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Overview: The Harry Chick collection of railroad photographs and ephemera contains postcards, photographs, stereographs and ephemera pertaining to locomotives and railroads. The materials were collected by railroad enthusiast Harry Chick.
Overview: Business records, correspondence, and photographs of 19th century railroad and electrical industry financier Henry Villard (1835-1900)
Overview: Select records of the investment banking house Jay Cooke & Co.
Overview: Papers relating to both the Ames family and their involvement in the Union Pacific Railroad, 1861-1969. The material was gathered by Charles E. Ames in writing his book, "Pioneering the Union Pacific" (Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1969).
Scope and Contents: Reports, letters and papers on various railroads, including the Baltimore and Ohio; Boston and Maine; Chicago and Alton; Chicago Great Western; Chicago Subway Company; Cincinnati, Chicago, New Orleans and Texas Pacific; Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton; Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling; Columbus, Hocking Valley and Toledo; Great Northern; Kanawha and Michigan; Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Gulf; Lima Northern; Los Angeles Terminal; Louisville, New Albany and Chicago; Northern Pacific; Ohio River and...
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.
Scope and Contents: Letterbooks, incoming letters, bills, and payrolls. Most of the material concerns the activities of D. L. Harris, who was president of the Connecticut River Railroad, and was connected with the Vacuum Air Brake Company, the Hoosac Tunnel, and the Union Pacific Railroad.