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Subgroup 7: Private Land Papers, 1868-1895

Identifier: CB&Q 7

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, miscellaneous papers, and some maps, most of which emanated from Col. H.B. Scott,


  • Creation: 1868-1895


Conditions Governing Access

The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Arrangement note

Arranged in seven series: Scott, H.B. Out-letters, Dec. 4, 1872-Jun. 9, 1894 (7.1); Scott, H.B. In-letters, 1882-1895 (7.2); Scott, H.B. In-letters about Denver Lands, Sept. 1879-Dec. 1881 (7.3) Scott, H.B. In-letters about Nebraska Lands, Apr.-Jun. 1881 (7.4); Scott, H.B. In-letters, 1869-1881 (7.5); Scott, H.B. Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1868-1884 (7.6); and Missouri Land Maps, 1860s-1890s (7.8).

General Physical Description note

57.1 linear feet (130 boxes, 6 oversize folders, 3 oversize volumes)

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States