Guide to the Railroad Trade Literature

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1136
Dates:
1861-1994
Languages:
English
Some materials in Spanish and German.
Collection text is in English.
Physical Description:
76 boxes
Repository:
The collection documents various aspects of railroad companies through pamphlets; trade catalogs; operating and service manuals, especially for railroad equipment; specifications; magazines and reprints; bulletins, and articles.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Collection is arranged into one series. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Administration
Processing Information note
Processed by Laura Fielding (intern), March, 2009; supervised by Alison Oswald, archivist.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Railroad Trade Literature Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Conditions Governing Use note
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 1995.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Trade literature -- 1920-2000 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuals Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad companies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives