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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa

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Identifier: CB&Q-5
Abstract Correspondence, reports, circulars, securities, and other miscellaneous materials related to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad-Iowa (B&MRR-Iowa), incorporated in 1852 and leased to the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1872. Includes materials related to incorporation, operation, branches to Chariton and Creston, and consolidation with CB&Q. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1852-1919

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-6
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, financial records, and other materials related to the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska (B&MRR-Nebraska), incorporated in 1869 and taking over all Nebraska property of the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa, as well as the Nebraska land grant given to the B&MRR-Iowa in 1864. The B&MRR-Nebraska consolidated with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1880. Includes materials related to...
Dates: 1850-1918

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Decade Subject File

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Identifier: CB&Q-33
Abstract Correspondence, statements, reports, and other papers related to different aspects of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) operations, grouped by decade: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, and 1900. Each decade comprises a separate series, and subseries within each decade follow the same sequence: Statements, Equipment, Personnel, Legal, Contracts, New Lines, Pools, and Miscellaneous, with a separate Strike subseries in 1880. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy...
Dates: 1856-1935; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1920

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Maps, Blueprints, and Drawings

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-6
Abstract Printed maps, manuscript maps, technical blueprints, and drawings produced by the CB&Q and its affiliated lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1870-1971

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Predecessor Companies

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-1&2
Abstract Correspondence, circulars, and other documents primarily related to the predecessor companies of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), spanning the years 1849-1864: the Aurora Branch Railroad, the Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Rail Road Company. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1849-1889

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Securities

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-4
Abstract Financial materials of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), primarily papers and oversize volumes concerning stocks and bonds, showing the history of sales and transfers. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1856-1922

Isaac Stevens Metcalf papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Metcalf
Abstract Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and Du Quoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and...
Dates: 1827-1955; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1897

LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blommaert
Abstract The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables contains timetables for Chicago suburban railroad lines. The collection highlights the corresponding railroad lines: Burlington Route, Illinois Central, North Shore Line, Rock Island, and South Shore Line.
Dates: 1883-2009

LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Railroad Timetables and Advertising Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blommaert 2
Abstract Railroad timetables, guides, advertising material, and other railroad ephemera collected by LeRoy Blommaert. Materials document over a century of railroad travel and tourism throughout the United States, with some items from Canada, Mexico, England, and Switzerland.
Dates: 1850-1982; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1970

Milo Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Robert Moir Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Moir
Abstract Professional correspondence, papers, and documents of Oquawka, Illinois, businessman Robert Moir, owner of Robert Moir & Co., a firm with wide-ranging investments in land, livestock, lumber, railroads, and other industries. Also a few letters from family and friends.
Dates: 1850-1909; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1898

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Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives 1
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 8
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 3
Blommaert, LeRoy 2
Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company (1948- ) 2