Inventory of the Union Pacific Railway, St. Joseph and Western Railroad Division Payroll 1880-1880 Union Pacific Railway, St. Joseph and Western Rail Mss. Acc. 2010.006

Inventory of the Union Pacific Railway, St. Joseph and Western Railroad Division Payroll, 1880-1880

A Collection in the
Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number Mss. Acc. 2010.006


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
01/Mss. Acc. 2010.006
Title:
Union Pacific Railway, St. Joseph and Western Railroad Division Payroll 1880
Quantity:
0.75
Creator:
St. Joseph and Western Railroad Division arrangement
Language of Materials
The records are in: English

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Union Pacific Railway, St. Joseph and Western Railroad Division Payroll, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center on 01/14/2010.

Processing Information

Accessioned and minimally processed in January 2010 Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.


Historical Note

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:<a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Union_Pacific_Railway_Company._St._Joseph_and_Western_Railroad_Division">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Union_Pacific_Railway_Company._St._Joseph_and_Western_Railroad_Division</a>.

Scope and Contents

Payroll records, 1880, of the St. Jospeh and Western Railroad Division of the Union Pacific Railroad. Each page specifies the department being paid (General, Locomotive, Transfer Train, Freight Train, etc.) as well as what division (Eastern or Mountain).Listed are full names of employees, occupation, pay per day and in some cases total of roll and deductions.

Index Terms

    Topical Term:

  • Ledgers (Accounting)
  • Railroad construction workers
  • Railroads--1880-1890
  • Railroads--Employees.
  • Railroads--United States.
  • Wages--1880-1980
  • Wages--Railroads