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Lacher, Walter S. (1923). It Is Much Better to Lead Men Than to Drive Them: Mr. Down says that no man can afford to rely entirely on native ability in directing the work of others. Railway Engineering and Maintenance, vol. 19. no. 9, September, 1923, pp. 351-353. Downs, L. A. (1927). Opportunities for Engineers in Railroad Service. Bulletin of Purdue University, vol. XXVII, no. 18, May, 1927. Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University, 1923 - 1927

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 96, Series 3, File 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Lawrence A. Downs papers include a thesis with specification drawings, seven albums of news clippings documenting Downs's time working with the Central Illinois Railroad, and a scrapbook documenting his time at Purdue.


  • 1923 - 1927

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 2.673 Cubic Feet (Two cubic foot boxes, one legal-size half-width manuscript box, and one letter-size full-width manuscript box)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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