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Museum items : miscellaneous

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: 1880-1983

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: RR 459, RR 531-RR 551

Unit ID: 89504

Abstract: A variety of items related to the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, its predecessors, subsidiaries, and related firms. These items were kept by railroad officials for potential exhibit in a proposed Santa Fe museum that was never established, and, as such, often consist of single items. Included are minutes of storekeepers' meetings, 1915; letters, 1883-1920; time books from the Mechanical Dept., 1890; forms, 1912-1947; locomotive & car internal publications, repair parts bulletins, patterns, rules, & folios, 1880-1978; circulars, 1887-1950; rules & regulations, 1892-1922; directories, 1946-1948; contracts, 1893-1899; Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. payrolls, 1890-1920; American Railway Express Agency floating equipment inventory records, 1922; shop cards for freight & work equipment, 1900-1946; and freight car diagram folios, 1943-1983. Other items include passes, invoices, train orders, guides, blueprints, Fred Harvey menus, specifications, invitations, and a medallion.


Space Required/Quantity: 9 ft. (22 boxes : RR 439, RR 531-RR 551)

Title (Main title): Museum items : miscellaneous

Titles (Other):

  • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe museum items : miscellaneous
  • Series MU

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

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    American Railway Express Company -- Archives
    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company -- Archives
    Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company -- Archives
    Fred Harvey (Firm) -- Archives
    Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railroad -- Archives
    Briggs, Harry, -1986
    United States -- Antiquities
    Museums -- Acquisitions -- United States
    Railroad museums -- United States
    Railroads -- United States -- Archives

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

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