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Railroad History Collection of America

Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Former owner:
Jiranek, Andrew  Search this
Mathis-Oster, Patricia  Search this
Perrin, Francis  Search this
Extent:
13 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertisements
Annual reports
Brochures
Charts
Color photographs
Manuals
Schedules
Scrapbooks
Timetables
Date:
1922-2000
bulk 1968-1990
Summary:
The collection documents railroad ephemera, primarily relating to Amtrak and Conrail.
Content Description:
The collection contains photographs, internal documents such as safety and procedures manuals, employee copies of schedules, a scrapbook of clippings and photographs, brochures, timetables, advertising, "consists" (i.e., listings of which types of cars were on each train and in what order), maintenance regulations, track charts, publications such as annual reports, maps, etc. The collection relates almost entirely to Amtrak and Conrail. A file on fellow railroad collector and enthusiast is also included.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Provenance:
The collection had been the property of Railroad History Collection of America, Inc., which was liquidated after the death of the corporation's owner, Frank Perrin. The collection was donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by the heir, Patricia Mathis-Oster, through attorney Andrew Jiranek, Receiver.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Maps  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Railroad engineers  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century  Search this
Railroads -- Employees  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Technical manuals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements
Annual reports
Brochures
Charts
Color photographs
Manuals
Schedules
Scrapbooks
Timetables
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1327
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Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1327

Photographs

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref1

Operating Rules and Instructions

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref2

Miscellaneous

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref3

Timetables

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 4
Box 5
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref4

Track Charts

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Box 12
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref5

Maintenance Programs and Track Charts

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Box 8
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref6

Publications

Collection Creator:
Amtrak  Search this
ConRail  Search this
Container:
Box 10
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
See more items in:
Railroad History Collection of America
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1327-ref7

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