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Charles Harrington Railroad Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM08-22

Abstract

DVD, photographs, ephemera, etc., related to Mississippi Central Railroad Company and the Bonhomie and Hattiesburg Southern Railroad.

Dates

  • 1906-1987

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material

1. DVD containing 38 digital images of photographs, scanned in 2007 by Copycats Printing. Total of 1.2 GB. Photographs scanned at more than 600 ppi.

2. Map of Southern Railway System (1974)

3. Enlargement of 1906 newspaper photo. First passenger train on Mississippi Central Railroad from Natchez to Hattiesburg , Mississippi.

4. 2 railroad timetables (1945 & 1947)

5. Southern Crescent Luncheon Menu (ca. 1977)

6. Pullman Company ticket stub (1966)

7. 2 postcards, one of Amtrak at Laurel , Mississippi , in 1987, and the other of a Southerner engine.

8. 16 photographs, some unidentified. Includes a picture of Charles Harrington, as well as equipment and personnel related to Mississippi Central Railroad Company and the Bonhomie and Hattiesburg Southern Railroad. One picture appears to be Hattiesburg City Hall circa 1950. Other dates range from 1945 to 1972.

Extent

25 Items : 302A.B15.W2

Language of Materials

English

Provenance

Patsy Gladden.
Title
Charles Harrington Railroad Collection
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

Contact:
118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001
601.266.4345