CLIFFORD A. STARR COLLECTION
Title: CLIFFORD A. STARR COLLECTION
Collection Number: MS 82
Starr, Clifford A.
Extent: 6 boxes
California State Railroad Museum Library
Abstract: Consists of 135 Freight Conductors Train Books, which are day by day entries of the details of individual runs.
Language of Material: English
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of
the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.
CLIFFORD A. STARR COLLECTION. California State Railroad Museum Library
Gift of Clifford A. Starr, 1994
Clifford A. Starr was a Southern Pacific Railroad employee from 1900 until 1947. He worked as a brakeman until 1907 and then
as a conductor for the rest of his career, primarily in the San Joaquin Division. Throughout his life he was a member of
the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, the Order of Railway Conductors of America, and the United Transportation Union. His
Southern Pacific 1919 pass names him local chairman of the Order of Railway Conductors.
Scope and Content of Collection
This collection of books dates from December 1907 to October 1946, complete except for a break between June 1936 and January
1937. There are also 11 Passenger Conductors Books dating from December 1908 to June 1926, a collection of membership cards
from the railroad organizations of which he was a member, Southern Pacific passes, and corporate correspondence relating to