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Guide to the James Finley Cavagnaro Railway and locomotive historical societies : album, 1940-1958
M1157  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Historical note
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cavagnaro, James Finley, Jr., collector. Railway and locomotive historical societies : album,
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1958
    Collection number: M1157
    Collector: Cavagnaro, James Finley, Jr., collector.
    Extent: 1 linear ft. (1 manuscript box and 1 print box)
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Society newsletters and magazines, rail excursion flyers, excursion photographs, news clippings, announcements, time tables, ticket stubs, map, etc.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Acquisition Information

    Originally a gift to the Hopkins Transportation Library, transferred to Special Collections, 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    James Finley Cavagnaro Railway and locomotive historical societies : album. M1157. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Historical note

    During the 1950s there were several important local organizations devoted to railroad history: The Pacific Coast Railroad and Locomotive Historical Society, Inc., the California-Nevada Railroad Historical Society, the Bay Area Electric Railroad Association, and the Central Railway Club of San Jose. These organizations published regular newsletters and sponsored special excursions. In addition, there were two local monthly magazines dedicated to railroading, the WESTERN RAILROADER and the SOUTHERN PACIFIC BULLETIN.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Society newsletters and magazines, rail excursion flyers, excursion photographs, news clippings, announcements, time tables, ticket stubs, map, etc.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    DeVee Trucking.
    Southern Pacific.
    Union Pacific.
    Western Pacific.
    Sacramento Northern.
    Sierra Railroad Company.
    Bay Area Electric Railroad Association, Inc.
    California-Nevada Railroad Historical Society.
    Pacific Coast Railway and Locomotive Society, Inc.
    Railroads--California.
    Railroads--History--Societies, etc.
    Railroads--United States--History.
    Albums.
    Photoprints.
    Hopkins Transportation Library.
    Southern Pacific Bulletin. The Western Railroader.