Boston Elevated Railway Company

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The Boston Elevated Railway Company was established in 1894 and replaced successively by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in 1947 and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in 1964.

From the description of Newsletter--Co-operation, 1922-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521238

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Massachusetts. Cambridge Bridge Commission. Apportionment hearing files, 1909. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. The Washington Street subway [manuscript] : comments on the financial condition of the Boston Elevated Railway Co. / submitted by Louis Dembitz Brandeis on behalf of the Boston Associated Board of Trade to the Committee on Metropolitan Affairs of the Massachusetts Legislature, April 26, 1902. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. General manager's subject files, 1914-1975 (bulk 1960-1972). Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company. Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company collection, 1937. Worcester Historical Museum
creatorOf Boston Elevated Railway Company. Arbitration proceedings between the Boston Elevated Railway Company and Division 589 of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America. Transcript, July 21, 1913 - January 18, 1914. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Public Franchise League records, 1900-1919. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Agency history record. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Hinkley Locomotive Works shop drawings, 1866-1883. Baker Library, Harvard Business School
referencedIn Barry, John,. John Barry streetcar and bus memorabilia. California State Library
referencedIn Austin, William Liseter, 1852-1932. Papers, 1855-1932, (bulk 1870-1932). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Massachusetts. Cambridge Bridge Commission. Computations and estimates relating to apportionment of costs, 1908-1910. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Koetsch, Geoffrey,. Koetsch Collection [graphic] : Boston Elevated R.R. / Geoffrey Koetsch. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Hinkley Locomotive Works. Hinkley Locomotive Works shop drawings, 1866-1883. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Massachusetts. Cambridge Bridge Commission. Administrative files, 1898-1916 (bulk 1898-1912). Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Joseph B. Eastman (AC 1904) Papers, 1837-1960, 1904-1944 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf J.P. Morgan & Co. Boston Elevated Ry stock : sale of 7500 shs. : syndicate records, 1904 June 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf J.P. Morgan & Co. Boston Elevated Railway Company : syndicate records, 1897 Dec. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Boston Elevated Railway Company. Newsletter--Co-operation, 1922-1939. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts--Boston Metropolitan Area
Massachusetts
Subject
Local transit
Railroads--Employees--Labor unions
Arbitration, Industrial
Street-railroads
Railroads, Elevated--Employees
Occupation
Function
Publicizing public transit

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Active 1922

Active 1939

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