Engineer with the Fargo Engineering Company of Jackson, Mich. Collection includes correspondence relating to his professional activities with the U.S. Nitrate Plant in Muscle Shoals, Alabama; include copy of letter, Nov.1918, from W. C. Giffels, discussing construction work in Russia as part of the Polar Bear expedition.
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Finding aid prepared by: Len Coombs
Scope and Content:
The papers contain a typescript of a letter, Nov. 23, 1918, from W. C. Giffels, lieutenant with Co. A, 310th Engineers, describing the Russian railroad system and building practice, railroad repairs, and construction equipment used in the Archangel campaign.
Biographical / Historical:
Kiel was an engineer with the Fargo Engineering Co. of Jackson, Mich.
The collection was donated by Donald Kiel, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1981 (Donor no.: 6584 ).
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