FINDING AID FOR THE
HOOSAC TUNNEL COLLECTION
at the NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY
North Adams, Mass. 01247

Compiled by Gary Smith, MLS ~ May 2003

(c) 2003 North Adams Public Library

 


 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
First Page
Physical Description
Explanations and                       Abbreviations  
Notes on the Collection
Historical Notes
Materials Descriptions:
   Photographs 
   Stereoviews: Card
   Stereographs

   Stereoviews on paper
       (positive and negative prints)
   Postcards
   Broadsheets
   Engineering Drawings              and Statistics                                      (single sheets)
   Drawings and Printed                Illustrations
   Maps
   Books, Pamphlets, and              Reports
      (cataloged in NAPL OPAC)
       (not cataloged in NAPL OPAC)

  Manuscripts
    (cataloged in NAPL OPAC)
     (not cataloged in NAPL OPAC)

  Scrapbooks
     (cataloged in NAPL OPAC)

  Articles
     (bound & cat. in NAPL OPAC)

  Letters (1875-1951)
  Newpaper Clippings and            Articles, etc. 
  Microfilm
  Video Recordings
  Hoosac Tunnel Centennial       and Post-Centennial              Materials

MATERIALS DESCRIPTIONS:
BOOKS, PAMPHLETS & REPORTS

NOT Cataloged in NAPL OPAC as of May 2003

(Dates 1853-1946 inclusive, with 1987 reprint of 1880; bulk 1861-1873)
(10 linear inches) (In 2 document boxes 15.5 x 10.5 x 2.5 ")


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Boston and Maine Railroad Company.  Report of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad to the Stockholders.  Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1861. Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, Printers, 1861.  [HT #1]

Boston and Maine Railroad Company.  Report of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad to the Stockholders.  Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1863. Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, Printers, 1861.  [HT #1]

Boston and Maine Railroad Company.  Report of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad to the Stockholders.  Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1863. Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, Printers, 1861.  (copy 2) [HT #1]

Boston and Maine Railroad Company.  Report of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad to the Stockholders.  Wednesday, Sept. 14, 1864. Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, Printers, 1861.  [HT #1]

Boston and Maine Railroad Company.  Report of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad to the Stockholders.  Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1880. Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, Printers, 1861.  [HT #1]

Boston, Hoosac Tunnel, and Western Railroad Company.   Boston, Hoosac Tunnel, and Western Railroad Company: Report of the Corporators, Jan.1875.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1875.  [HT #1]

Dalrymple, Orson.  History of the Hoosac Tunnel, North Adams, Mass.: Orson Dalrymple, publisher (1880,  reprinted [1987?] by the North Adams Historical Society with the assistance of the Adams Co-operative Bank) (pamphlet).  2 copies.  [HT #1]

Dearborn, H. A. S. Letter from H.A.S. Dearborn , ESQ. to Henry Chapman, President of the Troy and Greenfield Rail Road. From Hawthorne Cottage, Roxbury, April 24, 1851. (HT #1)

Fitchburg Railroad Company.  Twenty-first annual report of the Directors of the Fitchburg Railroad Company, Made at the Annual Meeting of that Corporation, January 27, 1863.  Boston: 1863.  [HT #1]

Fitchburg Railroad Company.  Twenty-second annual report of the Directors of the Fitchburg Railroad Company, Made at the Annual Meeting of that Corporation, January 26, 1864.  Boston: 1864.  [HT #1]

Fitchburg Railroad Company.  Twenty-fifth annual report of the Directors of the Fitchburg Railroad Company, Made at the Annual Meeting of that Corporation, January 29, 1867.  Boston: 1867.  [HT #1]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the First Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  January 29, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [i.e., Commonwealth of Massachusetts, House of Representatives, January 30, 1873]  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Third Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  February 4, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Fourth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  February 5, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Seventh Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  Februsry 13, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Ninth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  February 17, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Tenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  February 18, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Fourteenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  February 27, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Fifteenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  February 28, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Sixteenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 4, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Seventeenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 6, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.   [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Eighteenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 7, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Nineteenth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 18, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Twentieth Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 19, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Twenty-first Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 20, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Committee on Railroads.  Report of the Twenty-second Hearing on the Hoosac Tunnel Consolidation Before the Committee on Railways.  March 21, 1873.  Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1873.  [HT #3]

Massachusetts.  General Court.  Joint Special Commission on Troy and Greenfield Railroad Company.  The Hoosac Tunnel, a brief report of the Hearing of the Troy and Greenfield Railroad Company Petitioners for a loan of two millions, before a joint special committee of the legislators of Massachusetts.  Boston: Thurston, Torry, and Emerson, Printers, 1853.  [HT #1]

Official guide of the railways and steam navigation lines of the United States Porto Rico Canada, Mexico and Cuba; also time-tables of railroads in central America; airline schedules.  Compiled and edited under the direction of A.J. Burns, Manager [and] J.F. Burns, Assistant Manager.  New York: National Railway Publication Company, publishers and proprietors.  May, 1948, 80th year, no.12. (published monthly; began 1900, ceased Dec. 1973). [Ruth Browne collection] [In the process of being cataloged in May 2003] [STORAGE]

Speeches on the bill granting state aid for…Hoosac Tunnel, (1854) [Donated Dec.1898 by Mrs. A.E. Babbitt to the Fort Massachusetts Historical Society.]  [HT #1]

Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad Company.  Twenty-fourth annual report of the Directors of the Vermont and Mass. Railroad to the Stockholders.  January, 1868.  Lowell, Mass.: Stone & Huse, Printers, 1868.  [HT #1]