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Desriptive inventory for the Pullman-Standard nitrate negatives

Pullman-Standard nitrate negatives

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Desriptive inventory for the Pullman-Standard nitrate negatives

Prepared by A. Skog; revised by D. Rinder, 2008; revised by Dana M. Lamparello, 2017.
Digitization and preservation of the nitrate negatives was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
  
Please address questions to:
Chicago History Museum, Research Center
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614-6038
Web-site: http://libguides.chicagohistory.org/research
Catalog: http://chsmedia.org
E-mail: research@chicagohistory.org
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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Pullman-Standard nitrate negatives, 1920-1929 (inclusive)
Creator: Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company
Dates: 1920-1929 (inclusive)
Accession number: 1982.0157
Bib number: 00004855
Call number: 1982.0157 PNN
Size: .25 linear feet, including 28 images (1 box)
Language of material:Collection is written in English.

Provenance statement:

Gift of Pullman Standard, Inc., 1969 (1982.0157).

Restriction(s):

Nitrate negatives restricted from access, see reference copies instead.

Alternate format available:

Nitrate reference copies available online http://digitalcollection.chicagohistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16029coll5/id/1503.

Please cite this collection as:

Pullman-Standard nitrate negatives (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related material at the Chicago History Museum includes Designs for Pullman car interiors (1982.0225), Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company records, 1953 Dec. 1, and individually cataloged images from the Chicago Daily News.

Separated material:

Separated material at the Chicago History Museum includes the Pullman-Standard photograph collection (1987.0625).

Collection Summary +/-

Black-and-white nitrate negatives related to Pullman railroad car manufacturing in Chicago and the Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company. Images include exterior views of the Calumet shops, a dispensary, the Pullman Manual Training School, and residences in Pullman village; interior views of a storeroom; and portraits of workers.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

The Pullman Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. The company purchased the Standard Steel Car Company in 1930 and the merged entity was renamed the Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Commercial facilities--Illinois--Chicago
Dwellings--Illinois--Chicago
Industrial facilities--Illinois--Chicago
Laborers--Illinois--Chicago
Railroad car industry--Illinois--Chicago
Organizations:
Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company
Genre/Form:
Cellulose nitrate negatives
Geographic:
Pullman (Chicago, Ill.)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged into one series with images described at the item level.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Nitrate Negatives

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Dana M. Lamparello using Oxygen XML Editor, 2017.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Other Finding Aids: Finding aid also submitted to Explore Chicago Collections portal.
Processing Note:Eliminated call number 1982.0157 PNN-0157 during nitrate digitization project 2017/06/29. Note found in box indicating images P26457, P26459, P27080, and P27246 were removed for disposal and deaccession on 7/18/01; these negatives are missing as of 2017/06/28.
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