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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.30
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to Owen Horsfall discussing Owen's future career, his stake in the mine and family information
Date 22 July 1905
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Recipient Horsfall, Owen  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He would have met Owen in Portland had he known about Owen's trip earlier. He discusses what career Owen should pursue. He points out that Owen's strength in mathematics would serve him well as a Ph.D. or in the mechanical, electrical, civil and mining engineering fields. He hasn't decided whether or not he will work on the mine he has a stake in this winter. He refers Owen to Aunt Annie and Aunt Nellie for the family information Owen had requested as all he can recall is that Mary's father was named Charles Edwards.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Children and Family  Mining  Science and Technology  Mathematics  Genealogy  Women's History  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  Horsfall, Owen (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Children & Family; Education; Science, Technology, Invention; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Writes to his children and wife about Klondike gold fields, mining, life in Alaska, Mormons, and the 1906 election. Horsfall was a Mormon.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Son