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Southern Pacific Company Train Robbery Records, 1892-1940
BANC MSS C-A 372  
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Description
Correspondence, trial records, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, circulars and posters, relating mainly to train robberies in California, Oregon and Arizona, particularly the De Autreamont case. Some materials also relate to labor disturbances. The bulk of the collection appears to consist of records compiled by D. O'Connell in his role as Chief Special Agent for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.
Extent
13 cartons, 4 oversize folders 17 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.