Bamberger Railroad Company records

Bamberger Railroad Company records

Dates: 1882-1953

General correspondence, financial records, surveys, and other papers relating to electrification, equipment, operation, and maintenance of the railroad line; legal papers and agreements dealing with rights of way; Bamberger family papers (1905-1919); and ledgers dealing with family interests in Utah and Nevada mines. The collections include maps relating to various railroad lines in Utah, California, and Nevada.

  • Extent: 13 v.. -- 12 boxes (6 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 275
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 275; Bamberger Railroad Company records; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 275, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Vern Crossley; 1976 March 22. Donated; Maury Baer; 1977 February 9.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Bamberger family; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--History--Sources; Mines and mineral resources--Utah--History; Railroads; Railroads--California--History--Sources; Railroads--Nevada--History--Sources; Railroads--Utah--History
Genre / Form
Land surveys; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Bamberger Railroad Company records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-17T04:16-0700
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Administrative History

Railroad company located primarily in Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts