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Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file

Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file
Creator: United States. Railway Mail Service
Inclusive Dates: 1899-1930
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3024
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Rush H. Allen worked as a railway postal clerk for thirty-eight years. He was the father of Elsie A. Potter and the grandfather of Edith Potter.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rush H. Allen railway postal clerk promotion file, ms3024, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Rush Allen collection, ms2616.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Post Office Department promotion letter, 1899-1930