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Lyndon A. Haight Collection of the Central New England Railway

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0041

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of timetables, maps, posters, correspondence and other historical materials associated with the Central New England Railway and its predecessor railroad lines.

Dates

  • 1886-1956

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use and Copyright Information

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

Biography

Lyndon A. Haight was born in Pine Plains, New York, and went to Syracuse University. In later life he lived in Auburn, New York and prior to his retirement was the treasurer of the Beacon Milling Company of Cayuga, New York. Mr. Haight was the author of Pine Plains and the Railroads (Pine Plains, NY: Little Nine Partners Historical Society, 1976). He had an avid interest in the railroads of New York State, particularly the Central New England Railway.

Extent

4.6 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of photocopies of timetables, maps, posters, correspondence and historical writings about the Central New England Railway, gathered by Lyndon A. Haight as research materials.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collection was donated in June 2000 by the Central New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to the railroads of southern New England. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.
Title
Lyndon A. Haight Collection of the Central New England Railway
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2004 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

Contact:
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