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Guide to the Hopkins transportation collection, 1870-1964 (inclusive), 1877-1943 (bulk)
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Box 1, Folder 1

Airplane photos (See also nitrate negative file and James Deitrick Papers - 140/1/14)


1. Crissy Field, San Francisco, 1923.

Scope and Content Note

Gift of Randolph Brandt.

2. Stanford alumni: Floyd Merritt, J.E. Brick Elliott, Pat Ferris Jan, 1929.


3. Stanford alumni, geologists, May, 1929.


4. [Stanford alumni?]: Baker, Brandt, Schilder by a Douglas 0-32 May 1930.


5. [Stanford alumni?] for Stanford Illustrated Review, May 1930.


6. Six magazine clips [National Geographic?, n.d.]reproducing 12 photos including Lindergh and his monoplane and Byrd and his plane America.


7. Part of the Roger's aeroplane (a photo of); the first to fly across the U.S., 1910,(and descriptive letter).

Box 1, Folder 2

Twenty 8 × 10 black and white photos; gift of the Civil Aeronautics Administration. [1926-1946].Information is on the back of each photo.

Box 1, Folder 3

French aviation postcards. Gift of Hermann Knoche.


Sports-aviation series:


6. Wright, Wilbur and plane


21. Warflinger and single wing Antoinette IV (see 93)


23. Dumont, Santos and plane


25. Farman, Henri and plane


30. Aeroplane Vuia (May 1907)(See 101)


33. Koecklin and plane


43. Guilleband and plane in Rouen.


51. Bonnet-LabrancheII


54. Zens


54. Colonel Coddy's plane (See 103)


60. Bleriot-&-Voisin and plane


63. Equevilley's multiwing plane


64. Glider of M. Belin fils.


66. Gilbert and plane


72. M. Santos-Dumont and plane


76. M. Bleriot and plane La Libellule


90. M. Henri Farman and triplane


91. Delagrange airplane


93. Single wing Antoinette IV (see 21)


97. Auffin-Ordt


97. Single wing Esnault-Pelterce


99. June Bug


101. Vuia (see 30)


102. Esnault-Pelterie


103. English military plane of Colonel Cody (See 54)


104. Flying machine of Laurence Lesh at Morris Park, New York.


Different series:


12. Wilbur Wright airplane


13. Wilbur Wright airplane


15. Delagrange airplane


16. Delagrange airplane


72. Sommer airplane


80. Curtiss airplane


81. Bleriot airplane


83. Farman airplane


84. Voisin airplane


85. La Demoiselle de Santos Dumont (See #23 first series).


Fetes de l'aviation


[1] M. Latham dans le prix d'altitude


[2] Bleriot's last flight one minute before burning


Parked planes


60. Bi-plane


64. Voisin airplane




3. Clement-Bayard


Italian post card: Ala Littoria

Box 1, Folder 4

Papers of the Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Includes: newsclips, correspondence, photographs, membership lists, pamphlets. 1952-1964.

Box 1, Folder 5

The Aero Manual First edition, Temple Press, Ltd., London, 1909.

Box 1, Folder 6



1. Flight to the North Pole, 24 August 1949, by Francis P. Farquhar and Garfield Merner. 1950,San Francisco, CA


2. Two magazine clippings


3. Aircraft Magazine, (frag.) Dec., 1911.


4. Flying Magazine, Vol. III, No. 2. March, 1914.


5. Army and Navy News Vol. V. No. 7. July, 1917.

Box 1, Folder 7

Aeronautical notebook;


Red letter days of aviation, (2 1/4 pp), and, Some well-known aeroplanes, ms. specifications accompanied by numerous ink line-drawings. By William Lockwood Marsh.

Box 1, Folder 8

Original fabric from Kitty Hawk Wright Flyer, gift of Lester.D. Gardner. Accompanied by 2 pages of information.

Box 1, Folder 9

23 French aviation photographs (postcards): [Gift of Col. W.Lockwood Marsh]


1. The Breguet of Henri Bregi


2. Ader's third plane


3. Ader's third plane


4. H. & A. Dufaux's helicopter


5. The Antoinette


6. Angers' plane Rene GAsnier


7. Henri Farman plane, built by the Voisin brothers.


8. The gyroplane Louis Breguet


9. The plane in which Bleriot crossed the Channel, pictured in the Conservatoire national des arts & metiers, Paris.


10. Deperdussin


11. The Paul Schmitt plane.


12. Works of Colonel Ch. Renard in the musee de l'aeronautique, Meudon.


13. Models of observation balloons in the musee de l'aeronautique.


14. Airplane models, and Fabre's hydroplane, and Breguet & Caudron's planes, together in the musee de l'aeronautique, Meudon.


15. Model of the dirigeable Zodiac.


16. Model of the first balloon to make a successful voyage. (Made by Pilatre of Rozier and Arlandes, 21 nov. 1783.)


17. Twin-winged Nieuport plane.


18. Model of the Voisin twin-wing.


19. Model of the Santos-Dumont.


20. Vapor helicopter of Ponton of Amecourt.


21. The Wright motor


22. The Lorraine-Dietrich motor.


23. The Renault motor.

Box 1, Folder 10

Memoir re Lawrence Hargrave, by A.E. Berriman, December, 1923.11 typed pages inc. bibliography. Hargrave invented the box kite as well as experimenting with flight machines in general. (Gift Col. Marsh)

Box 1, Folder 11

Incoming correspondence to Colonel W. Lockwood Marsh from collectors and dealers in aeronautical materials, (1921-1930).(Gift of Col. W.L. Marsh)

Scope and Content Note

Includes a typewritten description of the G. Michelmore & Co aeronautical collection, Aeronautica, the history of travel by balloon, told in books, autographs, pictures, and engravings, 1670-1894. (19pp)
Also includes an excerpt sent by Roger Goodland of the Peabody Museum, An account of Nimrod's ascent towards the azure sky.
Box 1, Folder 12

Miscellaney from Col. W. Lockwood Marsh inc:


1. Programme to the garden party of the Royal Aeronautical Society, 8 May 1938.

Physical Description: (72 pp inc. many pictures)

2. A History of British aeronautical periodicals, by C.G. Grey, in Aeronautics, April, 1944.(pp 28-36)


3. One flyer and one ad from the Publishers' Circular for Marsh's book, Aeronautical prints and drawings.


4. Dealer's list for aeronautical material from Librairie Paul Ritti, Paris, n.d.,

Physical Description: 4 pp.
Box 1, Folder 13

Railroads: stock certificates, railroad and other, 1877-1943.

Scope and Content Note

(Transfers and various sources)

1901 Oil Company (1901 Oil Company (1901)


Capay Valley Land Company (1918)


Central New York and Western Railroad Co. (1943)


Coal and products Co. (1909)


Colorado Steam Navigation Co. (1893)


El Verano Improvement Assoc. (1914, 1918)


El Verano Villa Assoc. (1920)


Fresno Land and Improvement Co. (1893)


Gravey Bar Dredging Co. (1910)


Ione Coal and Iron Co. (1890, 1893)


Oakland, Brooklyn and Fruitvale Rai-road Co. (1896)


Portland and Dambill Railroad Co. (1893)


Portland and Willamette Valley Railway Co. (1887)


San Lorenzo Flume and Transportation Co. (1877)


San Pedro Harbor, Dock, and Land Assoc. (1897)


Simmons Bar Dredging Co. (1911 )


Sonoma Valley Improvement Co. (1888, 1889, 1891)


Union Fuel Co. (1904, 1906)

Box 1, Folder 14

Huntington, Hopkins & Company


Advertisement, September, 1880. Eades: Patent Differential Pulley Blocks, Sacramento, California.

Box 1, Folder 15

Pennsylvania Railroad: Ticket offices and depots of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Philadelphia. c. 1870?

Physical Description: 2 page pamphlet.

Scope and Content Note

(Source: Hammon)
Box 1, Folder 16

Gould-Huntington Contract, Nov. 26, 1881.El Paso, Texas. (west) Track Agreement. (Source: Hammon)

Box 1, Folder 17

Pacific Coast Steamship & Central Pacific Railroad Co. & Southern Pacific Railroad Co. & South Pacific Company: Pool Agreement - original contract, 1 Feb. 1877,and modifications, 1 Feb. 1885.(Source: Hammon)

Oversize folder 234



The early birds of aviation, Inc. - An organization of pioneers in aeronautics who flew solo before Dec. 17, 1916. 12 lithographs of the early birds, a reprint form the Thompson Products Aviation Calendar for 1956.


Calendar showing 1917 - 1947 photos of aircraft.


Curtiss aircraft photo album [1917-]

Scope and Content Note

31 bound photos, 32 cm × 25 cm. Includes planes, engines, G.H. Curtiss, John Willys, factory, and assembly photos.



Printed notice of the Yosemite Valley Railway Company, Merced County, California, Feb. 10, 1937.Howard C. Bonsall, Trustee. Re bankruptcy. Gift of the University of Nevada, Reno.


Framed tickets for Sierra Railroad and San Francisco Railroad.




1875 Aug 10,The Putnam Ledger, Unionville, Putnam Co., [Missouri?] Aerial voyage of the balloon `Cloud nymph.'

Box 2


Box 3