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Rhode Island (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Charles B. Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0001
Abstract

The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.

Dates: undated, 1834-2002

Alan M. Levitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-0125
Abstract

The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr.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

Dates: undated, 2002-2004, 2013

"Mixed Train to Providence"

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860153480

"Mixed Train to Providence", 2006

 File — Box-folder 1:2-2:7
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2006

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Map and Blueprint Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0140
Abstract:

This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections. Maps and blueprints of portions of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, which ran from 1872 to 1969 in Connecticut, Massachusetts, eastern New York and into New York City, and Rhode Island. A searchable database is available in repository.

Dates: 1900-1970

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0009
Abstract

The corporate records of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad document the history and impact of the system that dominated railroad transportation in southern New England from 1872 to 1969.

Dates: undated, 1760-1980

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Station and Structure Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0138
Abstract The collection consists of 306 architectural drawings of 40 railroad stations, engine houses, signal stations and towers, and auxiliary buildings built by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad from 1886 to 1964. The maps are organized by job number; following the description of each plan is its print number. Two of the stations were designed by prominent architects Henry Bacon and Cass Gilbert. The collection also includes one gate sign, ca. 1920s, from Back Bay Station in...
Dates: 1887-1993

Providence & Worcester Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0120
Abstract The records consist of administrative, financial, and real estate documents associated with the Providence & Worcestor Railroad, a railroad in eastern Connecticut, Rhode Island, and southern Massachusetts, founded in 1844 and leased by the New York & New England Railroad and subsequently the New Haven Railroad in the late 19th century. The company was part of the transfer of railroads to Penn Central in 1969 but resumed running as an independent line in 1973. The records also...
Dates: undated, 1826-2016

"Rhode Island coal failed in New Haven Railroad locomotives"

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle/11134/860154173

"Rhode Island coal failed in New Haven Railroad locomotives", 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/Series:I/Box 3:15
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2012

Joseph A. Sposato Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0032
Abstract

Joseph Sposato was born 25 March 1912 in Retsof, NY. He began his employment at the American Velvet Company in 1927. He was a founding member of the first organized union at the company (1936) and was president of Local #110, Textile Workers Union of America (Stonington, CT) from 1940 until 1948 and elected again in 1952 until 1958. He retired from the American Velvet Company in 1980.

Dates: undated, 1934-1972

University Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0041
Abstract

This is an artificial collection of publications, timetables, forms, reports, track diagrams and charts, equipment blueprints, maps, drawings and artwork, and photographs almost exclusively associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor railroad lines, gathered from many donors and purchases.

Dates: undated, 1841-2006

Ralph E. Wadleigh Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0002
Abstract

Ralph E. Wadleigh was a railroad enthusiast in New London, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1886-1965