Call Number: HE2791 .N855 1984
Northern Pacific Railway Co. papers. Part I, 1864-1922 / editor, W. Thomas White University Publications of America
Subject Category: Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, History US, History US West, Labor
Collection Dates: 01/01/1864 - 12/31/1922
Location: UNLV Microforms
Summary: This 25 film collection is divided into three series. Series A focuses on Corporate History which includes minutes of the Board of Directors, by-laws, financing, and other matters vital to the planning and execution of management's policies. Series B documents the experiences of those who worked for the Northern Pacific and is hence labeled the Labor section. Topics in this section include wages and working conditions; labor organizations; strikes; the impact of race, ethnicity, and gender in the work force; federal intervention and legislation affecting the railroad; and other related matters. Series C focuses on settlement and development of the territories it serviced. The Northern Pacific launched strenuous campaigns to recruit farmers and others to settle newly opened lands and promoted the development of Yellowstone National Park and the tourist industry.
Finding Aids: Northern Pacific Railway Company Papers part 1, 1864-1922 (MICRO HE 2791 .N855 1985 Guide) This guide includes a reel and subject index for each series.