Northwestern

Inland Water Pamphlets Edit

Summary

Identifier
TL004

Dates

  • 1890-1972 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 05/05/2011 (Other)

Extents

  • 78.00 items (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Purchase of the Northwestern University Transportation Library.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    None.

  • Separated Materials

    None.

Components