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File — Box: 214, Folder: 4519-4525
Identifier: CB&Q 75.3
Scope and Contents note From the Sub-Series: This series is especially rich for its illumination of the lengths which the CB&Q endeavored to colonize the Midwest along the railroads, both from the perspective of the corporation, and the thousands of immigrants who came to settle the land. The series contains nearly 100,000 letters from land buyers, agents, bankers, and newspapers concerning land sales, payments, and promotion of colonization as well as promotional materials. The land department created posters, circulars, and took...
Dates: Aug. 1869-Jul. 1871
Found in: The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives / Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Land Department / Subgroup 75: Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Company in Iowa / Series 75: Correspondence – Land Commissioners, Agents, etc. / Subseries 75.3: Land Commissioner’s In-letters