Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1468
Dates:
1867-1927
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
1 box
Repository:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains. Also included are many maritime subjects, including steamships, riverboats, harbors and shipyards. A few of the cards depict scenes in American cities such as New York and Chicago. The vast majority of the images are of scenes in the Northeastern United States, though there are several from Colorado, and a few foreign subjects.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center by the Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History, in 2018.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Harbors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passenger ships Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad tracks Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad yards Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- Trains Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad construction Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads, Elevated Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
River boats Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ships Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shipyards Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stereographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel photography Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry Corporate Name 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