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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

University of Texas Arlington

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company Records:

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company.
Title: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company Records
Inclusive Dates: [1885-1985]
Abstract: The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company (AT&SF) was founded by Cyrus K. Holiday in Kansas in 1859. By 1888 the railroad stretched from Chicago to the West Coast and was seeking to tap Texas and Gulf Coast markets. The AT&SF expanded into these markets by purchasing the ten railroads: Beaumont Wharf and Terminal Company; Cane Belt Railroad; Concho, San Saba and Llano Valley Railroad; Gulf and Interstate Railway; Gulf, Beaumont and Great Northern Railroad; Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City Railway; Jasper and Eastern Railroad; Port Bolivar Iron Ore Railroad; Texas and Gulf Railway; and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway. This collection is comprised of mixed deed records, oil and gas leases, correspondence, standard plan books, manuals, and maps.
Identification: Unprocessed mss. 2011-47
Extent: 9 boxes (11.25 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company (AT&SF) was founded by Cyrus K. Holiday in Kansas in 1859. By 1888 the railroad stretched from Chicago to the West Coast and was seeking to tap Texas and Gulf Coast markets. The AT&SF expanded into these markets by purchasing the ten railroads: Beaumont Wharf and Terminal Company; Cane Belt Railroad; Concho, San Saba and Llano Valley Railroad; Gulf and Interstate Railway; Gulf, Beaumont and Great Northern Railroad; Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City Railway; Jasper and Eastern Railroad; Port Bolivar Iron Ore Railroad; Texas and Gulf Railway; and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway.

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Scope and Contents

Real estate records, correspondence, printed materials, maps. This collection is comprised of mixed deed records, oil and gas leases, correspondence, standard plan books, manuals, and maps.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

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Related Material

00004 AR425: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company Records.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of anonymous donor, 2010.

Citation

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company Records, [1885-1985], Unprocessed mss. 2011-47, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, 2010.

Accessioned as number 2011-47.

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