Great Lakes Passenger Steamship Pamphlets Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection is arranged into 40 series, each representing a corporate body. It includes an additional miscellaneous series for materials not associated with a particular transportation company. The collection consists of brochures used to advertise recreational cruises, primarily those on the Great Lakes. Companies operating out of Chicago, Illinois are substantially represented in the collection. Materials in the collection are in English.
- Other: Date acquired: 05/05/2011
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions. To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Transportation Library at email@example.com or (847) 491-5273.
Language of Materials
The Great Lakes Passenger Steamship Pamphlets Collection consists of 78 brochures related to late-19th- to mid-20th-century inland water transportation, primarily of the Great Lakes.
Items are arranged by associated corporate body. Items not associated with a particular corporate body are arranged in a miscellaneous series.
Source of Acquisition
Purchase of the Northwestern University Transportation Library.
- Guide to the Great Lakes Passenger Steamship Pamphlets Collection
- Alexander W. Tapling, Paul R. Burley
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Part of the Northwestern University Transportation Library Repository
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