A Guide to the Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records, n.d. Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records Ms1987-041

Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records, n.d.

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1987-041


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1987-041
Title
Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company.
Language
English
Abstract
The Sprague Electric Railway and Motors collection includes two diagrams for setting up Sprague Electric Motors, and two completed motor cards for automatic motors.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Acquisition Information

The collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records, Ms1987-041, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records was completed in October 2013.


Adminstraitve History

The Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company was founded in 1884 in New York by Frank J. Sprague, a former employee of Thomas Edison. Eventually the company merged into Edison General Electric, later becoming General Electric.

Scope and Content

The collection includes two diagrams for setting up Sprague Electric Motors, and two completed motor cards for automatic motors. The materials are undated.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company.
  • Subjects:

  • Science and Technology

Contents List

Folder 1
Records