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Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Charles W. Fisk Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1006
Scope and Contents


Physician. Official transactions (1906) of the joint session of the Oklahoma State and Indian Territory Medical Associations; official publications (1906-1935) of the Oklahoma State Medical Association; correspondence (1926-1939) regarding Fisk's appointment as consulting surgeon to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; and certificates of election (1902-1908) to the position of city Councilman in Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1902-1939

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Company Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-703
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Corporate records arranged in five functional sub-groups of executive files; legal files; engineering records; property accounting; and real estate and industrial development records. Record series of the executive sub-group include minutes (1905-1915, 1947-1975); annual reports (1884-1908, 1915-1932, 1941, 1948-1975); subject files (1900-1984); monthly letters to the Board of Directors (1921-1972); correspondence (1913-1976); corporate files of associated railroads (1910-1975); liquidation files (1968-1984); and stock ledgers (1853-1864; 1906-1933). In the legal sub-group are: subject files (ca. 1925-1979); correspondence (1969-1976); contracts (1900-1910, 1930, 1950-1960); merger files-Union Pacific (1963-1975); merger files-other railroads (1920-1980); litigation files (1830-1960); legislation files-state level (1908-1920); and...
Dates: 1853-1984

Dr. William M. Gallaher Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1021
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Physician. Correspondence (1925-1950); manuscripts on various medical topics; account ledgers and day books from Gallaher's general practice in Shawnee, Oklahoma; and publications (1950-1954) concerning Oklahoma medical laws and the health and pension plans of the Rock Island Railroad.

Dates: 1925-1954

Edgar W. Seay, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2152
Scope and Contents


Collector. Nineteen engineers' drawings, primarily by the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company, showing rights-of-way for areas in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Dates: 1915-1950

Industrial section and Rock Island Shops in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Cir. 1929, circa 1929

 Item — Box Photo M-23, item: 570
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: circa 1929

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-2370
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Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.

Dates: 1925-1955

Mrs. Howard Struble Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-601
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Collector. Profit-sharing certificates (1906) issued by Sears, Roebuck and Company; and a souvenir program (1922) from the 70th Anniversary celebration of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company held in McAlester, Oklahoma, including a history of the railroad in the area and of North and South McAlester. Mrs. Howard Struble Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1885-1923

Rock Island Technical Society Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2534
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Historical society. Dismantling files (1981-1987), contract and easement listings(1981-1987), inventory records by sub-division (1980-1985), review committee reports of land sales by city (1981-1984), motor vehicle reports (1972-1987), purchasing and sales files (1971-1986), engineering files (1930-1986), law department files (1906-1984), VPO contracts (1879-1984), tax and stock reports to states (1910-1984), card files containing information on locations of gas, water, sewer pipe lines (1914-1984), daily reports concerning the 35 day strike by the clerk's union (BRAC) (1979), inspection trip reports concerning the Southern Division of the railroad (1969-1976), records concerning railroad operations at El Reno, OK (1977-1979), Rock Island general orders - Southern Division (1972-1977), and other records of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific...
Dates: 1879-1987

Steven Hinkhouse Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2195
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Collector. Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company station log from Durant, Iowa, for the period 1889-1897.

Dates: 1889-1897