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Gabriel Colvin Wharton Railroad collection, circa 1850s, 1867-1880s
Wyles Mss 105
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Title:

Gabriel Colvin Wharton Railroad collection, circa 1850s, 1867-1880s

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and reports relating to Gabriel Colvin Wharton's career as a civil engineer specializing in railroad construction. Wharton was a VMI honors graduate and Civil War Confederate brigadier general with the Virginia 45th Infantry, but the material in the collection relates to the period before and after the Civil War. Companies represented in the collection include: Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Co.; Manasses Gap R. R. Company; Norfolk & Western Railroad Company; Orange & Alexandria Rail Road Co.; South Side R. R. Company; Southern Express Company; and the Virginia, Kentucky & Ohio Railroad.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Gabriel Colvin Wharton Railroad collection, Wyles Mss 105. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.2 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.