CHRISTISEN RAILROAD COLLECTION

MsC 548

Collection Dates: 1880s -- early 1990s
10 linear ft.

Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

Guide Contents

Administrative Information

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Related Materials

Acquisition and Processing Information

Box Contents List


Administrative Information

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 Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"

Use of Collections:  The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections.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.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains employee timetables, images of locomotives, instructional materials for the use and maintenance of locomotives, periodicals devoted to railroads, public timetables, union information, and some miscellaneous materials. The collection dates from the 1880s to the early 1990s.

Processed by Sheri Kleinwort, 2005 addendum by Mohammad Shawaqfeh

Photographs: Series II

Audio Material: Series IX


Related Materials

Subject guide for railroadiana at the University of Iowa

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/sc/resources/railroadiana


Acquisition and Processing Information

This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by D. M. Christisen between 2002 and 2005. The collection was donated in memory of Locomotive Engineers H. L. Christisen and Glenn Linn, employees of the Milwaukee Road.

Guide posted to Internet: February 2003

Addenda: 2005


Box Contents List

Series I -- Employee Timetables

Series II -- Images

Series III -- Instructional Materials

Series IV -- Miscellaneous

Series V -- Periodicals

Series VI -- Timetables

Series VII -- Unions

Series VIII -- Brochures and Leaflets

Series IX -- Audio Materials

Series X -- Booklets

Series XI --Maps

Series XII -- Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) Investigations of Accidents

Series XIII -- Christisen and Linn Memorabilia

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