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Lexington Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: 55/40
Abstract An informal organization dedicated to the study of American railroad history, the Lexington Group formed in 1942 when business historian Richard Cleghorn Overton of Northwestern University and eight other railroad enthusiasts gathered in a Lexington, KY coffee shop. The Lexington Group met once each year until 1947, after which time two or even three meetings took place annually in conjunction with such major conferences as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and the American...
Dates: 1942-1989

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  • Repository: Northwestern University Archives X
  • Names: Overton, Richard C. (Richard Cleghorn), 1907-1988 X
  • Subject: Railroads--United States--History--Societies, etc. X