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Pullman Company records

Identifier: Case-Pullman-Main
Abstract Records of this railroad sleeping-car operator and manufacturer. The Pullman Company (originally Pullman's Palace Car Company) revolutionized rail travel, dramatically increased employment opportunities for African Americans who served as porters on its cars, and had a significant impact on the American labor movement. Records for the entire firm are included until the mid-1920s division into operating and manufacturing companies; after that date, records mainly chronicle the activities of...
Dates: 1859-1982

Pullman Company records - Office of Finance and Accounts

Identifier: Case-Pullman-03

Office responsible for all corporate accounting. Includes general accounting, financial statements and balance sheets, taxation, ICC reporting, payroll, car operations accounts, Mexican accounts, and all transactions concerning the company’s property and materials. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1867-approximately 1980; Majority of material found within 1867-1970

Pullman Company Records - Operating Department

Identifier: Case-Pullman-05

Records of the Operating Department, responsible for operation, service, maintenance, repair and engineering of cars and equipment; commissary; purchases and stores; Mexican operations; and corporate regions, districts and agencies. Includes administrative files of department managers, employee instruction books, Mexican operations records, descriptive lists of cars, car engineering, maintenance, and repair records. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1870-1971

Pullman Company Records - Employee and Labor Relations Department

Identifier: Case-Pullman-06
Abstract Records of Pullman Company relations with its employees, their labor unions (including the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters), and federal mediating bodies; employment records, including service records, application files for conductors and some porters, registers listing employment and discharge data, time and absentee records for a few departments, appraisal and discipline files; employee insurance and pension records; and safety and medical records. Forms part of the Pullman Company...
Dates: 1875-1980; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1970

Pullman Company Records - Manufacturing Department

Identifier: Case-Pullman-07

Records of the Manufacturing Department, including Pullman’s Palace Car Company, Pullman Company, and Pullman Company Manufacturing Department construction, cost, delivery, and accounting records relating to railroad car manufacture. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1873-1964

Pullman Company Records - Passenger Traffic Department

Identifier: Case-Pullman-08

Materials related to the Passenger Traffic Department of the Pullman Company, including administrative files of the General Passenger Agent and the Passenger Traffic Manager, state regulatory commission records, and published rate books. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1871-1970

Pullman Company Records - Public Relations Department

Identifier: Case-Pullman-09

Records of the Public Relations Department, including administrative files of departmental executives, advertising brochures and art work, and historical reference files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1860-1968

Pullman Company Records - Subsidiary and Acquired Companies

Identifier: Case-Pullman-10

Records of competitor sleeping car companies acquired by Pullman, of subsidiary car firms established by Pullman to operate regionally, and of subsidiary and acquired car and equipment manufacturing companies. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1865-1940; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

Pullman Company Records - Pullman Incorporated

Identifier: Case-Pullman-11

Parent company of the Pullman Company and the Pullman Car and Manufacturing Corporation. The operating arm of the firm, the Pullman Company, remained a corporate subsidiary of Pullman Inc. until 1947, following an anti - trust suit provoked ruling which required the holding company to divest itself of either its operating or manufacturing interests. Includes administrative files, annual reports, and cancelled stock certificates.

Dates: 1927-1949

Pullman Company Records - Artifacts

Identifier: Case-Pullman-14

Non - record items and objects produced by the Pullman's Palace Car Company and the Pullman Company as part of their business operations. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1859-1969

Pullman Company Records - George Mortimer Pullman Estate Papers

Identifier: Case-Pullman-15

Estate papers of Pullman’s Palace Car Company founder and president George M. Pullman. Includes Pullman estate executors’ correspondence, financial, and probate records, dating primarily from 1897 to 1902, together with attendance books of the Pullman Free School of Manual Training, 1924-1932.

Dates: 1877-1932

Pullman Company Records - Scrapbooks

Identifier: Case-Pullman-12

Scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings assembled by various Pullman’s Palace car company and Pullman Company departments, dating primarily from two years prior to the company’s incorporation in 1867 through the 1927 creation of Pullman Inc. There are also several 1940’s Public Relations Dept. volumes. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1865-1947

Pullman Company Records - Audiovisual Materials

Identifier: Case-Pullman-13

Photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, films, filmstrips, and sound recordings, documenting Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company cars and car furnishings, officials and employees, properties, advertising, and employee recruitment and training. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1872-1976

Pullman Company records - Secretary and Treasurer's Offices

Identifier: Case-Pullman-02

Official records of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company, including the charter, by-laws, director’s minutes, annual reports, contracts and agreements, patents, and securities records, dating from the formation of the company until its dissolution. Also includes administrative files of the Secretary and the Treasurer. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1862-1980; Majority of material found within 1867-1980

Pullman Company Records - Law Department

Identifier: Case-Pullman-04

Department handling all Pullman Company legal matters. General Counsel’s administrative files, court case records, state workmen’s compensation records, passenger injury claims records, and state resident agent files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1878-1980; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1980

Pullman Company records - President's Office

Identifier: Case-Pullman-01

Papers of the Chief executive officer of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company, 1867-1899, and Pullman Company, 1900-1969. Includes records created in the offices of Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company presidents and vice presidents, together with personal papers. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1867-1982

Pullman News Indexes and Article Transcripts

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pullman News

Three volumes containing typewritten indexes to articles in the Pullman News, the Pullman Company’s employee magazine, together with article transcripts, 1922-1947. Also index to conductors and porters who were mainly listed in the Pullman News monthly honor roll, 1922-1924.

Dates: 1922-1947

Frank H. Beberdick Pullman collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman

Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.

Dates: 1881-2001

Pullman Car Works records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pullman Car Works

Photographs, employee indexes, reports, minutes, financial information, and other materials relating to the Pullman company, Pullman Inc., the Pullman Land Association, and the Town of Pullman, IL, transferred from the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society south of Chicago, IL.

Dates: 1857-1980

Martin J. Rock Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rock

Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.

Dates: 1947-1995

William H. Peterson Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the...
Dates: 1891-2012

Chicago Club Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Club
Abstract The Chicago Club is a private social club headquartered at the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue. Established in 1869, the Club has had many high-profile members over the years including Marshall Field and George Pullman. Historically, the most prominent members are the Chicago Club were executives of the city's most successful corporations. Collection contains menus for the traditional Chicago Club New Year’s Day Luncheon, from 1959 to 1984. Additionally, there are several...
Dates: 1959-1984

J. McGregor Adams Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-AdamsJM

Incoming and outgoing correspondence of Chicago businessman J. McGregor Adams, president of the Adams & Westlake Company, previously named Crerar, Adams & Co. Incoming correspondence (bulk 1901-1904) mostly concerns real estate matters; Outgoing correspondence are mainly in a letterpress copybook, for which only No. 6 (1890-1893) exists.

Dates: 1889-1904

Illinois Central Railroad Company personnel records

Identifier: IC-Personnel
Abstract Very incomplete personnel records of the Illinois Central Railroad Company that were abandoned in the Champaign (IL) Depot, salvaged by the staff of the Urbana Free Library, and subsequently donated to the Newberry Library. Includes employee service record cards for switchmen, telegraphers, firemen, brakemen, and engine foremen. Also includes fingerprint records, and employee applications (1910-1930) that were donated by a former IC employee.Records have been arranged in...
Dates: approximately 1910-1970

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence by Office

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Identifier: CB&Q-31

Correspondence between Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) officers and directors, organized by Boston or Chicago office of origin. Content includes railroad extensions, construction, salaries, financial issues, strikes, and other aspects of company management. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1875-1909

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