Transportation Archive: Robert Reed Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS Coll Transportation Reed
Finding Aid Date
2020-11-16
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English

Dates

  • 1900 – 1945 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 1 Boxes (Whole)

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Notes

  • Preferred Citation

    Researchers are requested to use the following citation in all footnote and bibliographic references:

    Robert Reed Collection, Transportation Archive, Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives, Miami University Libraries, Oxford, OH

  • Biographical / Historical

    Robert Reed was born in Toledo, OH in 1937. He later received a B.A. from Miami University and Master’s degree from Bowling Green State University. After college he taught at various schools including: St. Stephen’s School, Marymount University and George Washington University. Reed published several books: The Streamline Era, The New York Elevated, and his most popular book, Train Wrecks: A Pictoral History of Accidents on the Main Line. Reed died on June 12, 2005.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Robert Reed Collection consists of photographs from 1900-1945 on the topic of train derailments, accidents, and damage.

  • Arrangement

    Series I: Photographs

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    This collection is under the rules and regulations of the Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives, Miami University Libraries. The Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives, Miami University Libraries, owns the property rights to this collection. Learn more about our policy here: https://spec.lib.miamioh.edu/home/permission/

  • Language of Materials

    Materials are in English.

  • Custodial History

    Items in this collection were donated to the Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives 2002-02-21 by Miami University alumnus, Robert Reed.

  • Accruals

    No further additions are expected.

  • Processing Information

    Collection processing completed in 2015 by Johnathan Cooper. Finding Aid revised 2020-11-16 by Tiffany Dogan and Cody Sprunger.

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