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Title Lester Nelson Collection
Call Number MSS 296
Extent 2 folders
Dates of Creation 1954-1957, 1962-1963
Creator Lester Nelson
Scope & Content The timebooks show the days and hours worked for the workmen at Northern Pacific during the time period along with their social security numbers. It does not provide any wage information. Also included in this small collection is the yearbook for the 1962-1963 season for the Hawley Bowling association, which Lester Nelson was a part of.
Admin/Biographical History Lester Nelson worked for the Northern Pacific Railway during the 1950's when the time books were used. He was also an avid bowler as evidenced by his 157 scoring average during the 1962-1963 bowling season.
Subjects Northern Pacific Railway
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Mrs. Lester Nelson – Accession # 92.11
Containers Yearbook for Hawley Bowling Association, 1962-1963
Timebooks from Lester Nelson working at Northern Pacific Railway in Hawley, MN, 1954-1957