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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:96 1941-1943 S438

Seaboard Airline Railway reorganization papers

Scope and Contents

The Seaboard Airline Railway reorganization papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, and financial records relating to the reorganization of Seaboard Airline Railway. The majority of the correspondence and papers were sent to HBS professor William J. Cunningham. Cunningham was the James J. Hill Professor of Transportation and served on the expert committee that oversaw the organization.


  • Creation: 1941-1943

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact for more information.


0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

The Seaboard Airline Railway was a railroad company that offered service in the southern east coast from Virginia south to Florida. The company was sold under foreclosure at auction in 1945.

Physical Location


Seaboard Airline Railway. Seaboard Airline Railway Reorganization Papers, 1941-1943: A Finding Aid
Baker Library
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Repository Details

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

Baker Library Special Collections and Archives 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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