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Preliminary Guide to the Railroad Collection
Wyles SC 895  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Railroad Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1867-1899
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 895
    Extent: .05 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Railroad Collection. Wyles SC 895. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence, invoices, notices, receipts, and tickets for several railroads including the Atlantic and Great Western Railway; Buffalo Pass, Scalplock & Defiance Railroad; Chicago & North-Wester Railroad Company; Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad; Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway; Illinois Central R. R.; Little Miami, Columbus and Xenia, and Connecting Railroads; Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Company; Ohio & Mississippi Railroad Line; and Virginia and Truckee Railroad (Nevada/Californi), ca. 1867-1899.