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Sutton, Robert M. Railroad Ephemera Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Sutton, Robert M. Railroad Ephemera Collection, 1974-1996

Predominant Dates:1982-1991

Primary Creator: Sutton, Robert M. (1915-2005)

Extent: 0.4 cubic feet

Subjects: Amtrak, Champaign County--Champaign (Ill.), Cook County--Chicago (Ill.), Illinois Central Railroad Company, Railroads, Sutton, Robert Mize, 1915-2005, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Forms of Material: Collected materials

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains timetables, brochures, and other publications documenting train service in the United States, particularly through the Midwest during the 1980s and early 1990s.  The bulk of the collection consists of national and regional Amtrak Train Timetables dating from 1982 to 1991. Also included are issues of Amtrak's America, a magazine produced by Amtrak, brochures about Amtrak in Chicago, and a reprinted Illinois Central program from 1924 for the University of Illinois Homecoming. These materials are supplemented by the schedules for two regional airlines that serviced various cities in Illinois during the 1980s.

The collection was donated to the Library by University of Illinois history professor Robert M. Sutton, who directed the Illinois Historical Survey from 1965 to 1984.

Subject/Index Terms

Amtrak
Champaign County--Champaign (Ill.)
Cook County--Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois Central Railroad Company
Railroads
Sutton, Robert Mize, 1915-2005
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Administrative Information

Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

Related Materials: This collection complements the Roger C. Clark Railroad Ephemera Collection, 1890-2001, which contains timetables for Amtrak routes from 1971 to 1989, as well as timetables, brochures, and related ephemera from numerous other rail lines. For more information please see http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=4024.

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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/sutton_railroad.pdf

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