Northwestern

William Luke Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
TL008

Dates

  • 1935-2012 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 07/10/2011 (Other)

Extents

  • 6252.00 items (Whole)
  • 0.00 Linear Feet (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The William Luke Transportation Collection consists of 6,252 local transit maps, time tables, transit tickets, postcards and other materials from 98 countries and 38 US states. The maps and timetables were produced primarily for use by tourists. The collection is in 34 languages; many have captions and other text in multiple languages. Materials in the collection range in publication date from 1935 to 2012, with the majority of the collection dating from the late 20th century. Additionally, the collection contains one file of correspondence from the donor.

  • Abstract

    The William Luke Transportation Collection consists of 6,252 local transit maps, time tables, transit tickets, postcards and other materials from 98 countries and 38 US states. The maps and timetables were produced primarily for use by tourists. The collection is in 34 languages; many have captions and other text in multiple languages. Materials in the collection range in publication date from 1935 to 2012, with the majority of the collection dating from the late 20th century. Additionally, the collection contains one file of correspondence from the donor.

  • Arrangement Note

    Items are arranged by country and state, then by material type. Realia and postcards in the collection are housed in separate boxes. Finding aid written by Alexander W. Tapling, Alanna C. Henry, Sage I. Schroeder, Paul R. Burley, and Dru C. Parrish.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Researchers wishing to review the physical collection must contact the Transportation Library at (847) 491-5273 for appointment.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Preferred Citation

    William Luke Transportation Collection

Instances

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    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
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