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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Certificates
1700-1991
 PR 014

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney (2008). Revised by Marybeth Kavanagh (2018).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 03, 2021 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Series XXII: Transportation, 1851-1985

Scope Note

This series contains certificates of membership and commemoration; licenses; and invitations related to ship, steamboat, and railroad transport.

One certificate of membership records dues paid to the New York Cheap Transportation Association. Two licenses are included; one to operate motor boats carrying passengers for hire, the other to operate ocean or coastwise steam and motor vessels.

Two certificates commemorate the opening of the New York and Erie Rail Road. An invitation to attend the ceremony of opening the Holland Tunnel is also included in this series.

Another certificate is a resolution passed by the Central Park, North and East River Railroad Company thanking police officials for their assistance during a strike.

Also of interest are two certificates of inspection for the steamers New York and Daniel Drew.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: FF56 Central Park, North and East River Railroad Company
1889
Folder: FF56 Certificate of Inspection for Passenger Steamers
1876, 1892
Folder: FF56 Panama-Pacific International Exposition
1985
Folder: FF56 New York Cheap Transportation Association
1874
Folder: FF56 New York and Erie Railroad Company
1851
Folder: FF56 New York State Bridge and Tunnel Commission
1927
Folder: FF56 United States Department of Commerce
1940-1941

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