Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman
Abstract Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.
Abstract Records of this railroad sleeping-car operator and manufacturer. The Pullman Company (originally Pullman's Palace Car Company) revolutionized rail travel, dramatically increased employment opportunities for African Americans who served as porters on its cars, and had a significant impact on the American labor movement. Records for the entire firm are included until the mid-1920s division into operating and manufacturing companies; after that date, records mainly chronicle the activities of the...
Abstract Photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, films, filmstrips, and sound recordings, documenting Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company cars and car furnishings, officials and employees, properties, advertising, and employee recruitment and training. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
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
Abstract Estate papers of Pullman’s Palace Car Company founder and president George M. Pullman. Includes Pullman estate executors’ correspondence, financial, and probate records, dating primarily from 1897 to 1902, together with attendance books of the Pullman Free School of Manual Training, 1924-1932.
Abstract Department handling all Pullman Company legal matters. General Counsel’s administrative files, court case records, state workmen’s compensation records, passenger injury claims records, and state resident agent files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1878-1980; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1980
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.
Abstract Office responsible for all corporate accounting. Includes general accounting, financial statements and balance sheets, taxation, ICC reporting, payroll, car operations accounts, Mexican accounts, and all transactions concerning the company’s property and materials. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1867-approximately 1980; Majority of material found within 1867-1970
Abstract Records of the Operating Department, responsible for operation, service, maintenance, repair and engineering of cars and equipment; commissary; purchases and stores; Mexican operations; and corporate regions, districts and agencies. Includes administrative files of department managers, employee instruction books, Mexican operations records, descriptive lists of cars, car engineering, maintenance, and repair records. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Abstract Materials related to the Passenger Traffic Department of the Pullman Company, including administrative files of the General Passenger Agent and the Passenger Traffic Manager, state regulatory commission records, and published rate books. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Abstract Papers of the Chief executive officer of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company, 1867-1899, and Pullman Company, 1900-1969. Includes records created in the offices of Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company presidents and vice presidents, together with personal papers. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Abstract Records of the Public Relations Department, including administrative files of departmental executives, advertising brochures and art work, and historical reference files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Abstract Parent company of the Pullman Company and the Pullman Car and Manufacturing Corporation. The operating arm of the firm, the Pullman Company, remained a corporate subsidiary of Pullman Inc. until 1947, following an anti - trust suit provoked ruling which required the holding company to divest itself of either its operating or manufacturing interests. Includes administrative files, annual reports, and cancelled stock certificates.
Abstract Scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings assembled by various Pullman’s Palace car company and Pullman Company departments, dating primarily from two years prior to the company’s incorporation in 1867 through the 1927 creation of Pullman Inc. There are also several 1940’s Public Relations Dept. volumes. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Abstract Official records of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company, including the charter, by-laws, director’s minutes, annual reports, contracts and agreements, patents, and securities records, dating from the formation of the company until its dissolution. Also includes administrative files of the Secretary and the Treasurer. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1862-1980; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1980
Abstract Records of competitor sleeping car companies acquired by Pullman, of subsidiary car firms established by Pullman to operate regionally, and of subsidiary and acquired car and equipment manufacturing companies. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1865-1940; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...