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Railroad Collection

Identifier: MS-0073

Scope and Contents

The Railroad Collection was assembled by LaBudde Special Collections at the Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri-Kansas City, from various donations over a number of years. The collection contains over 150 certificates from various railroad companies including Union Depot Horse Railroad Company; Canada Southern; Chicago & Canada Southern Railway Company; Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railroad Company; and Detroit, Monroe & Toledo Railroad Company. Also held in the collection are weekly reports; railroad time cards; company rules and invitations.

Addendum materials were added in June 2015 and consist of various ephemera from the Union Pacific Railroad Company.


  • 1800 - 1940

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


3 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 2 Manuscript Boxes.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Patricia Altamirano Teresa L. Gipson (supervising archivist); Addendum 1: Teresa L. Gipson, Stuart Hinds (supervising archivist).
LaBudde: November 2007; Addendum 1: June 2015.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository