Chicago and Western Michigan Railway Company records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains letterpress books containing correspondence concerning business and legal transactions of the Chicago and Western Michigan Railroad Company.
The first volume contains copies of letters written between January 15 and May 16, 1885. At that time, J. B. Mulliken was General Manager of the railroad. The second volume contains copies of correspondence written from April 27 to August 27, 1896. Charles H. Heald was the railroad's General Manager at the time.
- 1885 - 1896
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
The Chicago and West Michigan Railway (C&WM) is a defunct railroad which operated in the state of Michigan between 1881 and 1899. It was one of the three companies which merged to become the Pere Marquette Railway.
The C&WM was formed on October 1, 1881, through the consolidation of the Chicago and West Michigan Railroad, the Grand Rapids, Newaygo and Lake Shore Railroad, the Grand Haven Railroad and the Indiana and Michigan Railroad. (Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_and_West_Michigan_Railway)
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 volumes in box)
Language of Materials
Gift of Kenneth Priestly, 1958-09-26. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Chicago and Western Michigan Railway Company Records
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- C. Wren
- January 1967
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- Finding aid written in English.