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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Records, 1907-1919



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway
Dates: 1907-1919
Abstract: Five manuscript and partially printed business ledgers, 1907-1919, recording the financial transactions involved in running the Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway.
Accession No.: AR 2002-165
Extent: 5 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Five business ledgers, 1907-1919, record the financial transactions involved in running the Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway. Tracked across a dozen years are the costs of superintending rolling stock, buildings, bridges, and track positions including yard firemen, yard brakemen, yard switch tenders, road freight firemen, road freight brakemen, and road passenger firemen-all positions divided into the separate designations "white" and "colored." The varied statements of accounts contain information on the operation, physical maintenance, staffing, expenses, income, losses, and profits of this southern railroad system.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Use Restrictions

No use restrictions

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Index Terms

Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Co.
Southern Railway System

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Records, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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4L431 Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Co. Statements of Account 1907-1908
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4L429 Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Co. Statements of Account 1910-1911
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4L432 Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Co. Statements of Account 1911-1912
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4L430 Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Co. Statements of Account 1918
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4L428 Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Pacific Railway Co. Statements of Account 1919

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