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Finding Aid for the Charles K. Adams Santa Fe Railroad Collection, 1850-1951
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Correspondence and Historical Material

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondences and notes, December 4, 1931-April 9, 1945.

Physical Description: (23 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence typescripts, holograph January 21, 1939-January 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from and to Phil Townsend Hanna, Editor, Westways.
Box 1, Folder 3

The Santa Fe Railway, by De Witt O'Kieffe, n.d.

Physical Description: (21 pieces, Typescript)
Box 1, Folder 4

Century Annals of San Bernardino County, 1769-1904, by L.A. Ingersoll.

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 5

Early Railroad Efforts, including the Texas & Pacific. Excerpt from History of San Diego 1542-1908, by William E. Smythe, 1850-1877.

Box 1, Folder 6

Record of Board of Supervisor's Meeting held January 9, 1868.

Physical Description: (4 pieces, photocopy and typescript)
Box 1, Folder 7

Tri-partite Agreement, January 31, 1880.

Physical Description: (14 pieces, blueprint copy)
Box 1, Folder 8

History of the Santa Fe's entry into Los Angeles, 1880-1890.

Physical Description: (15 pieces, typescript and holograph)
Box 1, Folder 9

Brief history of California Southern Railroad Company as abstracted from San Diego Union Files, by Mrs. Joseph Weidel, January 1, 1882-November 28, 1885.

Physical Description: (21 pieces, typescript)

Scope and Content Note

With related correspondence.
Box 1, Folder 10

Excerpts from the History of Pasadena, by Hiram A. Reid, 1882-1887.

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 11

Railroad celebrations, 1885.

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 12

That Old Station Platform at Needles in 1886, by Charles Battye.

Physical Description: (7 pieces, print)

Scope and Content Note

[Also], holograph letters from C. Battye to C.K. Adams.
Box 1, Folder 13

Historical review of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company.

Physical Description: (9 pieces, Blueprint copy)
Box 1, Folder 14

History and Directory of Riverside County, 1893-94.

Physical Description: (4 pieces, typescript)
Box 1, Folder 15

The Valley Road, 1896.

Physical Description: (67 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 16

Yearly Reports to the President and Board of Directors of the San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Railway Company, by W.B. Storey Jr., January 30, 1896-1899.

Physical Description: (38 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 17

Article from the American Railway Bridges and Buildings, 1898.

Physical Description: (10 pieces, photocopy)
Box 1, Folder 18

Memorandum from old file on San Pedro breakwater, 1898-1910, by C.K. Adams.

Physical Description: (5 pieces, transcript and holograph)
Box 1, Folder 19

Historical review of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, compiled by G. Holterhoff, Jr.

Physical Description: (48 pieces)

Note

Partial duplication in Adams's notebook, Box 2.
Box 1, Folder 20

History of Oakland and East Side Railroad Company, 1901-1927.

Physical Description: (8 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 21

Miscellaneous material on the history of Santa Fe Railroad.

Physical Description: (66 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 22

Santa Fe and Los Angeles Harbor Railway Company, 1937.

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 23

Miscellaneous charts, relating to A.T.S.F. system, 1867-1941.

Physical Description: (Blueprints)
Box 1, Folder 24

Schedules of employees time cards from Valley Division, Los Angeles Division and Albuquerque Division, prior 1916.

Physical Description: (Typescripts)
 

Official Papers, Adams's Notebooks, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs

Box 2, Folder 1

Santa Fe Railroad from Los Angeles to Holbrook, March 8, 1943. Prepared by W.M. Balling, consulting mining engineer.

Physical Description: (11 pieces, typescript)
Box 2, Folder 2

Santa Fe Railroad, Barstow to San Francisco, 1944.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 2, Folder 3

Line between Los Angeles and San Diego by C.K. Adams, November 24, 1944.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 2, Folder 4

Santa Fe News Bureau Newsletter, September 11, 1947.

Physical Description: (1 piece)
Box 2, Folder 5

Southern California Education Tour, 1950, by R.S. Hirsch.

Physical Description: (Typescript and holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence on tank cars used in transporting helium gas, 1945.

Physical Description: (7 pieces, typescript and photocopy)
Box 2, Folders 7-9

C.K. Adams's notebooks.

Scope and Content Note

Including Historical review of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, compiled by G. Holterhoff, Jr.

Note

Duplication in box 1, folder 19.
Box 2, Folder 10

Newspaper clippings, 1886 and 1941.

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 11

Photographs.

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
 

Rules and Regulations of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway System

Box 3, Folder 1

Through Train Service, October 1889.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 3, Folder 2

Distance between stations on Santa Fe System, May 15, 1909.

Box 3, Folder 3

Freight Tariff no.4, July 20, 1894.

Box 3, Folder 4

Rules Governing the Transportation Freight Traffic, August 1, 1897.

Box 3, Folder 5

Rules Governing the Transportation Freight Traffic, July 1, 1913.

Box 3, Folder 6

Rules Governing the Transportation Freight Traffic, October 15, 1927.

Box 3, Folder 7

Freight Tariff and Classification Rules, October 1, 1928.

Scope and Content Note

Supplement No.2.
Box 3, Folder 8

Official Freight Shippers: Guide and Directory of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe System(1930).

Box 3, Folder 9

Official Freight Shippers: Guide and Directory(1934).

Box 3, Folder 10

Contract for Unified Operation of Railroad Facilities at Los Angeles, February 1, 1928.

Box 3, Folder 11

Santa Fe Railroad, Albuquerque and Belen to Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix, March 1945.

Box 3, Folder 12

Statement of Fred G. Gurley, president, Santa Fe System Lines before the Interstate Commerce Commission, November 28, 1949.

 

Pamphlets, Ephemera, Published by and about the Santa Fe Railroad Company

 

Publications of the Santa Fe Railroad Company

Box 4, Folder 1

Hough, Waltes: The Moki Snake Dance (1902).

Box 4, Folder 2

Record-Breaking Run of the Scott Special over the Santa Fe, July 1905.

Box 4, Folder 3

Santa Fe Employees' Magazine, June 1908.

Note

(Given by the Los Angeles Historical Society)
Box 4, Folder 4

Titan of Chasms Grand Canyon of Arizona (c.1910).

Physical Description: (3 copies)
Box 4, Folder 5

Historical review of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, 1914.

Box 4, Folder 6

Grand Canyon Outings, March 1927.

Box 4, Folder 7

Along Your Way.

Physical Description: (2 issues)
Box 4, Folder 8

The Railroad, 1941 and 1945.

Physical Description: (2 issues)
Box 4, Folder 9

Santa Fe Today, May 1, 1945.

Box 4, Folder 10

Santa Fe Magazine, 1923-1950.

Physical Description: (4 issues)
 

Publications about the Santa Fe Railroad

Box 4, Folder 11

A review of Railway Operations, 1947; American railroads, their growth and development; Quiz on railroads and railroading.

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 4, Folder 12

Balduin Locomotives, October 1, 1939.

Box 4, Folder 13

Miscellaneous pamphlets, ephemera.

 

Books

Box 5, Folder 1

The Grand Canyon of Arizona, 1906.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 5, Folder 2-3

Higgins, C.A. New Guide to the Pacific Coast, Santa Fe Route, 1899-1914.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 6 different editions of the book.
Box 5, Folder 4

Carr, Clark E. History of Bringing The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway to Galesburg, 1913.

 

Newspapers, Newspaper Clippings

Box 6, Folder 1

Atchison Daily Globe, September 14, 1940; September 16, 1940.

Box 6, Folder 2

California Names-A Gazetteer, Chapters 1-43.

Box 6, Folder 3

Progress Bulletin, January 13, 1941.

Box 6, Folder 4

The Topeka Daily Capitol, September 8, 1940.

Box 6, Folder 5

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, 1902-1949.

Box 7

C.K. Adams's notebook.