0 folder (33 railroad passes)
Coll. Number: ms3568

Biographical/Historical Note

W. T. (Wesley Thomas) Hargrett (1861-1945) was a railroad man. He worked as the general superintendent for Gulf Line Railway Co. in the early 1900s before becoming the its general manager in 1915 and president in the early 1920s. Leila Hargrett was his daughter; she later went on to marry and have a son, David Medford.


Scope and Content Note

Thirty-three railroad passes for various southern railroads like the Plant System Railways (1899); Brinson Railway (1910); Live Oak, Perry and Gulf Railroad (1915); Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railway Company (1916); Georgia Northern Railway Company (1923); the Ocilla Southern Railroad Company (1923), and others. Most of the passes are made out to W. T. Hargrett, General Manager of Live Oak Perry and Gulf Railway. Some of the passes are made out to his daughter Lelia/Leila Hargrett and some include W.T . Hargrett's wife as a passenger.


Index Terms

Railroad companies--Georgia.
Railroad passes--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

W. T. Hargrett Railroad Pass collection, ms 3568. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Railroad passes, 1899-1923