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Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Former owner:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Date:
1867-1927
Summary:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.
Content Description:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains. Also included are many maritime subjects, including steamships, riverboats, harbors and shipyards. A few of the cards depict scenes in American cities such as New York and Chicago. The vast majority of the images are of scenes in the Northeastern United States, though there are several from Colorado, and a few foreign subjects.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Topic:
Harbors  Search this
Passenger ships  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Railroad tracks  Search this
Railroad yards  Search this
Railroad trains  Search this
Railroad construction  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
River boats  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipyards  Search this
Travel photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1468
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1468
Online Media:

Topographical Data Project, circa 1873-1882

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Topographical Data Project  Search this
Subject:
Nicholson, W. L  Search this
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. (10 document boxes)
Type:
Maps
Collection descriptions
Date:
1873
1873-1882
circa 1873-1882
Topic:
Topographical surveying  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000069
Restrictions & Rights:
Maps cannot be reproduced
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216676

Rapid Transit Soap. [Advertising card.]

Advertiser:
Colgate & Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (col., 8 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Advertising cards
Scope and Contents:
Caption, "RAPID TRANSIT SOAP"-- with illustration of train and elevated train in station.
Local Numbers:
Ivorydata4 907

0300600074 (Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Reproduction restrictions due to copyright.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Soap  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-soap-ref581

Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Speeches

Collection Creator:
Tibbles, Thomas Henry, 1840-1928  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1880
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Thomas Henry Tibbles papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas Henry Tibbles papers
Thomas Henry Tibbles papers / Series 1: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-066-ref24
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Report on the geological survey of the State of Iowa, to the Thirteenth General Assembly, January, 1870, containing results of examinations and observations made within the years 1866, 1867, 1868, and 1869. By Charles A. White ..

Author:
Iowa Geological Survey  Search this
White, Charles A (Charles Abiathar) 1826-1910  Search this
Parvin, Theodore Sutton 1817-1901  Search this
St. John, O. H (Orestes Hawley))  Search this
Emery, Rush  Search this
Iowa Geological Survey  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. illus., plates, maps (2 fold.) 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Iowa
Date:
1870
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Geology, Economic  Search this
Call number:
QE111 .I57xZ
QE111.I57xZ
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_232713

Station for Madisonville, Railroad, elevations and section

Collection Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884  Search this
Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry), 1807-1878  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
General note:
22" x 27"
blue print
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs and glass plate negatives with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records / Series 7: Drawings / 7.43: Stations (general)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1086-ref2741

Rapid Transit Soap. [Advertising card.]

Advertiser:
Colgate & Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Items (col., 8 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Advertising cards
Scope and Contents:
Caption, "RAPID TRANSIT SOAP"-- with illustration of train and elevated train in station.
Arrangement:
Box 1, Folder 38, Series: Soap
Local Numbers:
Ivorydata4 907

0300600074 (Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Reproduction restrictions due to copyright.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Soap  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-soap-aspace-ref581

Topographical Data Project

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Topographical Data Project  Search this
Extent:
1.4 linear meters.
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Date:
circa 1873-1882
Descriptive Entry:
The Smithsonian Institution and the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey collaborated in collection of data of relative elevations over the surface of the continent of North America, intending ultimately to publish a hypsometrical map. The collection of data was entrusted to Walter L. Nicholson, topographer of the Post Office Department, but in about 1882 the project and apparently most of the records were transferred to the Survey. The present records contain data accumulated by Nicholson and several railroad elevation maps. Dates of the collection are uncertain.
Restrictions:
Maps cannot be reproduced.
Topic:
Topographical surveying  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 69, Smithsonian Institution, Topographical Data Project, Topographical Data Project
Identifier:
Record Unit 69
See more items in:
Topographical Data Project
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0069

A field guide and handbook of thoughts, musings, observations, case studies, and histories (alternative, conventional & otherwise) on the elevated structure formerly and now known as the High Line of the Borough of Manhattan for flâneurs, cosmopolitans & bon vivants / featuring illuminating texts & images by Mark Dion, Jorge Colombo, Ethan Hauser, Kenneth Helphand, Bryan McGovern Wilson, Garret Miller, and Naomi Reis

Title:
Some thoughts, musings, and histories about the High Line of the Borough of Manhattan
High Line of the Borough of Manhattan : a field guide and handbook
Author:
Dion, Mark 1961-  Search this
Helphand, Kenneth I.  Search this
Book designer:
Colombo, Jorge  Search this
Editor:
Hauser, Ethan  Search this
Illustrator:
Wilson, Bryan McGovern  Search this
Cartographer expression:
Reis, Naomi  Search this
Physical description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 18 cm
Type:
Specimens
Guidebooks
History
Artists' books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
High Line (New York, N.Y. : Park)
High Line (New York, N.Y. : Viaduct)
Date:
2017
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080166

Joel Sternfeld : walking the High Line / with essays by Adam Gopnik and John Stilgoe

Author:
Sternfeld, Joel  Search this
Gopnik, Adam  Search this
Stilgoe, John R. 1949-  Search this
Pace/MacGill  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : chiefly col. ill., map ; 23 x 27 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
New York (State)
New York
High Line (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroads--Abandonment  Search this
Railroads--Right of way--Recreational use  Search this
Photography of railroads  Search this
Call number:
TR655 .S74 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717723

Higher ground / photographs by Thomas Roma

Author:
Roma, Thomas  Search this
Subject:
Roma, Thomas  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1998
Topic:
Photography of railroads  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_771769

The coming railroad : the Chase-Kirchner aerodromic system of transportation / G.N. Chase ; H.W. Kirchner

Author:
Chase, G. N (George Nathan) b. 1853  Search this
Kirchner, H. W (Henry William) b. 1853  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Physical description:
50 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1894
February, 1894
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Call number:
TF695 .C48 1894
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_504820

The first elevated railroads in Manhattan and the Bronx of the city of New York : the story of their development and progress / by William Fullerton Reeves

Title:
First elevated railroads
Author:
Reeves, William Fullerton  Search this
New-York Historical Society  Search this
Physical description:
137 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1936
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540754

Treatise on city travel with a true solution of rapid transit : Speer's plan of an endless train for rapid through transit of passengers without stops : and rapid local accommodation, combined on one train : the quickest and cheapest system ever presented, an entirely new plan / by Alfred Speer

Title:
Speer's plan of an endless train
Solution of rapid transit for New York City
Author:
Speer, Alfred  Search this
Physical description:
28, 6, p. [3] leaves of plates (folded) : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1875
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Local transit  Search this
Call number:
TF840 .S64 1875
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_550150

Exhibit of the Saint Louis Elevated and Rapid Transit Railway Company : presenting and illustrating the work contemplated, its plans and public uses, and the benefits to ensue from it

Author:
Saint Louis Elevated and Rapid Transit Railway Company  Search this
Subject:
Saint Louis Elevated and Rapid Transit Railway Company  Search this
Physical description:
31 p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Missouri
Saint Louis
Date:
1883
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Local transit  Search this
Call number:
HE4491.S2 S145 1883
HE4491.S2S145 1883
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_403454

The "L" : the development of Chicago's rapid transit system, 1888-1932 / by Bruce G. Moffat

Author:
Moffat, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
305 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm. + 2 sheets
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486678

The Williams rapid transit viaduct, = or Suspended track-way for rapid transit railways : the solution of the problem of rapid transit for New York and other cities... / by C. Williams, R.B. Catherwood

Author:
Williams, C  Search this
Catherwood, R. B  Search this
Physical description:
97 p., [9] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1873
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Suspension bridges  Search this
Call number:
TF840 .W72 1873
TF840.W72 1873
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_348615

Chicago's rapid transit

Author:
Central Electric Railfans' Association  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1973
1973-
Topic:
Electric railroads--Rolling stock  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
TF725.C4C45 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355412

Brooklyn elevated / James C. Greller & Edward B. Watson

Author:
Greller, James C (James Clifford) 1945-  Search this
Watson, Edward B  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Brooklyn (N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1987
[1987?]
Topic:
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Call number:
TF841.B87 G82 1987
TF841.B87G82 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_363167

The American Electric Railway Company

Author:
American Electric Railway Company  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1884
Topic:
Electric railroads  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
Call number:
TF895 .H816 1894
TF895.H816 1894
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383638

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