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Mss:705 c1880-1916 F327

Felton, Samuel M., (Samuel Morse), 1853-1930. Samuel Morse Felton Railroad Engineering Reports, circa 1880-1916: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University


Harvard Business School, Boston MA 02163.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:705 c1880-1916 F327
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Felton, Samuel M. (Samuel Morse), 1853-1930
Title: Samuel Morse Felton railroad engineering reports
Date(s): circa 1880-1916
Quantity: 1 linear feet (11 volumes)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The Samuel Morse Felton railroad engineering reports were received by Baker Library Special Collections as a donation from Samuel M. Felton in 1962.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Samuel Morse Felton (Jr.) Collection. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Related Materials

See the Mss Vertical file for additional Samuel M. Felton papers, 1888-1916 (Mss: 705 c1888-1925 F327).


Samuel Morse Felton was a railroad executive and civil engineer. He was born in Philadelphia and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating in 1873. He worked on various railroads and served as the President of the Chicago and Alton Railway from 1899 to 1907. He then served as President of the Chicago Great Western Railroad from 1909 to 1925. Felton was appointed director general of military railways during the First World War.

Scope and Contents

Reports, letters and papers on various railroads, including the Baltimore and Ohio; Boston and Maine; Chicago and Alton; Chicago Great Western; Chicago Subway Company; Cincinnati, Chicago, New Orleans and Texas Pacific; Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton; Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling; Columbus, Hocking Valley and Toledo; Great Northern; Kanawha and Michigan; Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Gulf; Lima Northern; Los Angeles Terminal; Louisville, New Albany and Chicago; Northern Pacific; Ohio River and Charleston; Ohio Southern; St. Louis, Chicago and St. Paul; and Toledo and Ohio Central.

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Additional Index Terms

Railroad engineering.
Railroads--United States