Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 96, Series 2
Scope and Contents The series includes sSeven leather-bound volumes of news clippings related to the railroad industry of the 1920s and 1930s, including Downs's role as president of the Illinois Central System.
Dates: 1926 - 1929
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 96
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1894 - 1939