Scope and Content
Title: International railroad collection
Collection Call Number: mssInternational railroad collection
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Abstract: The collection consists of letters, documents and drawings pertaining to various railroads, particularly those in Australia
and Great Britain.
Language of Material: The records are in English.
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In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission
from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical
property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances,
the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate
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[Identification of item], International railroad collection, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Purchased from Anderson Galleries, 1919
Scope and Content
The collection consists of letters, documents and drawings
pertaining to various railroads, particularly those in
Australia and Great Britain.
Specific railways represented in the collection include:
Victorian Railways (Australia), the Midland Great Western
Company (Ireland), the Norwich and Spalding Railway
(England), the Southampton, Manchester, and Oxford
Junction Railway (England), the Edinburgh, Glasgow and
Leith Railway (Scotland), and the Fond Du Lac of Lake
Superior Railway (U.S.)
Cataloger's note: The original lot number was retained when purchased from Anderson Galleries in 1919. It currently serves
as the call number for the respected volume. The lot number does not indicate the number of volumes in this collection.
Baltimore and Port Deposite Rail Road Company
Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac Rail-Road Company
Compagnie de chemin de fer de Paris a Rouen
Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)
London and North-Western Railway
Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland
Civil engineers--Great Britain--Archives
Railroad engineers--Great Britain--Archives
Railroads--Great Britain--History--19th century--Sources
Railroads--United States--History--19th century--Sources
Letters (correspondence)--19th century