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Guide to the Timothy Hopkins transportation collection, 1816-1942
Special Collections M0097  
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Description
The most significant collection of letters extant on the subject of the Central Pacific is contained in the Hopkins-Huntington correspondence. Some 2,500 letters and documents in 14 volumes cover the years 1860-1885 and are concentrated on the years 1872-1876. The letters are from Collis P. Huntington to Mark Hopkins, Leland Stanford, Alfred A. Cohen, and others. Several volumes contain correspondence between E. B. Crocker, Alfred A. Cohen, W. C. Ralston, E. E. Hewitt and Mark Hopkins.
Background
From files Nevada Historical Society
Extent
12 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Availability
None.