3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Railroads--New York (State).

  1. Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922

    1,500 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter’s Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter’s activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.

  2. Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955

    10,325 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 17.4 linear feet ; 25 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.

  3. Robert H. Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    75,015 items ; 259 containers plus 21 oversize plus 1 classified ; 110 linear feet ; 26 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.