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Finding Aid for the Collection of Railroad Publications from the United States, Mexico, and Panama, 1870-1900
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Railroad Publications from the United States, Mexico, and Panama,
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1900
    Collection number: 289
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Railroad Publications from the United States, Mexico, and Panama (Collection 289). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232864 

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains mostly railroad company annual reports, as well as various company legal and financial information. Contains a small section on the Tehuantepec Isthmus, and many route maps covering each company's territory. Companies represented in the collection include: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company, Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company, Kansas Pacific Railway, Mexican Central Railway, Mexican International Railroad Company, Mexican National Railroad Company, Missouri Pacific Railway Company, Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Northern Pacific Terminal Company of Oregon, Oregon Improvement Company, Oregon Pacific Railroad Company, Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company, Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, Oregon and Transcontinental Company, Pacific Railroads, Panama Railroad Company, Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway Company, Sonora Railway Company, Limited, Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Railroad Company, St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company, St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company, Tehuantepec Railroad, Tehuantepec Railway and Ship Canal, Tehuantepec Ship-Railway, Texas and Pacific Railway Company, and Union Pacific Railway Company.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Railroads--United States--Archival resources.
    Railroads--Mexico--Archival resources.
    Railroads--Panama--Archival resources.
    Annual reports.

    Related Material

    • Wesley Southmayd Griswold Papers (Collection 799). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • William Gibbs McAdoo Papers (Collection 350). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Southern Pacific Company Records (Collection 2026). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Arthur Allen Turner Papers (Collection 1261). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • A Collection of Pamphlet Maps (Collection 990). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.