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Guide to the Hopkins Transportation Collection, 1868-1936
Special Collections M164  
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    Title: Hopkins Transportation Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1868-1936
    Collection number: Special Collections M164
    Extent: 6 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights:

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of the Public Utilities Commission, through James Gibson, 1962-1964.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Hopkins Transportation Collection, M164, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    This collection consists largely of working papers for applications to, hearings before, etc., the California Railroad Commission (forerunner of the Public Utilities Commission) or the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1912-1915, 1922-1923, 1927-1930, 1932-1933, and 1936. Also included are reports, histories, statistics, briefs, maps, diagrams, etc. giving background material on a number of the smaller California railroads (lumber, street, interurban and/or electric). There is very little correspondence in the collection.