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Albert N. Harbert Railroadiana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0434
Abstract Correspondence and printed documents such as timetables, train orders, and rate sheets relating primarily to the Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northern Railway Company of Iowa.
Dates: 1867-1937; 1860-1900

Allen Motor Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0874
Abstract Records of the oldest auto dealership in Iowa, including financial records, newsletters, and photographs.
Dates: 1903-2006

B.R. Dew Collection of Railroadiana

 Collection
Identifier: msc0497
Abstract Railroad employee and collector. Collection of publications, timetables, photographs, tickets, passes, and artifacts relating to the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway, as well as other railroads.
Dates: 1883-1966

Charles E. Strickland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0311
Abstract Mason City, Iowa, businessman. Correspondence and subject files documenting his business, political and civic interests. Topics include the Iowa Terminal Railroad and People's Gas and Electric Company of Mason City.
Dates: 1937-1972

Charles Wood Irish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0362
Abstract Civil engineer and surveyor. Diaries, surveyor notebooks, letterpress books, correspondence, postcards, terrain profiles, photographs, etc.
Dates: 1852-1927

Chicago & Northwestern Railway Ticket Agent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0085
Abstract Records of the Cedar Rapids ticket agent for the railway, this collection consists of record books, correspondence with headquarters in Chicago, and correspondence dealing with problems of passenger transportation. Bulk dates are 1896-1899.
Dates: 1890 - 1907; 1896 - 189

Christisen Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0548
Abstract Records for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak, and the B&O railroads, with some materials from the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern (EJ&E), the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), the Nickel Plate Railroad (NKP), and Acheson, Topeka and Santa Fe (AT&SF) lines from the 1880s to the early 1990s.
Dates: 1880-1990

Dick Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0414
Abstract U.S. Senator from Iowa , and educator. Arranged in 9 series, the papers consist of subject files, casework files, issue statements, clippings, audio, visual, film and photographs during his term in office. Subjects of special concern to Clark range from Africa and international relations to agriculture and conservation, Democratic Party politics to the aged, and education to transportation.
Dates: 1973 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979-12

Francis McDermott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0451
Abstract Soldier, 13th Regiment of railway engineers, U.S. Army, in W.W.I. Correspondence, picture postcards, and photographs.
Dates: 1917-1932; 1978

Greene Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0225
Abstract Pioneer family from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Typed transcriptions of diaries, letters, and cards describing life in early Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties in Iowa.
Dates: 1790-1936; 1860-1890

John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0468
Abstract Railroadiana collection. Time tables, train registers, train orders, menus, tickets, etc.
Dates: 1850-1990

Levi O. Leonard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0159
Abstract Historian, journalist, railroad employee, and collector. Records, notes, correspondence, ledgers, financial accounts, legal papers, land profiles, etc. relating to the building and operation of the Union Pacific, Rock Island, and other railroads.
Dates: 1850-1942; 1860-1890

McKenzie Railroadiana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0871
Abstract Timetables and track charts for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe, CSX Transportation, Conrail; Soo Line; Burlington Northern Santa Fe; and Wisconsin Central, Ltd. railroads.
Dates: 1989-1998

Ottumwa Railway & Light Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0366
Scope and Contents Street railroad, electric light and steam power business in Ottumwa, Iowa. Maps, legal documents, correspondence, and subject files.
Dates: 1915-1922; 1922

R. Weston Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: msc0117
Abstract Railroad mechanic. Two diaries containing details about his daily work in the shops of the C.B.&Q. and C.D.&M. railroads, community news and gossip in Dubuque, Iowa, and personal matters.
Dates: 1873, 1878

Samuel O. Dunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0435
Scope and Contents Editor and writer on railroads. Speeches and articles.
Dates: 1917-1929; 1919

Sterns Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0405
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, etc. relating to the Civil War, railroading in the West, and the Alaskan gold rush.
Dates: 1858 -1947

William B. Allison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0173
Abstract U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. Primarily correspondence from his years in the House and Senate. Spanning a half century the topics range from Indian affairs to Oklahoma statehood, banking to the Panama Canal, and Republican Party politics to railroads.
Dates: 1862-1916

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Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway Company 1
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United States Army. Corps of Engineers. Regiment, 13th 1
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United States Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 37th (1864-1865), Company A 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission 1
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Vander Maas, John P. 1
Weston, R. 1
Weston, R., 1827- 1
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