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- Physical Description:
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.
Collection is arranged into one series. Materials are arranged alphabetically.
Custodial History note
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 1995.
Processing Information note
Processed by Laura Fielding (intern), March, 2009; supervised by Alison Oswald, archivist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
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.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012