Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad letterpress book

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California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
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2018


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

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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.