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Inland Water Pamphlets

 Collection
Identifier: TL004

  • Staff Only
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.

Dates

  • 1890-1972
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/05/2011

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

78.00 items

Abstract

The Inland Water Pamphlets collection consists of 78 brochures related to late-19th- to mid-20th-century inland water transportation, primarily of the Great Lakes.

Arrangement Note

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.

Related Materials

None.

Separated Materials

None.
Title
Guide to the Inland Water Pamphlets
Author
Alexander W. Tapling, Paul R. Burley
Date
08/08/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Transportation Library Repository

Contact:
Northwestern University Library (Level 5, North tower)
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208- US
847-491-5273