Scope and Content
Title: Collection of Railroad Publications from the United States, Mexico, and Panama,
Date (inclusive): 1870-1900
Collection number: 289
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
2 oversize boxes
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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[Identification of item], Collection of Railroad Publications from the United States, Mexico, and Panama (Collection 289).
Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Scope and Content
Collection contains mostly railroad company annual reports, as well as various company legal and financial information. Contains
a small section on the Tehuantepec Isthmus, and many route maps covering each company's territory. Companies represented in
the collection include: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company, Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company, Denver and
Rio Grande Railroad Company, Kansas Pacific Railway, Mexican Central Railway, Mexican International Railroad Company, Mexican
National Railroad Company, Missouri Pacific Railway Company, Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Northern Pacific Terminal
Company of Oregon, Oregon Improvement Company, Oregon Pacific Railroad Company, Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company, Oregon
Short Line Railroad Company, Oregon and Transcontinental Company, Pacific Railroads, Panama Railroad Company, Santa Fe, Prescott
and Phoenix Railway Company, Sonora Railway Company, Limited, Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Railroad Company,
St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company, St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company, Tehuantepec Railroad, Tehuantepec
Railway and Ship Canal, Tehuantepec Ship-Railway, Texas and Pacific Railway Company, and Union Pacific Railway Company.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Railroads--United States--Archival resources.
- Wesley Southmayd Griswold Papers (Collection 799). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
- William Gibbs McAdoo Papers (Collection 350). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
- Southern Pacific Company Records (Collection 2026). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
- Arthur Allen Turner Papers (Collection 1261). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
- A Collection of Pamphlet Maps (Collection 990). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.