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

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

Collection number: M0234

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1973 ; 1980
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hopkins transportation collection,
Date (inclusive): 1870-1964 (inclusive), 1877-1943 (bulk)
Collection number: Special Collections M0234
Extent: 2.25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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.

Provenance

Received from various sources, 1972-1973.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Hopkins transportation collection, M0234, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Includes railroad stock certificates, photographs of early electric and gasoline trucks, aviation papers of Stanley H. Page, and other miscellaneous materials relating to transportation.

Container List

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

 

Dirigibles

 

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

Miscellaneous

 

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

Aeronautical:

 

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.
 

Railroads:

 

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.

 

Balloons:

 

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

Box 2

Unlisted

Box 3

Unlisted