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Alan M. Levitt Papers

Identifier: 2000-0125

Scope and Content

The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr. Levitt:

"Station names used by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its Predecessor, Constituent, Absorbed and Operated Railways and their Successors," 2000, with an addendum.

"Chronological History of the New Haven Railroad, 1760-1951, originally published in text format by the New Haven Railroad Athletic Association in 1940 and in 1952," compiled and annotated by Mr. Levitt. Includes an introduction to the work by Mr. Levitt.

"Steam Locomotives of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, and Its Component Companies, Built in Company Shops: a Compilation Abstracted and Edited by Alan M. Levitt based on 'Steam Locomotives of the New Haven Railroad' by Charles E. Fisher, published in The Railroad & Locomotive Historical SocietyBulletins,' 1936-1959.

"How American Discovered the Railway," by Alan M. Levitt, presented at the Third International Early Railways Conference, York, England, 16-19 September 2004.

and an untitled work about when Franklin D. Roosevelt passed through Cedar Hill railroad yard on his way to Newfoundland, Canada, to meet with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in 1941.


  • undated, 2002-2004, 2013


The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

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.


Alan M. Levitt is a historical consultant of Fresh Meadows, New York.


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The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr. Levitt, a historical consultant of Fresh Meadows, New York.

Acquisition Information

Materials were donated by Mr. Levitt between 2000 and 2013.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to the railroads of southern New England, particularly the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Alan M. Levitt Papers
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2004 May
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