Donald Callender papers


Creator: Callender, Donald W., Jr.
Date(s): 1968-2008
Bulk Dates: 1974-1999
Call Number: MSS 0588
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This collection documents the for-profit and nonprofit work of Donald W. Callender, Jr., an industrial archaeologist whose career in the greater Delaware-Pennsylvania-New Jersey area has involved maintenance and restoration of railroads and rail cars. In addition, Callender was involved in the establishment of a regional living history museum, the leadership of historic preservation organizations, and efforts to restore the Wilmington Waterfront and increase tourism to the city. The collection also documents his personal interest in sailing and tall ships and his involvement in the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.
Physical Description: 24 linear feet (24 boxes)
Source: Gift of Donald W. Callender, Jr., 2008.
Processing and Encoding: Processed by Keith Minsinger and Evan Echols, November 2009-July 2009. Encoded by Evan Echols, June 2010. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard