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Aitken, Jr. (Harry C.) Collection
MS 887  
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Description
This collection contains 32 telegrams addressed to Central Pacific Railroad President and California Governor Leland Stanford between 1868 to 1869, expense bills and bills of lading from material shipped from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Francisco during the 1870s, early tickets along the route and guide books to the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads collected by Harry C. Aitken, Jr.
Background
Harry C. Aitken Jr. was born on August 11, 1931 in Berkeley, California. After attending grammar and high school in Berkeley and completing one year of study at the University of California, he graduated from Stanford University in 1953.
Extent
.17 Linear Feet 1 manuscript half-box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment. Contact Library Staff for details.