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Panama Canal Construction Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: TL033
Abstract

A collection of 74 original photographs from the Panama Canal Zone, taken between approximately 1904 and 1914.

Dates: 1904 - 1914

Ira Silverman Railroad Menu Collection, 1939-1993

 Collection
Identifier: TL003
Abstract

The Ira Silverman Railroad Menu Collection consists of 238 items: 227 menus and eleven pamphlets. 35 United States and Canadian railroads are represented in the collection. All menus were issued by their respective railroad.

Dates: 1939-1993; Other: Date acquired: 09/09/2009

Ronald J. Sullivan Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: TL030
Abstract

The Ronald J. Sullivan Photograph Collection spans the years 1940-2000. The extensive collection is comprised of photographs and slides of primarily public bus and train transportation, chiefly in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Dates: 1940-2000

John A. Swider Timetable Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TL031
Abstract

This is a collection of 919 rail and bus timetables from the United States and Canada collected by Mr. John A. Swider, of Mount Prospect, Illinois. Mr. Swider was a graduate of Northwestern University in electrical engineering. The collection comprises timetables issued 1880 through 2006, with the majority dating from the 1930s through the 1990s. It includes timetables focused on the Chicago metropolitan area, and on travel to the San Francisco, Chicago, and New York World’s Fairs.

Dates: 1880 - 2006

Transportation Library Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: TL012 Albums
Identifier: TL012
Abstract

The Transportation Photograph Collection of the Northwestern University Transportation Library consists of 217 photographic prints in six bound volumes. The photographs are uncommon illustrations of automotive and maritime transportation spanning from the early to mid-20th century.

Dates: 1913-1955; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2011

William Luke Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TL010
Abstract

The William Luke Photograph Collection is a collection of photographs of buses from at least 60 countries. Each photograph is annotated by William Luke. The dates of publication of the photographs range from 1880 to 2010, and the majority of the photographs were published between 1980 and 1999.

Dates: 1880 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1999

David V. Woolf Bus and Train Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: TL015
Abstract

The David V. Woolf Bus and Train Collection consists of 154 transportation-related postcards primarily related to buses and bus lines.

Dates: 1950-2009

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