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SERIES Identifier: Vis 27

Series I. Photographs, 1865-1940

Scope and Contents

As the focal point of the collection, this series contains 582 stereographs and 1314 photographs, most of which relate to locomotives, railroads or some aspects of the railroading industry. The collection came arranged by Harry Chick into subject based "bundles". These bundles form the subseries and the titles of the subseries were kept to reflect the creator's original arrangement and description.

Dates

  • 1865-1940

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Extent

22 linear feet (32 volumes, 25 boxes)

Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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