Railroad Stock Certificates and BondsMs.1991.066

Railroad Stock Certificates and BondsMs.1991.066


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1991.066
Title
Railroad Stock Certificates and Bondsc.1840s-1910s
Quantity
0.4 Cubic Feet 1 box
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Railroad Stock Certificates and Bonds, Ms1991-066, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Scope and Contents

Collection of 138 United States railroad stock certificates and bonds from the 1840s to the 1910s, mostly from the 1870s through the 1890s. Most of the items have engraved pictures of trains and stations. The railroads include the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis and Chicago Railway Company, the Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad Company, and the Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company. One of the items, a stock certificate for the Michigan Central Railroad Company, is signed by financier Cornelius Vanderbilt (1843-99). Also includes certificates of loans made to the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Railroad Stock Certificates and Bonds by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).