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EDMUND R. CHEESBOROUGH PAPERS, 1902-1958

MSS# 22-0024

Picture of E. R. Cheesborough taken from Galveston Daily News

Correspondence, news clips, minutes of meetings, reports, and scrapbooks from the career of Edmund Reed Cheesborough, Galveston Postmaster, Secretary-Treasurer of Leon and H. Blum Land Company, Secretary of the Grade Raising Board of the City of Galveston, and member of the East-end flats improvement committee. Majority of papers concern grade raising activities, and scrpabooks of newspaper coverage of the raising are included.

Only those items referencing to the grade raising activities are listed in this partial inventory. Please contact the GTHC regarding additional material in the collection.

Partial Inventory

Box
Folder
Description
# of Pages Dates
1
1
Reports on Grade Raising
35
1902
2
Documents and Minutes of Grade Raising Board
42
1902
3
Documents and Correspondence
19
1905-09
4
Reports
8
1915
2
Logbook
17
1903-04
3
Logbook
17
1904-05
4
Logbook
13
1905-07
5
Logbook
24
1907-10
1
Scrapbook
95
1903-04
2
Scrapbook
100
1904-05
3
Scrapbook
105
1905-06
4
Scrapbook
107
1906-07
5
  Scrapbook
86
1907-09
6
Scrapbook
45
 1909-11

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