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Dates:
1880-1942
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 25 includes a few personal and many laboratory notebooks from employees and engineers of Western Union. The numbers noted in the container list presumably refer to some Western Union Museum identification number. H.W. Drake's notebooks kept at 195 Broadway contain materials lists; equipment costs; descriptions and drawings of telegraphic eq...

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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1941
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., [8" x 10"].)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Posed group of men and women standing on the exterior steps of the Twelfth Street Branch of the Y.M.C.A. Many of the men are dressed in railroad uniforms of caps and overalls. Ink on negative: caption. No edge imprint.

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Creators:
Erie Railroad Company
ConRail
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Olevsky, Walter
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Dates:
circa 1880-1980
Size:
57 Cubic feet (59 boxes, 97 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1082
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of six hundred sixty eight (668) glass negatives relating to the Erie Railroad Company. Subjects include stations, train cars, railroad employees, employees' recreational activities, ferries, construction, street scenes, and resort hotels; drawings of structures built by the various railroads which, at the time of the donation, ...

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Dates:
1918-1997
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0846
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This series is divided into two subseries: Subseries 1, Messmore and Damon, Inc. and Subseries 2, Messmore, Inc. Subseries 2.1: Messmore and Damon, 1918-1988 consists of corporate identity materials, certificate of incorporation, employee information, correspondence, financial statements and reports, and sales information. The corporate identity m...

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Creators:
Pullman Palace Car Co.
Pullman, George M., 1831-1897
Dates:
1867-1982
bulk 1900-1930
Size:
8 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0181
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Pullman Company, manufacturers and operators of railroad sleeping cars. Pullman also manufactured hospital and dining cars at its Chicago facilities. Dating from 1867 to 1982 (bulk 1900-1930s), the collection includes background materials, correspondence, financial, personnel and operating records, drawings and photographs.

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Creators:
O'Connell, Rosalie Melita
Dates:
1912-1917
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0187
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains 205 photoprints, including 149 informal outdoor portraits and 46 studio portraits. Although the photographs, post cards, and other materials have been physically removed from the cyanotype album, album captions for the photographs are preserved in copy photographs made before the materials were removed during conservation t...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1832-1977
Size:
60.54 Cubic feet (consisting of 131 boxes, 13 folders, 17 oversize folders, 20 map case folders, 2 flat boxes (1 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Railroads
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Railroads forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Pullman Palace Car Co.
Pullman-Standard
Dates:
circa 1882-1955
Size:
128.5 Cubic feet (145 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1175
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of approximately 13,500 images (original photographs, copy prints, and film and glass plate negatives) for freight, passenger, private, and street and rapid transit cars manufactured by the Pullman Palace Car Company. The collection contains primarily early railroad Americana, including interior and exterior views of private and business cars as well as passenger and street cars. The collection is an important part of the historical record of the railroad car-building industry as well as the history of architecture and interior design.

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Creators:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies
Dates:
1831-1978
bulk 1903-1933
Size:
8 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 10 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1071
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the history of the demolition and construction of Grand Central Terminal with a focus on the period 1903 to 1913.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1890-1915, undated.
Size:
2.33 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1080
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The photographic images in this collection are largely of railway bridge construction and other properties owned by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company at the turn of the twentieth century. Images are of two distinct projects (mostly construction) taken in and around the St. Louis, Missouri area (1890-1900): of a bridge project (name and location unknown) spanning 1902-1903; and of the construction of the Metropolis Bridge (that crosses the Ohio River at Metropolis, Illinois, about 12 miles south of Paducah, Kentucky) between 1914-1915. For the latter project Ralph Modjeski originally served as consultant engineer and then as chief civil engineer of construction. There are also negatives of unidentified bridge construction.

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