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Identifier: A0073

Title: Badger Family Papers, 1852-1950


Collection contains material of the St. Louis-based Badger family, including letters of Capt. Alexander Badger, Sr. and Jr.; newsclippings; bonds; steamboat memoranda; a pilot certificate issued to William H. Cable in 1852; envelopes of Wells Fargo and Overland Mail; cards of steamboat Magnolia and a timetable of St. Louis railroads and steamships; material concerning the Badger, Cable and Cayton families; two Missouri defense bonds issued in 186-; and several letters of Alexander Badger, circa 1860, written from Fort Vancouver, Western Territory, and various places in the west, which describe everyday happenings.

2 folders

Cite as: Badger Family Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
St Louis

Dates: 1852-1950

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Badger, Alexander, 1840-1917

Subjects: Steamboats
Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces


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