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Finding Aid for the Harold Lee Hamilton papers, 1935-1975
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Box 1

Record of 25th Anniversary Celebration, Electro-Motive Division - General Motors Corporation October 24, 25, 25, 1947

Physical Description: Oversize leather-bound volume in slipcover.

Scope and Content Note

Includes pasted-in reports, speeches, memos, newsclippings and b/w photographs related to the history of the Electro-Motive Division of the General Motors Corporation and the history of the Diesel locomotive on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary.
Box 2

Line drawing of Locomotive in desert scene by Rainey Bennett 1947

Physical Description: Framed and matted.

Scope and Content Note

Signed "For H.L. Hamilton..."
Box 2

Line drawing of Locomotive in train station by Rainey Bennett 1947

Physical Description: Framed and matted

Scope and Content Note

Signed "For H.L. Hamilton..."
Box 2

The American Heritage History of Railroads in America by Oliver Jensen 1975

Physical Description: Oversize hardbound volume with dust jacket.
Box 2

General Motors Executive Conference 1948

Scope and Content Note

Hardbound volume containing name index of members, and photographs of conference participants.
Box 2

Booklet entitled "Commemorating the Leadership of Harold L. Hamilton in the successful Application of the Internal Combustion Engine to the Propulsion of Mainline Trains on American Railroads" 1956

Box 2

Booklet entitled "The Elmer A. Sperry Award for 1957" 1957

Box 2

Color print of "World's Most Powerful Diesel Locomotive --- Union Pacific's 6900 Centennial Locomotive" undated

Box 2

Color print of "'Big Boy,' The World's Largest Steam Locomotive" undated

Scope and Content Note

Subtitled "Union Pacific Railroad operated 25 of these giant mallet type, 4-8-8-4, locomotives over the mountain grades of western United States in freight service. Numbered in the 4000 series, the 'Big Boys' reigned supreme in a long list of successful steam power on the U.P."
Box 2

Dawn of the Diesel Age by David Dietz 1935

Physical Description: Hardbound book published by the Scripps-Howard Newspapers.