Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Division of Transportation Street Railways Reference Collection

Summary

Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1575
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1842-2009
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
5.5 Cubic feet
13 boxes
Repository:

Content Description

Content Description
Collection documents street railway cars through photographs and ephemera. Includes reprints and articles from
Street Railway Journal
,
Capital Traction Quarterly
,
The Railroad Gazette
,
Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers
, and
Scientific American
.

Arrangement

Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Administration

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Custodial History
Collection assembled by the Division of Transportation and transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry in May 2022.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Division of Transportation Street Railways Reference Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
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.

Related Materials
Materials in the Archives Center
Warshaw Collection of Business of Americana, Series: Streetcars & Subways (NMAH.AC.0060)

Keywords

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