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Union Pacific Railroad Company



The Union Pacific Railroad Company was established in 1862. It later merged with the Kansas Pacific Railway Company and the Denver Pacific Railway and Telegraph Company to form the Union Pacific Railway Company.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Arizona Co-operative Mercantile Institution business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5854

Shipping receipts, receipts, order forms and correspondence of the Arizona Co-operative Mercantile Institution.

Dates: 1890-1909

Clissold family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 70
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a 1910 autobiography of George Clissold, Mormon convert and English immigrant to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also includes a typewritten biography of Charles Edward Clissold, his oldest son, written by Lenora Pearl Clissold Vincent, Charles Edward's daughter, which tells of his early life, marriages, children, immigration to Utah, work, family life, acting experiences, and death.

Dates: 1900-1975

Robert W. Edwards collection of railroad materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3156
Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of images relating to the Union Pacific Railroad taken by George Edward Anderson between 1880 and 1920. Also includes manuscripts of Union Pacific Railroad condensed profile, Union Pacific Railroad 1969 Annual Report, 80 yr. Anniversary of Auerbach Co. (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1864-1944, Union Pacific Locomotive Vol. 1 and 2, 12 packets and loose papers of Railroad Articles and Blueprints, and a Panorama of Salt Lake City done in half-tone (newsprint).

Dates: approximately 1880-1920

Engineering survey report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 280
Scope and Contents

Handwritten report which relates to the engineering problems concerning the Union Pacific Railroad construction in Utah and the work completed in laying railway lines immediately east of Salt Lake City, Utah during 1867.

Dates: 1868

Joseph Smith Larkin diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1244
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Larkin writes about his experiences and abservations while working for the railroad. He also tells about his family, friends, local residents, and life at Kelton, Utah.

Dates: 1876-1878

Thomas B. Morris letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2148
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to "My dear Father." Morris writes about the search for timber and coal for the railroad.

Dates: 1868

C. R. Savage photographs and stereographs of Mormon historical sites

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3791
Scope and Contents Collection contains eight stereographs, including images of Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, Utah, scenes on the Union Pacific Railroad, Devil's Gate, Ogden Canyon, the Salt Lake City Temple, and the interior of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle. There are also photographs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints office in Liverpool, England, the Assembly Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah, the interior of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle, and the Salt Lake City Temple with the Brigham Young...
Dates: approximately 1890-1910

Promontory Point, the flag marks the point where the Union Pacific and Central Pacific lines were joined. Photographed two months later, 1869 May 10

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1608 Series 2 Item 829
Scope and Contents note

Photograph only of a train on the railroad tracks.

Dates: Other: 1869 May 10

William Wollerton Riter letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1156
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated September 12, 1876, and addressed to George Reynolds. The item was written in Echo, Utah. Riter instructs Reynolds to request information of Union Pacific Railroad Company directors to see if sufficient transportation would be furnished during the fall and winter.

Dates: 1876 September 12

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Collection 13
Archival Record 4
Digital Record 4
Photographs 7
Albumen prints 6
Letters 5
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 4
Canyons -- Utah -- Photographs 4
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Railroads 3
Railroads -- Utah -- History 3
Stereographs 3
1000 Mile Tree (Weber Canyon, Utah) -- Photographs 2
Canyons -- Utah -- Pictorial works 2
Cliffs -- Utah -- Photographs 2
Correspondence 2
Echo Canyon (Utah) -- Photographs 2
Great Eastern (Summit County, Utah) -- Photographs 2
Land surveys 2
Material Types 2
Railroads -- Utah -- History -- Photographs 2
Railroads -- Utah -- Track -- Photographs 2
Railroads -- Utah -- Track -- Pictorial works 2
Social Life and Customs 2
Watercolors (Paintings) 2
Weber Canyon (Utah) -- Photographs 2
Weber Canyon (Utah) -- Pictorial works 2
Agreements 1
Agriculture and Natural Resources 1
Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah) -- History 1
Business 1
Business records 1
Cedar Breaks National Monument (Utah) -- History 1
Church Government 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
City and Town Life 1
Coal -- Utah -- History -- Sources 1
Contracts 1
Crow Creek (Wyo. and Colo.) 1
Crow Creek (Wyo. and Idaho) 1
Diaries 1
Echo (Utah) 1
Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.) -- History 1
Home and Family 1
Immigration and American Expansion 1
Kelton (Utah) -- History -- Sources 1
Laws 1
Leases 1
Mines and Mineral Resources 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Mormon Church -- Presidents 1
Mormon families 1
Mormons -- Correspondence 1
Mormons -- Emigration and immigration 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Kelton -- History -- Sources 1
National parks and reserves -- Arizona -- History 1
National parks and reserves -- Utah -- History 1
Negatives 1
Newspapers 1
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys 1
Photographic prints 1
Promontory (Utah) -- Photographs 1
Railroads -- Design and construction 1
Railroads -- Idaho -- History 1
Railroads -- United States 1
Railroads -- United States -- History 1
Railroads -- United States -- Photographs 1
Railroads -- Utah 1
Railroads -- Utah -- Echo Canyon 1
Railroads -- Utah -- Kelton -- History -- Sources 1
Railroads -- Utah -- Weber Canyon 1
Reports 1
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 1
Weber Canyon (Utah) 1
Zion National Park (Utah) -- History 1
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