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Chicago Belt Railroad Company. Records., 1875

Contains preliminary and second drafts of Articles of Association; an official copy, notarized, with state seal, signed by the founders of the Chicago Belt Railroad Company; and other documents. Also includes autograph list of stock subscribers

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Crerar, Adams & Co. Collection, 1922-1957

Founded by John Crerar and J. McGregor Adams ca. 1868, Crerar, Adams & Co. was a leading supplier to the railroad industry. This small collection contains trade catalogs from the early and mid-twentieth century, as well as documents relating to the estates of one of the firm's partners, Edward S....

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Elgin, St Charles & Southern Railway Company, Articles of Incorporation., 1886

Contains printed articles of incorporation of the Elgin, St. Charles & Southern Railway Company, signed by charter members, dated February 2, 1886. Also includes manuscript notes

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Heckman, Wallace. Papers, 1871-1926

Wallace Heckman served as business manager and counsel of the University of Chicago from 1903-1924. These papers include correspondence and writings by Heckman. All correspondence is dated 1923-1926, regarding the end of Heckman’s tenure at the University, as well as his involvement in several Ch...

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Illinois Central Railroad Company. Records, 1851-1859

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, an...

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Lane, Ebenezer, Family. Papers, 1811-1866

The Ebenezer Lane Family Papers contain materials relating to Lane and his son, also named Ebenezer. The papers of the father (1793-1866) document his career as an attorney and judge, with materials including financial records, legal documents, letterbooks, notes on law cases, and a travel diary....

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Oral Opinion of Hon. Smith McPherson in the Case of the United States vs. Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company, 1908

Typescript opinion of Smith McPherson, a Missouri judge, on the liability of railroad companies for accidents injuring their employees.

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Simpson, Tracy W. Electrification Project : The Illinois Central Railroad Company Suburban Service at Chicago, Ill., 1909

Typescript copy of thesis. Illustrated with carbon copy of printed map, folded in, and extensive blueprints, tipped in.

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Withrow, Thomas Foster. History of the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company from its Inception, February 27, 1847 to Date, 1894

Manuscript in ruled journal on the history of the railway company in Chicago

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