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Guide to the Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation Records, 1854-1925 M0015
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  • Title: Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation records,
    Identifier/Call Number: M0015
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.5 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1854-1925
    creator: Baldwin Locomotive Works


    This collection represents a small portion of the records of the Philadelphia steam locomotive production firm known as the Baldwin Locomotive Works until its merger with Lima-Hamilton Corporation. The materials include ledgers, specification books, and drawings for construction and decoration of locomotives, as well as publications of the company. One book deals with the railroads of South America. The collection also includes 436 copy slides (done in 1985) of paint books numbers 1 and 2.


    Baldwin Locomotive Works, a Philadelphia steam locomotive production firm founded in 1831, eventually merged with the Lima-Hamilton Corporation and became the Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation.

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    [Identification of item] Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation Records, M015, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Gift of E. Morton Grosser, 1960. The copy slides are a gift of the California State Railway Museum, 1987.

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    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.

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