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.
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.
.17 Linear Feet
1 manuscript half-box
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