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Guide to Album of Engravings and Photographs of American Locomotives circa 1880s

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Album of Engravings and Photographs of American Locomotives

Dates:

circa 1880s

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 274

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Collection of engravings and photographs of American locomotives. The engravings and photographs have been cut out of books and magazines and pasted into the album.The dates of the locomotives range from the 1830s to the 1880s, though the album appears to have been assembled in the 1880s. Some images are grouped according to manufacturer or railroad company, but have little to no individual identification or description.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Album of Engravings and Photographs of American Locomotives, Crerar Ms 274, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Collection of engravings and photographs of American locomotives. The engravings and photographs have been cut out of books and magazines and pasted into the album.The dates of the locomotives range from the 1830s to the 1880s, though the album appears to have been assembled in the 1880s. Some images are grouped according to manufacturer or railroad company, but have little to no individual identification or description.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 274