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.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description