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Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago and Western
Abstract Letters from John B. Carson, president of the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company and Belt Railway Company of Chicago (formerly Chicago and Western Indian Belt Railway Company) to Anthony J. Thomas who represented J.P. Morgan railroad interests in New York City. Thomas also was the treasurer of this company, which was mostly concerned with financing for construction projects like viaducts and two-way track in Chicago.
Dates: 1881-1890

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company records

 Collection
Identifier: CB&Q-Main
Abstract Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.
Dates: 1820-1999

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Advertising Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-2
Abstract Administrative files, advertising copy, press kits, budgets, and subject files relating to the promotion of the railroad. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1850s-1960s

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Auditor's Office

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-36
Abstract Financial records (Ledgers, Journals, Construction Accounts, and Miscellaneous Accounts) of the CB&Q Railroad Company. Mostly detailed financial records kept in large ledger books. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1855-1914

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-5
Abstract Correspondence, reports, circulars, securities, and other miscellaneous materials related to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad-Iowa (B&MRR-Iowa), incorporated in 1852 and leased to the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1872. Includes materials related to incorporation, operation, branches to Chariton and Creston, and consolidation with CB&Q. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1852-1919

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-6
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, financial records, and other materials related to the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska (B&MRR-Nebraska), incorporated in 1869 and taking over all Nebraska property of the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa, as well as the Nebraska land grant given to the B&MRR-Iowa in 1864. The B&MRR-Nebraska consolidated with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1880. Includes materials related to...
Dates: 1850-1918

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-3
Abstract Incoming and outgoing letters of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) executives, members of the board, lawyers, and other employees. Content covers virtually all aspects of railroad management, including financial and legal matters, expansion and acquisition, relations with other railroads and subsidiaries, personnel and policies, construction, rates, and other business matters. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1857-1918

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence by Office

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-31
Abstract Correspondence between Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) officers and directors, organized by Boston or Chicago office of origin. Content includes railroad extensions, construction, salaries, financial issues, strikes, and other aspects of company management. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1875-1909

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Decade Subject File

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-33
Abstract Correspondence, statements, reports, and other papers related to different aspects of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) operations, grouped by decade: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, and 1900. Each decade comprises a separate series, and subseries within each decade follow the same sequence: Statements, Equipment, Personnel, Legal, Contracts, New Lines, Pools, and Miscellaneous, with a separate Strike subseries in 1880. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy...
Dates: 1856-1935; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1920

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - General Passenger Traffic Department Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-3
Abstract The General Passenger Traffic Department ensured the quality and reliability of the passenger travelers' experience, and promoting tourism as well as business travel along the routes of the CB&Q. Records include administrative files relating to specific passenger trains, or to railroad operations in general. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1924-1965

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Historical and Printed Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-32
Abstract Official and unofficial histories of the company, annual reports, in-house newsletters, circulars, scrapbooks, timetables, pamphlets, and research files produced by the CB&Q and its historians. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1849-1999

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Maps, Blueprints, and Drawings

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-6
Abstract Printed maps, manuscript maps, technical blueprints, and drawings produced by the CB&Q and its affiliated lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1870-1971

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Master Mechanic's Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-8
Abstract Meeting minutes and scattered subject files relating to the Master Mechanics Association of the CB&Q. The association was formed to make recommendations to the management about construction, maintenance, and repair of all rail cars, equipment, tools, and rail lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1886-1966; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1895

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Office of the President

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-1
Abstract Materials created and collected by Ralph Budd (1879-1962), who was the president of the CB&Q from 1932 to 1949. Includes correspondence with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, administrative files, and Federal Coordinator of Transportation Files. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1924-1955

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Payroll Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-9
Abstract Payroll books of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), organized by division, and including name, type of job, and compensation information. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1879-1938; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1900

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-5
Abstract Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews, Burlington Route chapter readings by its author, and radio programs. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: approximately 1852-1975

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Predecessor Companies

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-1&2
Abstract Correspondence, circulars, and other documents primarily related to the predecessor companies of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), spanning the years 1849-1864: the Aurora Branch Railroad, the Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Rail Road Company. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1849-1889

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Securities

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-4
Abstract Financial materials of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), primarily papers and oversize volumes concerning stocks and bonds, showing the history of sales and transfers. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1856-1922

Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives

 Collection
Identifier: IC
Abstract The Archives of the Illinois Central Railroad Company document the activities of the Company and its subsidiary lines and companies from before its charter on Feb. 10, 1851, through and a bit beyond 1972, when the line merged with the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad to become Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. The collection includes correspondence of administrators and staff, minutes, reports and legal documents, financial records, stock information, historical material, maps, blueprints, and...
Dates: 1831-1984; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1970

Iowa Land and Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Iowa
Abstract Correspondence, maps, reports and other documents and records kept by nineteenth century Iowa company investors, including directors and officers of the Chicago, Iowa and Nebraska Railroad, the town of Clinton, Iowa, the Iowa Land Company, the Iowa Rail Road Land Company and associated organizations.
Dates: 1855-1913

LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blommaert
Abstract The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables contains timetables for Chicago suburban railroad lines. The collection highlights the corresponding railroad lines: Burlington Route, Illinois Central, North Shore Line, Rock Island, and South Shore Line.
Dates: 1883-2009

LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Railroad Timetables and Advertising Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blommaert 2
Abstract Railroad timetables, guides, advertising material, and other railroad ephemera collected by LeRoy Blommaert. Materials document over a century of railroad travel and tourism throughout the United States, with some items from Canada, Mexico, England, and Switzerland.
Dates: 1850-1982; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1970

Milo Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Pullman Company Records - Employee and Labor Relations Department

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-06
Abstract Records of Pullman Company relations with its employees, their labor unions (including the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters), and federal mediating bodies; employment records, including service records, application files for conductors and some porters, registers listing employment and discharge data, time and absentee records for a few departments, appraisal and discipline files; employee insurance and pension records; and safety and medical records. Forms part of the Pullman Company...
Dates: 1875-1980; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1970

Pullman Company Records - Manufacturing Department

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-07
Abstract Records of the Manufacturing Department, including Pullman’s Palace Car Company, Pullman Company, and Pullman Company Manufacturing Department construction, cost, delivery, and accounting records relating to railroad car manufacture. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1873-1964

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 19
Pullman Company 7
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Perkins, C. E. (Charles Elliott) 3
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Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company (1948- ) 2
Pullman’s Palace Car Company 2
Adams, Ansel 1
Albany Rail Road Bridge Company 1
American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Baker, E. L. 1
Baldwin, W. W. (William Wright) 1
Belt Railway Company of Chicago 1
Brown, John B. 1
Bubley, Esther 1
Budd, Ralph 1
Carson, John B. 1
Chicago & Milwaukee Railroad Co 1
Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company 1
Chicago and North Western Railway Company 1
Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company 1
Chicago, Iowa, and Nebraska Railroad 1
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company 1
Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad 1
Erie Railway 1
Hall, Philo E. 1
Harris, George B. 1
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm) 1
Illinois Grand Trunk Railway Co 1
Iowa Land Company 1
Iowa Railroad Land Company 1
Joy, James F. (James Frederick) 1
Kendall, Milo 1
Kimball, David Pulsifer 1
Lee, Russell 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Lincoln, Robert Todd 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
Moir, Robert 1
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont) 1
Olmstead, James 1
Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp 1
Pullman Company. General Passenger Agent 1
Pullman Company. General Ticket Agent 1
Pullman Company. Passenger Traffic Manager 1
Pullman Company. Vice President and Comptroller 1
Pullman family 1
Pullman, George Mortimer 1
Robert Moir & Co 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) 1
Runnells, John S. 1
Thomas, Anthony J., Esq. 1
Union National Bank (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Union Pacific Railroad Company 1
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission 1
Van Nortwick, John 1
VanDeventer, James Thayer 1
Williams, Horace 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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