Guide to the Hopkins transportation collection, 1844-1969 (inclusive), 1936-1954 (bulk)

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Guide to the Hopkins transportation collection, 1844-1969 (inclusive), 1936-1954 (bulk)

Collection number: M0200

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:
1970 Aug. 6
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hopkins transportation collection,
Date (inclusive): 1844-1969 (inclusive), 1936-1954 (bulk)
Collection number: Special Collections M0200
Creator:
Extent: 4 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

Gift of Mrs. Hazel Elizabeth Sullivan, 1969.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Hopkins transportation collection, M0200, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

An explanation of a dispatcher's record of the movement of trains and a sample of dispatchers records from Beaumont, California, Los Angeles, California, and Mexicali, Baja California, covering the period 1936-1954. Also included are some xerox copies of reports dealing with railroads, and a newsreel clip about an aeroplane squadron committee.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Dispatchers' Record of Movement of Trains and Description of Los Angeles Division of Southern Pacific Company,

Physical Description: xerox copy, 5 p.
Box 1, Folder 2

Dispatcher's Records, Beaumont, California 1947-1949

Box 1, Folder 3

Dispatcher's Records, Beaumont, California 1950

Box 1, Folder 4

Dispatcher's Records, Beaumont, California 1951-1952

Box 1, Folder 5

Dispatcher's Records, Beaumont, California 1953-1954

Box 1, Folder 6

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1936

Box 1, Folder 7

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1938

Box 2, Folder 8

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1939

Box 2, Folder 9

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1940

Box 2, Folder 10

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1941

Box 2, Folder 11

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1942

Box 2, Folder 12

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1943

Box 2, Folder 13

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1944

Box 3, Folder 14

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1945

Box 3, Folder 15

Dispatcher's Records, Los Angeles, California 1946-1952

Box 3, Folder 16

Dispatcher's Records, Mexicali, Baja California 1936-1937

Box 3, Folder 17

Dispatcher's Records, Mexicali, Baja California 1938-1939

Box 3, Folder 18

Dispatcher's Records, Mexicali, Baja California 1940-1941

Box 3, Folder 19

Dispatcher's Records, Mexicali, Baja California 1942-1944

Box 4, Folder 20

Dispatcher's Records, Mexicali, Baja California 1945-1948

Box 4, Folder 21

Dispatcher's Records, Mexicali, Baja California 1950-1951

Box 4, Folder 22

Fishbein, M.H., Retention Plan for the Docketed Case Files- Interstate Commerce Commission, G.S.A.,

Physical Description: 9 p., xerox copy.
 

Fishbein, M.H., Special Study of the Interstate Commerce Commission and Civil Aeronautics Board Tariffs, G.S.A.,

Physical Description: 8 p., xerox copy.
 

Fishbein, M.H., Special Study of the Periodic Reports Submitted by Carriers to the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Civil Aeronautics Board, G.S.A.,

Physical Description: 7 p., xerox copy.
Box 4, Folder 23

Howerton, Joseph B., The Valuation Records of The Interstate Commerce Commission As A Source of Statistical Data Relating to American Railroads During the 19th Century,Preliminary Draft Prepared for the Conference on National Archives and Statistical Research, May 1968,

Physical Description: 40 p., xerox copy.
Box 4, Folder 24

Myrick, David F., Refinancing and Rebuilding the Central Pacific: 1899-1910,Golden Spike Symposium, May 6-7, 1969,

Physical Description: 42 p. and appendix, xerox copy.
Box 4, Folder 25

National Archives, Preliminary Inventories, No. 158, Records of the Commissioner of Railroads, Washington, 1964,

Physical Description: 19 p., xerox copy.
Box 4, Folder 26

Los Angeles, The Aeronautical Society of Cal. creates its `Aeroplane Squadron Committee,' comprising Mayor Sebastien and many prominent citizens. Movie (clip from newsreel?)

Note

Moved to microfilm file cabinet, 29 Dec 80
Box 4, Folder 27

Pamphlets about Railroads

 

The Switch Post Feb. 1937

 

Train Talks 1936-1945

Box 5, Folder 28

Great Britain Railway Pamphlets

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 5, Folder 29

Railway Reports- British

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 5, Folder 30

TIME TABLE # 12 - LOS ANGELES + REDONDO RAILWAY EUREKA NEVADA RAILWAY - LOCAL PASSENGER TARIFF # 1

Box 5, Folder 31

1. Time table form 14, Southern Pacific, 4/40 San Francisco [UNK] Peninsula

 

2. New system of tunneling / by J. Brunel

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 30

Plans & Sections of the Armagh Coleraine & Portrush Railway

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 6 (oversize), Folder 31

Highway and Transportation Maps of Idaho Counties 1937-1939

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 6 (oversize), Folder 32

Midland Railway Reports

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 6 (oversize), Folder 33

Midland Railway. Diagrams Illustrating the Application of Brakes to the Stopping of Trains.

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 6 (oversize), Folder 34

Select Plans of Engineering Structures for Railroads and Highways.

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 6 (oversize), Folder 35

Cours de Construction des Ponts.

Physical Description: (1 Bound Volume)
Box 6 (oversize), Folder 36

Map - Orange Co.-santa Ana - Pacific Electric Railway Co.

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 37

5 plans of U.S. tram bridges

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 38

26 plans for French + German train bridges

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 39.

York and North Midland Railway bound reports:

 

a. 1848 Feb 21Half Yearly general meeting

 

b. 1848 Aug 21Half Yearly general meeting

 

c. 1879 Sep 6Half Yearly general meeting

 

d. 1850 Feb 38Half Yearly general meeting

 

e. 1850 Aug 28Half Yearly general meeting

 

f. 1850 Aug 28Report to Directors

 

g. 1849 Oct 22Letter to shareholders

 

h. 1849 Oct 19Letter to shareholders

 

i. 1849 Oct 9Letter to shareholders

 

j. 1848 Nov 14Report to shareholders

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 40.

London and North Western Railway - bound reports (unlisted).

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 41.

London and North Western Railway, bound reports, with the reports of the London and Birmingham Railway Co. (unlisted).

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 42.

North Staffordshire Railway. Half yearly reports, 1846-1889.(bound in red leather).

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 43.

Midland Railway - Specification and general conditions of contract for the maintenance of way and works of the south branch of the Midland Railway (front board only).

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 44.

Agreement: Great Northern Railway Co. and Midland Railway Company, 1 June 1858.Various agreements bound together, pp 1-110.

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 45.

Midland Association Derby, Oct. 21, 1853,bound proceedings (printed).

Box 6 (oversize), Folder 46.

Midland Railways consolidation act, 10 May 1844.Handsewn, in hollinger folder.