F. W. Doolittle Railroad Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
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Frederick William Doolittle (Princeton Class of 1905) was a consultant on the cost of railway operation for the Wisconsin Railroad Commission, an executive with the North American Company, a public utilities company, a director of the American Electric Railway, and an independent consultant.
The collection consists of miscellaneous railroad material collected by Doolittle (Princeton Class of 1905), including reports on electrification, cost analyses, and operating expenses. The reports reflect those periods in Doolittle's career when he was a consultant on the cost of railway operation for the Wisconsin Railroad Commission, an executive with the North American Company, a public utilities company, a director of the American Electric Railway, and an independent consultant.
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
Gift of Mrs. F.W. Doolittle.
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.
The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.
No appraisal information is available.
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- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.