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Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad letterpress book
MS 477  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad letterpress book
    Dates: 1904
    Collection Number: MS 477
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 oversize box
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: A letterpress book containing copies of the Company President's outgoing correspondence for 1904 illustrates the day-to-day operation of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad. This internal correspondence includes letters to the Auditor/Comptroller, Chief Controlling Officer, Superintendent, Chief Engineer and company Vice-President. Subjects include: administrative/personnel matters and internal disputes, purchase of land, new construction, bridges, joint leases, and finances.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    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 Archivist. 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.

    Preferred Citation

    Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad letterpress book. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Scope and Content of Collection

    A letterpress book containing copies of the Company President's outgoing correspondence for 1904 illustrates the day-to-day operation of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad. This internal correspondence includes letters to the Auditor/Comptroller, Chief Controlling Officer, Superintendent, Chief Engineer and company Vice-President. Subjects include: administrative/personnel matters and internal disputes, purchase of land, new construction, bridges, joint leases, and finances.