Central Pacific Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1175
Form letters to William Sharon, H. M. Yerington, and Tritle informing them they could obtain a deed for patented land from the Land Agent of the Central Pacific Railroad, March 15, 1877. Also included are a tonnage ledger for lumber hauled, undated, and blank meteorological forms, 1870s.

Dates

  • 1877

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (9 items)

Abstract

Central Pacific Railroad was a railroad company which originated in Sacramento and ran east through Nevada. Contains form letters to William Sharon, H. M. Yerington, and Tritle informing them they could obtain a deed for patented land from the Land Agent of the Central Pacific Railroad, March 15, 1877. Also included are a tonnage ledger for lumber hauled, undated, and blank meteorological forms, 1870s.

Administrative History

Railroad company which originated in Sacramento and ran east through Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Central Pacific Railroad Company Records were originally received with the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Records (NC427). Items specific to the Central Pacific Railroad were transferred out of the collection and accessioned as their own collection.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Records of the Central Pacific Railroad Company
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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