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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Railroad Manuscript Collection
    Dates: 1889-1965
    Collection Number: GC 1096
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 9 legal; 1 letter; 1 postcard; 1 ov; 1 ov folder)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Publications, clippings, brochures, transfer tickets and other ephemera. Dated items begin at 1889. Includes street railways. Primarily for Los Angeles County, but also includes San Francisco and Oakland, other U.S. railroad lines, and some foreign.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Railroad Manuscript Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Publications, clippings, brochures, transfer tickets and other ephemera. Dated items begin at 1889. Includes street railways. Primarily for Los Angeles County, but also includes San Francisco and Oakland, other U.S. railroad lines, and some foreign. Noteworthy are Angels Flight cable car coupons, car blueprints for the Los Angeles Railway Company and C.P. Huntington model, and a way-bill for the Los Angeles Cable Railway Company dated 1889. See also: Timetable Collection, GC 1024.