Transportation Archive: Robert Reed Collection
Scope and Contents
The Robert Reed Collection consists of photographs from 1900-1945 on the topic of train derailments, accidents, and damage.
- 1900 - 1945
- Reed, Robert Carroll, 1937- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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/
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.
0.50 Linear Feet
Series I: Photographs
Items in this collection were donated to the Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives 2002-02-21 by Miami University alumnus, Robert Reed.
No further additions are expected.
Collection processing completed in 2015 by Johnathan Cooper. Finding Aid revised 2020-11-16 by Tiffany Dogan and Cody Sprunger.
- Transportation Archive: Robert Reed Collection
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