Pony Express Centennial Association. Records.

Collection Number: D-390

By-laws, Articles of Incorporation, and Directives of Association. Also contains Board of Directors minutes, official correspondence, financial records, special committee records, commemorative souvenirs, photographs, and news releases, and correspondence of vice chairman of Association, Edwin H. Burgess (1959-1976).

10 linear feet


Incorporated (1958) to commemorate Pony Express centennial (1860/61-1960/61). Widely promoted by Waddell Smith, descendant of an original partner, collector of Pony Express artifacts and authority on company history. President Eisenhower served as honorary chairman. Board of Directors included postmaster general and director of National Park Service.

Inclusive Dates



California History

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California


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