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Papers, 1856-1901

Author: Collis Potter Huntington
Publisher: Glen Rock, N.J. : Microfilming Corp. of America, [1979]
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Biography : Microfilm : English
Database:WorldCat
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Bulk of collection consists of business and personal correspondence; highlight of collection is correspondence between his five main associates, David D. Colton, Charles Crocker, Edwin B. Crocker, Mark Hopkins, and Leland Stanford. Their correspondence deals with both personal and business matters--their railroads, public relation problems, legislative restrictions. Legal and financial records for the 34 companies
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Genre/Form: Archives
Sources
Biography
Named Person: Collis Potter Huntington; James Anderson; Susan B Anthony; S C Armstrong; Samuel B Axtel; Albert Bierstadt; James Gillespie Blaine; John B Bloss; John Boyd; Andrew Carnegie; David Douty Colton; Roscoe Conkling; John Conness; Charles Crocker; Charles Frederick Crocker; Edward B Crocker; Sidney Dillon; John Echols; D W Emmons; Cyrus W Field; Isaac E Gates; George Cornelius Gorham; Ulysses S Grant; George E Gray; Mark Hopkins; Henry Edwards Huntington; Melville E Ingalls; Anna Pierce Judah; E H Miller; William H Mills; George Mortimer Pullman; A A Sargent; Leland Stanford; Alban N Towne; Charles H Tweed; Cornelius Vanderbilt; Booker T Washington; George Westinghouse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Collis Potter Huntington
OCLC Number: 81841022
Notes: Included on this film are only the correspondence, personal and business records which Huntington and his staff kept in the New York City office. Additional material is in Southern Pacific Archives in Sacramento. Donated to Syracuse University Library by Anna Hyatt Huntington.
Accompanied by user's guide: The Collis P. Huntington papers, 1856-1901 : a guide to the microfilm edition (vii, 56 p. ; 28 cm.).
Guide includes index for important correspondence.
Library's circulating copy of the guide is a photocopy of reel lists only.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm of originals in the George Arents Research Library, Syracuse University (Syracuse, N.Y.).
Description: 115 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Contents: Series I. Incoming correspondence, 1856-1904 (54 reels). --
Series II. Letterpress copy books, 1868-1901 (35 reels). --
Series III. Legal and financial records, 1797-1901 (23 reels). --
Series IV. Personal papers, 1862-1901 (96 reels).
Other Titles: Collis P. Huntington papers, 1856-1901

Abstract:

Bulk of collection consists of business and personal correspondence; highlight of collection is correspondence between his five main associates, David D. Colton, Charles Crocker, Edwin B. Crocker, Mark Hopkins, and Leland Stanford. Their correspondence deals with both personal and business matters--their railroads, public relation problems, legislative restrictions. Legal and financial records for the 34 companies in which Huntington had an interest. Personal records in form of account books, civil suits, bills, real estate, etc.

Personal papers include autobiographical letters, genealogy, etc., records for his business and philanthropic interests, printed pamphlets primarily relating to railroad interests, four volumes of printed correspondence published between 1891 and 1894.

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