The Bancroft Library, which is the research library at Berkeley, has extensive railroad material, usually focused on California. Graves Pictorial Collection contains about 23,100 photographic prints arranged by Graves into 96 volumes.Graves began collecting photographs about 1902, and continued to develop his collection until his death in 1971.Mattoon's guide at the Lake Forest College library special collections department.Notes: Email addresses are sometimes those of individuals, and subject to change.Addresses in the table are generally mailing addresses.See website or use telephone contact for visiting directions.Has an excellent collection of annual reports obtained from Univ. Also good on railways of the British Empire, and to a lesser extent on other countries.Foreign material comprises annual reports of pre nationalized countries going back into the 1800s and some timetables plus other archival material. railroads almost entirely annual reports going back to the l860s with a few tariffs of post l940s which are indicated by an X in the Archives column.
Major collections include Sappers, Moreau, Lloyd, Westler, Wurm, Brain, Thickens, Holmes, Stein, Jenevein, Bradas, Rolfe, Laflin, Savage, Dubrutz, Perry, Jenkin, Hanft, Billings and Perles.
Set up in 1892 by Timothy Hopkins for his collection, it quadrupled in size by l895 when an inventory was published of its holdings.
In l936 it was renamed Hopkins Transportation Library.
The former Hopkins Transportation Library collection, acquired mostly prior to the 1940s for railroad items.
Stanford was the only university west of the Mississippi River to have a railroad library in the 1800s.