Richard Hammerstein Collection
c.00300

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Hammerstein, Richard
Title
Richard Hammerstein collection
ID
c.00300
Date [inclusive]
1872-1959
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet , 21 folders and postcards
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Scope and Contents note

The Richard Hammerstein collection contains magazines, timetables, maps, and other materials dealing with the history of the C & O Railroad and Lansing, Michigan railroads. Most of the materials are from the 1950s.

Photocopies of railroad timetables for various railroads dating from 1872, 1907, and 1909 are also included in the collection. Additionally, the collection contains programs for East Lansing's Golden Anniversary in 1947 and Lansing's Centennial in 1959.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  September 2012

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Richard Hammerstein, 1974-05-14. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.

Genre(s)

  • Maps
  • Postcards

Geographic Name(s)

  • East Lansing (Mich.)
  • Lansing (Mich.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc.

Personal Name(s)

  • Hammerstein, Richard

Subject(s)

  • Railroads

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Collection Inventory

Folder

Tracks July 1945 

1

Tacks November 1947 

2

A Chronology of American Railroads January 1957 

3

The Railroad Story 1957 

4

Quiz on Railroads and Railroading 1958 

5

Highlights of American Railroad History 1959 

6

"The Chessie Route" n.d. 

7

"Early Indian Trails Traced Highways of the Future from Footprints to Expressways" n.d. 

8

"Your Visit to the Preque Isle Docks" n.d. 

9

Railroad Timetables 1872 

10

Railroad Timetables 1900-1909 

11

C&O Timetables Booklet April 1956 

12

C&O Railroad Map November 1954 

13

Railroad Map of Michigan January 1956 

14

"Ribbons of Steel" Lansing Railroads 

15

"Historical Outline Railroads of Lansing, Michigan" 1959 

16

Newspaper Clippings of Railroad Engines 1953-1959 

17

The Age of Steam Cover n.d. 

18

C&O Railroad Decal 

19

Golden Anniversary of the City of East Lansing 1957 

20

Lansing Centennial 1959 

21
Drawer

Postcards 

Postcards

Railroads. Locomotives