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Boston Terminal Company Records

Names:
Boston and Albany Railroad Co  Search this
Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation  Search this
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad.  Search this
Old Colony Railroad Company  Search this
Compiler:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box, 6 map olders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Contracts
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1899-1936, undated
Summary:
Collection contains records including deeds, contracts, and blueprints documenting the work of the Boston Terminal Company.
Content Description:
Materials consist of deeds, contracts, and blueprints from the railroads that formed the Boston Terminal Company. These records relate to the work of the Boston Terminal Company in particular the South Union Station now known as the Governor Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station. Materials are arranged in chronological order.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged in one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Boston Terminal Company, formed in 1897 to develop South Union Station, was comprised of the New Haven Railroad, Boston and Albany Railroad Company, New England Railroad Company, Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation, and the Old Colony Railroad Company. Officially now known as The Governor Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station it was intended to provide a single terminal to service all these railroads.
Related Materials:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads, NMAH.AC.0060

Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company Records, NMAH.AC.0071

Division of Transportation: Railroads' Engineering Data, NMAH.AC.0207

Division of Transportation Railroad Reference Files, NMAH.AC.0523

Frank H. Waring Papers, NMAH.AC.0895

Foundation Company Records, NMAH.AC.0974

Grand Central Terminal Collection, NMAH.AC.1071

New York Central Railway Valuation Negatives, NMAH.AC.1072

Charles B. Chaney Jr. Railroad Photographic Collection, NMAH.AC.1167

Thomas Norrell Railroad Collection, NMAH.AC.1174

Railroad Station Historical Society Collection, NMAH.AC.1558

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Marcel Breuer Papers, 1920-1986, AAA.breumarc

Other Repositories

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way, G3761.P3 1828 .H3

Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division, Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches and connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, January 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engineer, G3761.P3 1850 .F4
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown; acquired prior to 1976.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Topic:
deeds  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad terminals  Search this
Terminals (Transportation)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Contracts
Citation:
Boston Terminal Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1525
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Boston Terminal Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89f58f2a1-73c5-4828-abbd-cee5028f42bf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1525

The Vanderbilt system for shippers and travellers between the Atlantic seaboard, and the west, northwest and southwest

Author:
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company  Search this
Subject:
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company  Search this
Boston and Albany Railroad Co  Search this
Physical description:
112, 21 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 x 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1887
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
HE2791.N554 N48 1887
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_551201

Dimensions and classification of locomotives of the New York Central & Hudson River, Boston & Albany, Rutland and New York & Ottawa railroads

Title:
Locomotive classification N.Y.C. lines
Author:
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company  Search this
Subject:
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company  Search this
Boston and Albany Railroad Co  Search this
Rutland Railroad Company  Search this
New York & Ottawa Railroad Company  Search this
Physical description:
369 p. : plans ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1909
Topic:
Locomotives--Handbooks, manuals, etc  Search this
Call number:
TJ607 .D56 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_542513

The State, the investor, and the railroad; the Boston & Albany, 1825-1867

Author:
Salsbury, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Boston and Albany Railroad Co  Search this
Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation  Search this
Western Rail-Road Corporation  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 404 p. illus., facsims., maps, ports. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_536962

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