MsC 534

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1971 -- 1989
1 linear ft.

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900

Posted to Internet:2001

Acquisition Note: Drake Hokanson donated this collection to the University of Iowa Libraries.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Digital Surrogates: Except where indicated, this document describes but does not reproduce the actual text, images and objects which make up this collection. Materials are available only in the Special Collections Department.

Copyright:  Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"

Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-paper-based materials. Please read our Use of Manuscripts Statement.

Biographical Note

Drake Hokanson is a midwestern photojournalist and professor of photography. He is the author of The Lincoln Highway (1988) and Reflecting a Prairie Town. (1994). He donated his collection of railroadiana to the University of Iowa.

 Scope and Contents

The Hokanson Collection consists of one linear foot, comprised mostly of Amtrak timetables. There are also timetables from Canadian and European railways and articles about Amtrak.

 JRoethler and EPinson

Box 1

Amtrak Timetables

1971 -- 1974
1975 -- 1976
1976 -- 1978
1978 -- 1980
1981 -- 1982
1983 -- 1985
Box 2

Amtrak Timetables (continued)

1985 -- 1986
1986 -- 1987

November 25, 1987-April 9, 1988; May 15, 1988-September 17, 1988; April 1, 1990-October 27, 1990; October 28, 1990-April 6, 1991; October 27, 1991-April 4, 1992

Fall/Winter 1993/1994, Spring/Summer 1996, Fall/Winter 1997-1998, Spring/Summer 2000, Spring/Summer 2001, Fall/Winter 2001, Spring/Summer 2002, Spring/Summer 2003,  Fall 2003/Winter 2004

Box 3

Fall 2004/Winter 2005; Spring-Fall 2006; Fall 2006-Winter 2007; Spring-Summer 2007

Spring-Summer 2008; Fall 2009-Winter 2009

Amtrak -- United States. Publicity and vacation planners


Miscellaneous, including souvenir brochures, fare notices, and dining items such as menus and napkin with the Amtrak logo


Specific lines (such as the Empire Builder and California Zephyr). Timetables and other information

British Railways, Canadian National Railways, 1956 -- 1979

Other passenger railways

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