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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Illinois Central Railroad Company Records 1851-1859

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Illinois Central Railroad Company. Records

Dates:

1851-1859

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 191

Size:

1 v. (251 p.) ; 33 cm

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Scrapbook of typescript, manuscript, and printed material relating to the Illinois Central Railroad Company, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad, John Frink Express Company, and American Express Company. Includes letters, instructions to agents, orders, bills, receipts, contracts, rates of fare, and additional reports of local railroads and other companies, including Western Union.

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Illinois Central Railroad Company Records, Crerar Ms 191, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Scrapbook of typescript, manuscript, and printed material relating to the Illinois Central Railroad Company, Galena and Chicago Union Railroad, John Frink Express Company, and American Express Company. Includes letters, instructions to agents, orders, bills, receipts, contracts, rates of fare, and additional reports of local railroads and other companies, including Western Union.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 191