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James H. Windsor Collection of Railroadiana

Identifier: msc0521
The James H. Windsor collection of railroadiana consists of 43 linear feet , includes publications, newspaper clippings, photographs, manuals, correspondence, train registers, time books, forms, tickets, and other similar material collected by James H. Windsor of Des Moines, Iowa. Almost all of the collection concerns the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad, but there is also material relating to the Union Pacific Railroad. J. Roethler and B. McCown. August 2001.


  • 1874-1989
  • 1960-1980


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


43.00 linear feet

Photographs: Boxes 25, 26; Slides: Box 28 other_unmapped


Railroadiana mostly related to the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (CRIP) Railroad, with some materials on the Union Pacific Railroad.

Method of Acquisition

The collection was donated by James H. Windsor.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)