Entity | Elmer G. Sulzer

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Elmer Griffith Sulzer had a distinguished career as a college professor at the University of Kentucky and Indiana University. He was a multifaceted individual with interests from jazz to geology. As he grew older his writing more and more reflected his life-long love of trains and their history. Sulzer collected railroadiana everywhere he went, both domestically and internationally, and wrote five books and more than fifty articles on rail topics for railroad specialized journals. He was a leading expert on abandoned rail lines.

From the description of Railroad collection, 1839-1978. (University of Louisville). WorldCat record id: 25290949

Born: 1903
Died: 1976

Alternate Names: Sulzer, Elmer Griffith, Sulzer, Elmer G., Sulzer, Elmer
Occupation(s): collector, broadcasting executive, musician
Field(s) of Work: broadcasting
Employer(s): University of Kentucky, Indiana University Bloomington