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Creators:
Perrin, Francis
Mathis-Oster, Patricia
Jiranek, Andrew
Amtrak
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Dates:
1922-2000
bulk 1968-1990
Size:
13 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1327
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents railroad ephemera, primarily relating to Amtrak and Conrail.

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Creators:
White, John H, 1933-
Dates:
circa 1959-1989
Size:
1.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7384
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Dubin, Arthur D. (Arthur Detmers)
Dates:
1953-1980
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence, notes, clippings, brochures, manuscripts, photographs, and similar materials concerning Arthur D. Dubin's research in railroad history, including preparation of his books, Some Classic Trains and More Classic Trains. Much of this collection is unarranged. Files labeled "miscellaneous" correspondence mos...

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Creators:
Bissell, Hezekiah
Dates:
1920-1928
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the reminiscences of Hezekiah Bissell, a railroad engineer who worked in the western United Statesstates with the Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru.

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Creators:
Dubin, Arthur D. (Arthur Detmers)
Dates:
1954-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of railroad historian Arthur D. Dubin, concerning his work. Materials also include clippings and galleys for publications.

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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
White, John H., 1933-
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1880s-1990
Size:
31.33 Cubic feet (94 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0523
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The archivist has arranged the collection into five separate series: Series 1: CAR BUILDERS, arranged alphabetically by company or individual. Series 2: EQUIPMENT - ROLLING STOCK, arranged in two sections: alphabetically by White's heading: Articles in Progress and alphabetical by type of railroad car under White's heading: Research Files for Book ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1844-1966
Size:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
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: Accounting and Bookkeeping 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:
Norrell, Thomas, 1899-1985
Dates:
circa 1840-circa 1960
bulk 1870-1940
Size:
18 Cubic feet (84 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 11,000 images collected by Thomas Norrell consisting of original photographic prints and photographic postcards, original film and glass plate negatives, and duplicate/copy photographic prints and negatives. The majority are external views of single locomotive engines of North American railroad and industrial companies. Images of international railroad company locomotives and of representative locomotives from various locomotive works and builders are also included. The collection contains a small number of subject-specific images covering such topics as train wrecks, funeral trains, experimental locomotives, miniature trains, and locomotives at the 1933 and 1939 World's Fairs.

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Creators:
American Car and Foundry Co. (Jackson & Sharp Car Co.)
Jackson & Sharp Car Co.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1884-1948
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 21 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0156
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains order books, including design details of a wide variety of passenger, freight and specialty cars (including self-propelled electric cars), and cost accounts for the production department. Also included are 21 volumes of photographs of finished cars, arranged by lot number. These have separate indexes arranged alphabetically...

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Creators:
McBride, Harry A.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1940s-1950s.
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1171
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia and several island nations.

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