New York Central Railroad Stock Certificate Collection

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New York Central Railroad stock certificate collection
Creator: New York Central Railroad Company
Call Number: D.21
Dates: circa 1840's-circa 1929
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Box 1: A - M Certificates, ca.1840-ca.1900
Box 2: N - Z Certificates,ca.1850-ca.1928
Box 3: Certificates T-Z and 1975 and 1976 Addition, 1852-1929
Collection Overview
Title: New York Central Railroad stock certificate collection
Creator: New York Central Railroad Company
Call Number: D.21
Dates: circa 1840's-circa 1929
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The New York Central Railroad Stock Certificate Collection is comprised of three boxes containing over 200 stock certificates (and a few bonds) from the 1840's to the early 1900's. All but a few are certificates of railroad companies, many of which became part of the New York Central System. The certificates are not only of historic, but also of artistic, interest.

For each entry the following information is given: Name of company, number of items, State of incorporation, dates of certificates.

Subject(s):
New York (State)
Railroads
Railroad companies
Stock certificates
New York Central Railroad Company
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was the gift of Kenneth Rendell, December 20, 1972. Addition to the collection made in 1975 and 1976. Further accruals are not expected.Access
The New York Central Railroad stock certificate collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], New York Central Railroad stock certificate collection, D.21, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Box 1: A - M Certificates, ca.1840-ca.1900
Folder:
1. Albany and Schenectady Rail Road Company (1) New York, November 15, 1848
2. The Bay Ridge Company (1) Maryland, 18--
3. The Beech Creek, Clearfield and South Western Rail Road Company (1) Pennsylvania18-¬-
4. Beech Creek Railroad Company (1) 18-¬-
5. Buffalo, Thousand Islands and Portland Railroad Company (1) 189¬-
6. The Cairo, Vincennes Chicago Railway Company (1) Illinois, 188-¬
7. Canada Southern Railway Company (4) Province of Ontario, Canada, 1877, 1878, 1880, 1880
8. Carthage and Adirondack Railway Company (1) New York, 18--¬
9. Carthage, Watertown Sackets Harbor R.R. Company (1) New York, 189-¬
10. The Central Dock Terminal Railway Co. (1) New York, 189-¬
11. The Central Union Station and Railway Company of Cincinnati (1) Ohio, 18--¬
12. Chicago and Canada Southern Railway Company (1) New York, 18-¬-
13. Chicago, Indiana Southern Railroad Company (2) 190-, 190-¬
14. Chicago, Indianapolis St. Louis Short Line Railway Co. (1) Illinois, 190-
15. Cincinnati and Indiana Railroad Company (1) Ohio, 18--
16. Cincinnati and Southern Ohio River Railway Company (1) Indiana, 188-
17. Cincinnati Springfield Railway Company (1) Ohio, 18--
18. Cincinnati, Hamilton Dayton Rail Road Company (3) Ohio, 1869, 186-, 186-
19. Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis Chicago Railway Company (4) Indiana, 18--, 18--, 18--, 1---
20. Cincinnati, LaFayette Chicago Railroad Company (2) Indiana, 187-, 18--
21. The Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company (4) Ohio, 189-, 189-, 189-, 19--
22. Cincinnati, Sandusky and Cleveland Railroad Company (3) Ohio, 18--, 18--, 19--
23. Cincinnati, Wabash and Michigan Railway Co. (1) Indiana, 18--
24. Cleveland Erie Rail Road (1) Ohio, 18--
25. Cleveland Toledo Rail Road Company (3) Ohio, 185-, 185-, 186-
26. The Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway Company (2) 190-, n.d.
27. Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati Indianapolis Railway Company (2) Ohio, 188-, 18--
28. Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula Railroad Company (5) Ohio, 1850, 1851, 1852, 186-, 18?
29. Columbus Hope and Greensburg Railroad Company (1) Indiana, 188-
30. Columbus, Springfield Cincinnati Rail Road Company (1) Ohio, 18--
31. Cornwall Bridge Company (1) New Jersey, 189-
32. The Danville Indiana Harbor Railroad Company (1) Illinois, 190-
33. Detroit Belt Line Railroad (1) Michigan, 19--
34. Detroit, Delray and Dearborn Railroad Company (1) Michigan, 1---
35. The Detroit, Monroe Toledo Railroad Company (2) Michigan, 185-, 185-
36. The Dillonvale Smithfield Railway Company (1) Ohio, 19--
37. The Dolgeville Salisbury Railway Co. (1) New York, 19--
38. The Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley Pittsburgh Railroad Company (1) New York and Pennsylvania, 187-
39. Dunkirk, Warren Pittsburgh Railway Company (1) 18--
40. Erie and North East Rail-Road Company (2) Pennsylvania, 185-, 18--
41. Erie Ohio Rail Road (1) 18--
42. Evansville, Indianapolis Terre Haute Railway Company (1) Indiana, 19--
43. Fulton Chain Railway Company (1) New York, 19--
44. Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad Company (4) New York and Pennsylvania, 19--, 19--, 19--, 19--
45. The Grand River Valley Railroad Company (1) Michigan, 18--
46. Harrison Branch Railroad Company (2) Ohio, 18--, 18--
47. Hobart Branch Railroad Company (1) New York, 188-
48. Hooverhurst and South Western Railroad Company (1) Pennsylvania, 190-
49. Illiana Coal Company (1) Illinois, 18--
50. Indiana Harbor Connecting Railroad Company (2) Illinois, 190-, 19--
51. Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railroad Company (3) Illinois, 189-, 1900, 190-
52. Jackson and Cincinnati Railway Company (1) 189-
53. Jamestown, Franklin and Clearfield Railroad Company (1) Pennsylvania, 19--
54. The Jersey Shore, Pine Creek, Buffalo Railway Company (1) 18--
55. The Junction Rail Road Co. (1) New York, 187-
56. Kaaterskill Railroad Company (1) New York, 18--¬
57. Kalamazoo South Haven Railroad Co. (1) Michigan, 18--¬
58. Kalamazoo and White Pigeon Rail Road Co. (1) Michigan, 18--¬
59. The Kanawha Michigan Railway Company (2) Ohio and West Virginia, 19--, 19--¬
60. Kanawha and Pennsylvania Railroad Company (1) West Virginia, 190-¬
61. Kanawha West Virginia Railroad Company (1) West Virginia, 19--¬
62. Kentucky Central Railroad Company (1) Kentucky, July 1, 1881
Box 2: N - Z Certificates,ca.1850-ca.1928
Folder:
1. Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Railroad Company (4) Pennsylvania, 1928, 1928, n.d., n.d.
2. Lackawana and Wyoming Valley Rapid Transit Company (1) 1901
3. Lackawana Tunnel Company (1) Pennsylvania, 19--¬
4. LaGrange Connecting Railroad Company (1) Illinois, 19--¬
5. 6 The Lake Erie, Alliance Wheeling Coal Company (1) Ohio, 190-¬
Scope and Content: Signed by Harry A. Garfield and James Rudolph Garfield, Secretary of the Interior under Theodore Roosevelt.
6. The Lake Erie, Alliance Wheeling Railroad Company (1) Ohio, 19--¬
7. The Lake Erie, Youngstown Southern Railroad company (1) Ohio, 190-
8. The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway Company (11) New York, 18--, 190-, 190-, 190-, 19--, 19--, 19--, 19--, 19--, n.d., n.d., n.d.
9. The Lake Shore Railway Company (1) Ohio, 18--
10. Lewiston Suspension Bridge Company (1) 18--
11. Little Falls Dolgeville Railroad Company (1) New York, 190-
12. Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge Company (1) New York, 18--
13. The Mahoning Coal Railroad Company (5) Ohio, 1888, 18--, 18--, 18--, n.d.
14. Mahopac Falls Rail Road Company (1) New York, 188-
15. The McKeesport and Belle Vernon Railroad Company (1) Pennsylvania, 188-
16. Meadow Brook Crushed Stone Company (1) Pennsylvania, 19--
17. Merchants Despatch, Incorporated (1) Delaware, 19--
18. Merchants Despatch Transportation Company (2) New York, 18--, 18--
19. The Michigan Central Railroad Company (10) Michigan, 189-, 189-, 190-, 190-, 190-, 190-, 19--, 19--, 19--, 19--
20. Michigan Midland and Canada Railroad Company (1) New York, 18--
21. Michigan Southern Northern Indiana Railroad Co. (4) New York, 185-, 186-, 186-, 18--
22. Michigan Southern Rail Road Company (3) New York, 185-, 185-, 185-¬
23. The Muncie Belt Railway Company (1) Indiana, 189-
24. The National Stock Yard Company (1) New Jersey, 18-¬-
25. New Jersey Junction Railroad Company (l) 18-¬-
26. New York and Fort Lee Railroad Company (3) New Jersey, 1862, 188-, 18--¬
27. The New-York Mahopac Railroad Co. (1) New York, 187-¬
28. New York and Northern Railway Company (3) New York, 188-, 188-, 188-¬
29. New York and Ottawa Bridge Company (1) New Jersey, 189-¬
30. New York Ottawa Railway Company (2) New York, 190-, 1---¬
31. The Securities Corporation of the New York Central Railroad (1) Delaware, 19--¬
32. The New York Central and Hudson River Rail Road Company (1) New York, 18-¬-
Scope and Content: Signed by W.H. Vanderbilt.
33. New York Central Niagara River Railroad Company (1) 187--
34. New York West Shore and Buffalo Railway Company (2) New York and New Jersey, 188-, 188-
35. Niagara Falls Branch Railroad Co. (1) New York, 18--
36. Northern Indiana Rail-Road Company (3) New York, 185-, 185-, 185-¬
37. Northern New York Railroad Company (2) New York, 189-, 19--¬
38. Northern Refrigerator Car Company (1) Wisconsin, 19--¬
39. Northern Refrigerator Line, Inc. (1) Delaware, 19--¬
40. Norwood Montreal Railroad Company (1) New York, 188-¬
41. The Ontario Pacific Railway Company (1) Province of Ontario, Canada, 188-¬
42. D. M. Osborne Co. (1) New York, 18--¬
43. Oswego Rome Railroad Company (1) New York, 1891
44. Penn Yan New York Railway Company (1) 188-¬
45. The Peoria and Eastern Railway Company (2) Illinois, 189-, 190¬-
46. The Pine Creek Railway Company (1) Pennsylvania, 18--¬
47. The Pittsburgh and Connellsville Rail Road Company (1) 1858
48. Pittsfield and North Adams Railroad (1) 19--
49. Plymouth, Kankakee and Pacific Railroad Company (1) Indiana and Illinois, 1871
50. Rochester and Lake Ontario Rail-Road Company (1) New York, 18-¬-
51. Rocky River Railway Co. (1) Ohio, 18--¬
52. Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburgh Rail Road Company (4) New York, 186-, 1887, 18--, 19--
53. St. Joseph, South Bend Southern Railroad Company (1) 1901
54. St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railway Company (2) New York and Dominion of Canada, 19--, 19--¬
55. Scranton and Northeastern Railroad Company (1) Pennsylvania, 189-¬
56. Schoolcraft and Three Rivers Railroad Company (1) Michigan, 18--¬
57. The Spuyten Duyvil and Port Morris Railroad Company (1) New York, 18--
58. State Line Stony Point Railroad Company (1) New York, 18--
59. The Streator and Clinton Railroad Company (1) Illinois, 1---¬
60. The Sturgis, Goshen St. Louis Railway Company (1) Indiana and Michigan, 189-¬
61. Susquehanna Clearfield Railroad Company (1) Pennsylvania, 188-
62. Swan Creek Railway Company (1) Ohio, 18--
63. The Syracuse and Chenango Railroad Company (1) New York, 18--
64. Syracuse Utica Rail Road Company (3) 18--, 18--, 18--
65. The Syracuse Chenango and New York Railroad Co. (2) New York, 18--, 18--
66. Syracuse, Geneva Corning Railway Company (1) New York, 18--
67. Syracuse, Ontario New York Railway Company (1) New York, 188-
Box 3: Certificates T-Z and 1975 and 1976 Addition, 1852-1929
Folder:
1. The Terminal Railway of Buffalo (1) New York, 189-
2. Three Hundred Park Avenue, Inc. (2) New York, 19--, 19--
3. Tivoli Hollow Railroad Company (1) New York, 18--
4. The Toledo Michigan Belt Railway Company (1) Ohio, 18--
5. The Toledo and Ohio Central Railway Company (2) 18--, 19--
6. Toledo, Canada Southern and Detroit Railway Company (1) New York, 18--
7. The Toronto, Hamilton Buffalo Navigation Company (1) Ohio, 19--
8. Toronto, Hamilton Buffalo Railway Co. (1) Province of Ontario, Canada, 189-
9. The Ulster and Delaware Railroad Company (2) New York, 187-, 18--¬
10. The United Railways Terminal Co. (1) Ohio, 18-¬-
11. Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company (5) New York, 184-, 184-, 185-, 18--, 18--¬
12. Vernon, Greensburg and Rushville Railroad Company (1) Indiana, 188¬-
13. The Wallkill Valley Railroad Company (1) 18--
14. Ware River Rail Road Company (1) Massachusetts, 19--¬
15. Warren Venango Railroad Company (1) 18--
16. Webster Coal and Coke Company (1) Pennsylvania, 1--¬-
17. West Branch Coal Company (1) Pennsylvania, 1--¬-
18. West Branch Valley Railroad Company (1) Pennsylvania, 1--¬-
19. West Shore and Ontario Terminal Company (1) New Jersey, 188¬-
20. West Shore Railroad Company (1) New York, 1885
21. The Western Transit Company (1) New York, 188-¬
22. White Water Railroad Company (8) Indiana, 1878, 1878, 1878, 189-, 189-, 18--, 18--, 18--
23. Wilkesbarre Railroad Company (1) 190-
24. The Zanesville and Western Railway Company (1) Ohio, 190-
Folder 1975 and 1976 Addition:
25. Adelphia Bank and Trust Company, Pennsylvania, March 13, 1929
26. Automatic Current Protector and Electric Manufacturing Company, New York, 1885
27. The Bay Ridge Company, Maryland, 18--
28. The Brooks Snider Consolidated Gold and Silver Mining Company, New Jersey, November 18, 1881
29. The Buck Mountain Coal Company, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1880
30. The Carriage Cycle Company, New Jersey, June 3, 1897
31. The Central Dock Terminal Railway Co., New York, 189-
32. The Cleveland Toledo Rail-Road Company, New York, 186-
33. The Colorado Gold Mining Company of Philadelphia; Pennslvania, March 29, 1870
34. The Crown Mining Company, New Jersey, August 22, 1881
35. Dialt Motor Company, New Jersey, June 15, 1904
36. Eldora Paper Company, New Jersey, May 1, 1894
37. The Fairmount Coal and Iron Company, Pennsylvania, November 2, 1881
38. Fame Insurance Company, Pennsylvania, 18--
39. The Gilpin Gold and Silver Mining Company, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1866
40. The Golconda Mining Company of Leadville, Colorado, Pennsylvania, September 12, 1881
41. Good Luck Mining Company, New Jersey, June 25, 1907
42. Homestake Mining Company of Colorado, Pennsylvania, March 15, 1881
43. Hydro-Carbon Ore Roaster Company, West Virginia, April 10, 1885
44. Illiana Coal Company, Illinois, 18--
45. The Keystone Cooperative Banking Association, Pennsylvania, April 27, 1922
46. Lewiston Suspension Bridge Company, 18--
47. The Long and Derry Hill Mining Company, New York, October 26, 1881
48. Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge Company, New York, 18--
49. Merchants Despatch Transportation Company, New York, 18--
50. The Mexican and United States Development and Operating Co., New Jersey, May 6, 1885
51. The Mount Holly, Lumberton Medford Turnpike Company, September 5, 1857
52. The National Bank of Wilmington and Brandywine, Delaware, February 15, 1884
53. New Jersey Junction Railroad Company, New Jersey, 18--
54. The North River Construction Company, New Jersey, 1888
55. Northern Liberties Railroad Loan, Pennsylvania, May 1, 1851
56. Nothern Refrigerator Car Compan, Wisconsin, 19--
57. The Palmetto Company, West Virginia, October 12, 1899
58. The Parry Sound Copper Mining Company, Limited, Ontario, December 18, 1902
59. Perkiomen Consolidated Mining Company, Pennsylvania, May 14, 1852
60. Loan of the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 14, 1860; November 13, 1864
61. Philadelphia County Loan, Pennsylvania, February 20, 1840
62. Roselle South Plainfield Railway Company, New Jersey, 18--
63. South Wark Loan, June 7, 1852
64. The Star of the West Mining and Milling Company, Colorado, April 7, 1892
65. The Stewart Gold Mining Company, North Carolina, April 30, 1860
66. Swatara Falls Coal Company, Pennsylvania, September 12, 1868
67. The Syracuse Chenango and New York Roailroad Co., New York, 18--
68. Three Hundred Park Avenue, Inc., New York, 19--
69. United States Pneumatic Horse Collar Co., West Virginia, June 14, 1899
70. Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company, New York, 18--
71. The Vulture Mining Company of Arizona, New York, May 24, 1867; June 1, 1870
72. West Branch Coal Company, Pennsylvania, 1---
73. West Shore and Ontario Terminal Company, New Jersey, 188-
74. The Western Transit Company, New York, 188-
75. Blank, Cancelled Cerificate
76. European Certificate, 1912


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