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Files of the assistant secretary, New York

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: 1850-1992

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: See database or contents lists

Unit ID: 89502

Abstract: Records maintained by the assistant secretary in New York, N.Y. Files include contracts & agreements; meeting papers; comptrollers', assistant secretaries', & general counsels' letter books; circulars; "old" correspondence & papers on a wide variety of topics, primarily from the 1870s and early 1880s; records of & files on subsidiary railroads & other firms; contracts, correspondence, & other records of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad Company, the latter relating largely to finance, equipment, & correspondence; files of the assistant secretary pertaining to the Santa Fe Stock Corporation; audited financial records; files relating to land sales, deeds, patents, & town companies; track records; records & reports of the Land Dept.; "historical files," subject files including pamphlets, promotions & advertising, articles, speeches, information on town names, Eastern Lines construction details, revised charts for ICC Valuation Order #20, timetables, employee matters, the annual parade & picnic and other events, Ginery Twichell's papers (largely stock and land matters), subsidiary records (primarily the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. and the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient), and biographies & information on deaths of employees; "misc. documents" containing material on reorganizations, subsidiaries, finances, coal lands in New Mexico, contracts, pamphlets & articles, & land grants; ownership & organization information prepared for the Reconstruction Finance Corporation; valuation reports & information submitted to the Interstate Commerce Commission; manuals; official lists of officers and station agents & numbers (Form 598); annual reports of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and subsidiaries; Coolidge, Kan., bonds; Auditor's Office payrolls for subsidiaries; correspondence of the Secretary/Treasurer's Office concerning Reinhart & insurance matters and subsidiaries' securities; insurance schedules & policies; and Insurance Dept. policies, schedules, losses, & settled claims.

Summary:

Space Required/Quantity: ca. 216 ft. (279 boxes + 405 v., 69 items, 94 folders)

Title (Main title): Files of the assistant secretary, New York

Titles (Other):

  • Assistant secretary's files
  • Records of the assistant secretary
  • Series AS
  • Records of the assistant secretary

Part of: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company records. Textual records.

Scope and Content

Contents: RR 151-RR 159. Subsidiaries' meeting papers, 1893-1944 (9 boxes) -- RR 160-178. Comptroller's letter books, 1893-1931 (34 v.) -- RR 179-195. Assistant secretary letter books, 1888-1937 (33 v.) -- RR 195-RR 198. General counsel's letter books, 1903-1910 (9 v.) -- RR 199-RR 200. Circulars : Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company, 1869-1895 (no. 1-69H) -- RR 201-RR 202. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company : meeting papers, 1888-1896 (7 v.) -- RR 202-RR 245. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : meeting papers, 1896-1956 (277 v.) -- RR 245-RR 305A, RR 279. Contracts, 1860-1969 (63 boxes) -- RR 306-RR 309. Old correspondence and papers, 1869-1883 (4 boxes) -- RR 310-RR 317, RR 341. Files of the assistant secretary : [subsidiaries], 1871-1935 (9 boxes) -- RR 315A-RR 316B. Misc. documents : [subsidiaries], 1878-1957 (4 boxes) -- RR 317A. Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company : correspondence, 1886-1898 (2 folders) -- RR 318-RR 319, RR 343. Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company : [subject files], 1853-1941 (3 boxes) -- RR 320-RR 325. Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company : contracts, 1871-1932 (6 boxes) -- RR 326-RR 340, RR 342, RR 628. Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company, 1870-1928 (17 boxes + 2 folders) -- RR 342. Files of the assistant secretary : directors' shares, 1928-1968 (1 v.) -- RR 343. Files of the assistant secretary : stock record book of system companies, 1882-1965 (1 v.) -- RR 344-RR 352. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company, 1882-1898 (9 boxes) -- RR 353. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company, Land Dept., 1869-1905 (32 v.) -- RR 569-RR 571, RR 753-759. Land Dept., 1869-1916 (11 boxes) -- RR 572-RR 600, RR 614, RR 618. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : historical files, 1850-1985 (31 boxes) -- RR 601. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : misc., 1878-1951 (40 folders) -- RR 602. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Railroad Division, 1928-1940 (11 folders) -- RR 603-RR 605, RR 627. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : Interstate Commerce Commission, 1915-1985 (4 boxes) -- RR 606-RR 613. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : manuals, 1879-1992 (8 boxes) -- RR 615-RR 617. Santa Fe official lists : 598s, 1896-1987 (3 boxes) -- RR 619-RR 626. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : annual reports, 1871-1990 (8 boxes) -- RR 627. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : annual reports of various companies, 1885-1910 (11 v.) ; [subsidiaries], 1884-1944 (3 folders) ; League of National Associations : resolutions, 1900 (1 folder) ; census bulletins, 1891 (1 folder) -- RR 628. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company, 1895-1922 (4 folders) ; Board of Railroad Commissions of the State of Kansas, 1892 (1 folder) -- RR 628-RR 629. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company : [subject files], 1853-1983 (1 box + 7 folders) -- RR 630. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company : index of records, 1879-1890 (1 box) -- RR 630-RR 643. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company : minutes, 1860-1901 (14 boxes) -- RR 738. Coolidge, City of [Kan.] : refunding bonds (1897), 1897-1942 (2 folders) -- RR 739-RR 740. Auditor's Office : payroll, 1887 (2 boxes) -- RR 741-RR 748, RR 749B. Secretary/Treasurer's Office : [subsidiaries], 1871-1944 (9 boxes) -- RR 749. Transfer Dept. : stockholders' letters re address changes, 1889-1891 (1 box) -- RR 760. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company ; [subsidiaries] : records, 1874-1971 (22 folders) -- RR 761-RR 763. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company : insurance schedules, 1892-1895 (3 boxes) -- RR 764-RR 782. Insurance Dept., 1879-1894 (18 boxes).

Related Records or Collections

Related materials:
Files of the secretary/treasurer, 1869-1926 (38 ft. : 95 boxes; RR 644-RR 738) (ser. BN, UID 89503); http://www.kshs.org/archives/89503
New York Executive Department files, 1853-1985 (107 ft. : 267 boxes) (ser. NY, UID 89505); http://www.kshs.org/archives/89505

Index Terms

Subjects

    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company -- Archives
    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company -- Employees
    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company -- History -- Sources
    Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company -- Equipment and supplies
    Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company -- Finance
    Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company -- Records and correspondence
    Custard, T. J.
    McNabb, R. L.
    Reconstruction Finance Corporation
    Santa Fe Stock Corporation, T (1928)
    Coolidge (Kan.)
    New Mexico
    United States
    West (U.S.)
    Advertising -- United States
    Kaufmann & Abry -- New Mexico
    Railroad land grants -- West (U.S.)

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Organizations/Corporations. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad.