University of Oregon
Randall Vause Mills joined the University of Oregon English faculty in 1938. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mills wrote two books and numerous articles on transportation in the Pacific Northwest. He also wrote articles on bridge construction and location. In addition, Mills was interested in folklore, and was the founder and first president of the Oregon Folklore Society. The collection largely consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research material and notecards, printed material, photographs, and scrapbooks pertaining to transportation in the Pacific Northwest and folklore.
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Papers of the American editor, railroad commissioner, executive secretary to New York State Governor Levi P. Morton. Incoming correspondence concerning railroads (Avery Andrews, Paul D. Cravath, Chauncey M. Depew, James Jerome Hill, Jeremiah Jenks, Theodore Roosevelt); politics (Thomas Collier Platt, L. Bradford Prince); the John Ericsson monument in New York City (Jonathan Scott Hartley); and the personal life of actress Louise D. (Mrs. Leslie) Carter.
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Six volumes containing daily and monthly toll charges, some with users' names, exemptions, persons who pass free (various paging).
Montana State University - Special Collections and Archives
The Eva Gates Manuscript consists of a typescript of the early history and founding of Mineral County, Montana, by Eva and Elmer H. Gates. Included are town histories of Alberton, Fish Creek, Saltese (Silver City), Taft, Iron Mountain, Superior, Cedar Creek, Carter, Keystone, Amador, and Deborgia. There are accounts of mining activities, major structures erected in each town, early settlers, ethnic groups in the area, ferries, mills, fires, roads, and railroads.
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
New York regional railroad. Collection includes financial records, legal records and correspondence; also some non-railroad related papers of Henry L Davis, the secretary of the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad.
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Papers of the American railroad magnate and capitalist, whose financial interests included steamship, manufacturing, construction, and land companies. Philanthropist, trustee of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute and supporter of Tuskegee Institute. Collection includes incoming correspondence (1856-1904); letterpress copybooks (1868-1901); legal and financial (including real estate) records (1797-1901); amd personal papers (1862-1901). Notable among the real estate records are documents relating to the furnishing and household expenses of Huntington's San Francisco residence, and records relating to the design, construction, decoration, furnishing, and maintenance of Huntington's palatial home on 57th St. in New York City.
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Collection of ephemera relating to transportation in and around central New York (Erie Canal, railroads, etc)
Washington State University - Holland Library
Addresses by James J. Hill, delivered to various groups on transportation, commercial affairs, and education.
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Scope and Contents Papers of Cary Clive Burford '04 (1882-1961), including correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, photographs and postcard concerning the University of Illinois staff and buildings, Class of 1904 reunions, the Illinois State Historical Society, the Illinois Archaeological Society, railroad history and passenger service, Abraham Lincoln, Indiana history, Indian artifacts, travel in the West and Europe, We're Loyal to You, Illinois: The Thrilling Story of the University of Illinois Bands Under Albert Austin Harding (1952) and publications and talks by Burford. Additional materials related to We're Loyal to You Illinois are in RS 12/9/22, A. Austin Harding Collection, Box 2.
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Scope and Contents Railroad Correspondence including letters sent by the Library Exchange Division to railroads in the United States requesting copies of publications and replies from the railroads. The collection includes the letter heads of many railroad companies which ceased operation.