June 29, 2010
This Wednesday, June 30th, the Drexel University Archives will celebrate the opening of its latest exhibit, "The Rebels, the Russian and the Railroad: The Life and Times of Frank Thomson." Through Thomson's own words, documents, and photographs, the exhibit will tell the story of the sixth president of the Pennsylvania Railroad. It will feature correspondence regarding the Civil War and the United States Military Railroads, ephemera from the Grand Duke's tour, photographs and other materials from Thomson's career with the Pennsylvania Railroad. The exhibition can be seen at Drexel's W.W. Hagerty Library from June 21 to August 20, 2010. The opening reception will be held on Hagerty's main level on June 30, from 4-6 p.m. Complimentary refreshments will be served.