Byron Kilbourn Monument Association

Title: Byron Kilbourn Monument Association

Reference Code: Mss-1596

Inclusive Dates: 1908-1974

Quantity: .03 cu. ft.

Abstract: This collection follows the progress of a Milwaukee County committee dedicated to erecting a monument to Byron Kilbourn, who was essential in creating railroads in Wisconsin in the 19th century 

Location: Sm mss

Scope and Content: The collection includes research on the life of Byron Kilbourn, letters to family, business letters concerning into monuments, telegrams, and newspaper clippings. 

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English 


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Correspondence, Nov. 1908 – Aug. 1974

Articles of Association

Subscription forms, 1930

Pamphlet, record of landmarks in Wisconsin, Sept. 1913

Milwaukee Monument

Lapham tablet, list of contributors to tablet, 1915, manuscript & type

Cards, Charles Kraatz, carver & designer

Newspapers, Milwaukee Journal, July 14, 1929