Lehigh Valley Railroad Company Records,1870-1962

Collection Number: 3362

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company records, 1870-1962.
Collection Number:
3362
Creator:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company.
Quantity:
6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Financial records, reports, schedules and blueprints.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Financial records, reports, schedules, blueprints, and other records of railway lines in central and western New York State.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Financial records, reports, schedules, blueprints, and other records of railway lines in central and western New York State.
Collection includes financial records (bank books, cancelled checks, check stubs, account book, assessments), reports, indentures, mortgage, tickets, schedules, newspaper clippings, blueprints, and two broadsides concerning the organization, consolidation, finance, and other business matters pertaining to the Lehigh Valley Railway; Lehigh Valley Railroad; Waverly and State Line Railway; Geneva, Ithaca and Sayre Railroad; Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad; Geneva and Van Ettenville Railroad; Ithaca and Athens Railroad; Geneva and Sayre Railroad; Hayts Corners, Ovid and Willard Railroad; New York, Ontario and Western Railway; Buffalo and Geneva Railway; and the New York Railroad. Also, letter files from J.F. Powers and F.E. Erdman in the Division Freight Office, Geneva, N.Y., ca. 1925-1931; locomotive log book, Manchester, N.Y., 1959; blueprints of railroad crossings used for tax assessment; ledger of Lehigh Valley-owned structures; and ledger of special franchise maps.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company.
Erdman, F. E.
Powers, J. F.(James Farl), 1917-
Buffalo and Geneva Railway Company.
Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad Company.
Geneva and Sayre Railroad Company.
Geneva and Van Ettenville Railroad Company.
Geneva, Ithaca and Sayre Railroad Company.
Hayts Corners, Ovid and Willard Railway Company.
Ithaca and Athens Railroad Company.
Lehigh Valley Railway Company.
New York, Ontario, and Western Railway Co.
New York, Ontario, and Western Railway Co.
Waverly and State Line Railroad Company.

Subjects:
Railroads--New York (State)
Railroads--Mergers.

Form and Genre Terms:
Broadsides.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company records, #3362. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
F.B. Payne
1923-1924
Box 1 Folder 2-22
F.E. Erdman
1925
Box 1 Folder 23-29
F.E. Erdman - J.F. Powers
1925-1928
Box 1 Folder 30-35
F.E. Erdman - J.F. Powers
1925-1930
Box 2 Folder 1-2
F.E. Erdman
1925-1931
Box 2 Folder 3-11
F.E. Erdman - J.F. Powers
1926-1927
Box 2 Folder 12-19
J.F. Powers
1928
Box 2 Folder 20-27
J.F. Powers
1929
Box 2 Folder 28
J.F. Powers
1930
Box 2 Folder 29-34
J.F. Powers
1931
Box 3 Folder 1-14
J.F. Powers
1931
Box 3 Folder 15
F.E. Erdman
1932
Box 3 Folder 16
Auburn, NY
Box 3 Folder 17-18
City of Auburn assessment
1930-1962
Box 3 Folder 19-20
Canastota assessment
1914-1962
Box 3 Folder 21
Village of Cazenovia assessment
1914-1962
Box 3 Folder 22
Supreme Court, Madison County, State of New York
1952-1953
Box 3 Folder 23-24
City of Elmira assessment
1930-1961
Box 3 Folder 25
Elmira financial records
1940-1952
Box 3 Folder 26
Elmira financial records
1928-1940
Box 3 Folder 27
Village of De Ruyter assessment
1914-1962
Box 3 Folder 28
Village of Fair Haven assessment
1917-1957
Box 3 Folder 29
Village of Freeville assessment
1914-1952
Box 3 Folder 30
Geneva land values
1941-1946
Box 3 Folder 31-32
Town of Horseheads assessment
1930-1961
Box 3 Folder 33
Horseheads financial records
1937-1955
Box 3 Folder 34
Horseheads property values
Box 3 Folder 35
Village of Elmira Heights valuation statement appraisal
1927-1946
Box 3 Folder 36
Village of Van Etten assessment
1914-1962
Box 3 Folder 37
Manchester log book
Box 4 Folder 1
The Waverly and State Line Railway Co.
1875-1892
Box 4 Folder 2
The Waverly and State Line Railway Co.
1882-1884
Box 4 Folder 3
The Waverly and State Line Railway Co.
1883-1884
Box 4 Folder 4
The Waverly and State Line Railway Co.
1885-1885
Box 4 Folder 5
Geneva, Ithaca & Sayre Railroad Co. with Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad Co.
1884
1884
Box 4 Folder 6-8
Geneva & Van Ettenvillle Railroad Co. organization papers
1889-1890
Box 4 Folder 9
Geneva & Van Ettenville Railroad Co. stockholders' meeting
1890
Box 4 Folder 10
Geneva, Ithaca & Sayre Railroad Co., appointment of trustee of Ithaca & Athens Railroad mortgage in place of Josiah B. Williams (deceased)
1870
1890
Box 4 Folder 11
Geneva & Sayre Railroad Co. miscellany
1889-1890
1902
Box 4 Folder 12
Geneva & Sayre Railroad Co. to Geneva & Van Ettenville Railroad Co.
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 13
Geneva, Ithaca & Sayre Railroad Co. report on the condition of rights of way
1890
Box 4 Folder 14
Hayts Corners, Ovid & Willard Railroad Co. with Geneva, Ithaca & Sayre Railroad Co.
1882
Box 4 Folder 15
New York, Ontario & Western Railroad Co. with Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad Co.
1884
Box 4 Folder 16
Pennsylvania & New York Canal & Railroad Co. & Lehigh Valley Railroad Co. with New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad Co.
1882
Box 4 Folder 17
Southern Central Railroad Co.
1882
1886
Box 4 Folder 18
To Seneca Falls and Waterloo
1889
Box 4 Folder 19-20
Buffalo & Geneva Railway Co. organization papers
1889-1890
Box 4 Folder 21-24
All New York Canal & Railroad Co. re. consolidation
1890
Box 4 Folder 25
Lehigh Valley legislation
1889-1890
Box 4 Folder 26
Property owners along Geneva & Van Ettenville Railway
ca. 1890
Box 4 Folder 27
Lehigh Valley with Diven & Redfield
1892
Box 4 Folder 28
Lehigh Valley to Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
1892
Box 4 Folder 29-30
Lehigh Valley proposed extension to Buffalo
1885-1889
Box 4 Folder 31
Lehigh Valley papers
1889-1896
Box 4 Folder 32-33
Lehigh Valley papers
1890-1891
Box 4 Folder 34
Lehigh Valley papers
1892-1902
Box 4 Folder 35
Lehigh Valley Mortgage and Collateral Trust Deed
1897
Box 4 Folder 36
Lehigh Valley General Consolidated Mortgage
1903
Box 4 Folder 37
Accounts
1890-1892
Box 4 Folder 38
Lehigh Valley statement of vouchers
1892
Box 4 Folder 39
Train schedules and centennial pamphlet
1934-1958
Box 4 Folder 40
Lehigh Valley tickets, newsclippings
1935-1948
Box 4 Folder 41-43
Cancelled checks
1890-1896
Box 4 Folder 44
Bank books (2) - Diven
1892
Box 4 Folder 45-46
Check stub books (3)
1890-1893
Box 4 Folder 47
Account book - Geneva & Van Ettenville Railway Co.
1889-1890
Box 4 Folder 48
Rubber stamp - Lehigh Valley Railroad
Box 5
New York State Tax Department Assessment blueprints
Box 6
Land and Tax Department Record of Repairs, New York
Box 7-8
Blueprints (in roll tubes)
Mu. 815
Metal box labeled Lehigh Valley System (empty)
Br. 5039
Broadside - Lehigh Valley Easter Excursion to New York
Br. 5040
Broadside - Lehigh Valley Easter Excursion to New York, Washington and Atlantic City