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Railroads -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Farnam family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
Dates: 1721-1941

Herman Haupt papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 269
Overview: The papers consist of Herman Haupt's business and personal correspondence, financial and legal papers, and writings, which were collected by Herman Haupt Chapman during his research on his grandfather's life. In addition, the papers include the manuscript of Chapman's unpublished biography, as well as transcripts of documents, photographs, additional family correspondence, diaries, and other family papers, and Chapman's own correspondence files which relate to his research and biographical...
Dates: 1800-1984

Matthew Josephson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, subject files, and writings that document Josephson's life and provide information on the subjects of his research.
Dates: 1917-1979 (inclusive)

Samuel B. Reed papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 409
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, papers, and miscellanea relating to Samuel B. Reed's career as an engineer and surveyor for various railroad lines in Canada and the United States. Personal correspondence with Jane Ann Earl Reed and Lucy Adeline Hurd Van Horne also discuss railroad matters.
Dates: 1841-1921

John Christopher Schwab family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 434
Overview: The papers include correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, wills, scrapbooks, albums, genealogical records and memorabilia of several generations of the Schwab family. Principal figures are Gustav Friedrich Schwab; his wife, Eliza Catherine Von Post Schwab; and their son, John Christopher Schwab. The papers of Gustav Friedrich Schwab include business correspondence during his presidency of the firm of Oelrichs & Co. in New York and travel diaries (1843-1846). An additional diary...
Dates: 1767-1925