Scope and Contents
This subject category- Transportation is arranged into six series: Series 1, Travel and Tourism; Series 2, Freight Transportation; Series 3, Manufacturers of Vehicles and Equipment; Series 4, General Subjects and Miscellaneous; Series 5, Publications; and Series 6, Foreign
Series 1, Travel and Tourism is subdivided into five subseries: Business, Sightseeing and Buses, Boats and Ferries, Horse Drawn Coaches and Stages, and Travel Guides and Publications;
Subseries 1a, Business contains route and schedule information for interstate carriers. Greyhound and its many subsidiaries make up the bulk of this section.
Subseries 1b, Sightseeing and Buses contains route and schedule information for companies operating tours of cities and areas of historic and scenic interest.
Subseries 1c, Boats and ferries is a small group of water travel companies.
Subseries 1d, Horse-Drawn Coaches and Stages includes a small group of images
Subseries 1e, Travel Guides and Publications contains auto and bus travel information as well as early (1834) stagecoach and boat guides.
Series 2, Freight Transportation includes companies offering transport by boat, cart, truck, and rail.
Series 3, Manufacturers of Vehicles and Equipment
Subseries 3a, Buses
Subseries 3b, Trucks
Series 4, Related Materials, dates
Series 5, Publications, dates
Series 6, Foreign, dates