New York Central Railroad Company Stock Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title
New York Central Railroad Company Stock Collection
Date
1854-1881
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Bonds.
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Railroads--United States
Stock certificates.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS101: [identification of item], New York Central Railroad Company Stock Collection, 1854-1881, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The New York Central Railroad Company operated a large network of railroads in the Northeast and upper Midwest from 1831 until 1968. The company primarily connected New York with St. Louis and Chicago, but also owned many railroad lines in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana.
Scope and Content
The New York Central Railroad Company Stock Collection consists of stocks and bonds from the New York Central Railroad Company. The collection contains stock certificates from many railroads owned by New York Central, including the Michigan Central Railroad and the Toledo and Ohio Railway Company. Notable items include bonds from the city of Philadelphia with an engraving of Henry Clay's portrait and a railroad bond signed by Cornelius Vanderbilt II.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Philadelphia bonds,, 1854, 1871

  • Box 1, Folder 9
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Railroad bonds,, 1881, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 10
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Railroad stock certificates,, 1854, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 11
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