Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Merchant's Despatch Transportation Company Records

Summary

Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1579
Creators:
Merchants Despatch Transportation Company
Dates:
circa 1880s
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3.75 Cubic feet
8 boxes
Repository:
Collection documents the Merchant's Despatch Transportation Company, an express railway service.

Content Description

Content Description
Collection consists of photographs, business documents, blueprint and packing crate labels documenting the Merchant's Despatch Transportation Company, an express railway service.

Arrangement

Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Administration

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Merchant's Despatch Transportation Corporation, through Philip W. Allen, 2000.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work & Industry in June 2022.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Merchant's Despatch Transportation Company Records, 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.

Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Freight and freightage Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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