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Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-1884, 1880

Part of Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-1884

kukm1m87m34Guide to the Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-1884Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-1884Collection number: 1M87M34Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-18841M87M34Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company. 3.2 cubic ft.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Source unknown.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-1884, 1M87M34, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.The Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company was formed on January 30, 1882 when the Richmond and Southwestern Railway Company merged with the Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio Narrow Gauge Railroad.This collection consists of records relating to the early history of the Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company. The larger portion of the collection is made up of technical documents such as records of deeds, level books, and transit books from the company's formative years. These records provide such information as the names of property owners, place names, topographical notes and limited descriptions of local economies. In addition, the railroad records include important organizational and financial documents such as the minutes from meetings of shareholders and the Board of Directors, and a paymaster's book detailing payrolls, expenses and accounts paid.Some of the geographic areas represented include deeds from Smyth, Bland and Tazewell Counties in southwest Virginia. A map of the railroad shows the connection of railroads of Virginia with the railroads of Kentucky on "the shortest route east and west from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean" (1882).Organized: technical documents (map, deeds, level books, etc.) and business records.Richmond and Louisville Railroad Company.Richmond and Southwestern Railway Company.Virginia, Kentucky & Ohio Narrow Gauge Railroad.Railroad companies--United States.Railroads--Kentucky--History.Railroads--Virginia--History.Bland County (Va.)Giles County (Va.)Holston River.Smyth County (Va.)Tazewell County (Va.)DeedsMapsRichmond and Louisville Railroad Company records, 1880-1884