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The Resource Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway records

Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway records

Label
Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway records, circa 1891-1961
Title
Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway records
Inclusive dates
circa 1891-1961
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains records for the Saltair Beach Company, including accounting records, business licenses, minute books, legal contracts, general ledgers, profit/loss documents, balance sheets, cash receipts, accounts payable/receivable, payroll time sheets, advertising scrapbooks, cancelled bond certificates, bather counts, and bacteriological readings. It also contains records for the Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway Company, including reports, trial balances, ledgers, freight receiving records, coupons, ticket records, licenses, contracts, correspondence, payment records, records of investments, stocks and bonds, transcripts of court cases and ICC financial reports. It covers approximately 1861 to 1961
Biographical or historical data
  • The Saltair Railway was established in June 1891 by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The railway aimed to provide passenger service from Salt Lake City, Utah to the Great Salt Lake. In 1892 the name of the company was changed to the Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railway.
  • The Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railway was established in 1892 in a renaming of the earlier Saltair Railway. The company was owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and provided passenger service to the Saltair Resort. On March 18, 1906 the railway was sold to a group of Latter-day Saint businessmen, including Nephi Clayton, C.W. Nielson, and J.E. Langford. Then, on October 18, 1916, the company changed its name to the Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railroad.
  • The Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway Company was organized in October 18, 1916 in a renaming of the Salt Lake and Los Angeles Railroad. The railroad was owned by a group of Latter-day Saint businessman, including Nephi Clayton, C.W. Nielson, and J.E. Langford. The company provided passenger and freight railway service between Salt Lake City, Utah and the Saltair Resort on the southern shore of the Great Salt Lake.
  • The Saltair Beach Company was organized in June 1891 with George Q. Cannon and other authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as directors and Isaac A. Clayton as secretary. The resort, located on the southern shore of the Great Salt Lake, opened on June 8, 1893. On March 18, 1906, the Church sold its interests in Saltair to a group of Latter-day Saint businessmen, including Nephi Clayton, C.W. Nielson, and J.E. Langford. In 1918, the Saltair Beach Company was purchased by the Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway records
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 13 boxes
  • (6. 5 linear feet)
  • 15 oversize boxes
  • (10 linear feet)
  • 34 ledgers
  • (34 linear feet)
  • 15 cartons
  • (15 linear feet)
  • 1 oversize folder
  • (0. 2 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
The collection was reorganized between its donation in 1977 and its processing in 1987. When it was rehoused in 2008, it remained in same 1987 order, only large items were removed from cartons and put into oversized boxes.
Ownership
The collection came to the library directly from the railroad offices in Salt Lake City.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn464722253
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway records
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 13 boxes
  • (6. 5 linear feet)
  • 15 oversize boxes
  • (10 linear feet)
  • 34 ledgers
  • (34 linear feet)
  • 15 cartons
  • (15 linear feet)
  • 1 oversize folder
  • (0. 2 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Salt Lake, Garfield & Western Railway;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
The collection was reorganized between its donation in 1977 and its processing in 1987. When it was rehoused in 2008, it remained in same 1987 order, only large items were removed from cartons and put into oversized boxes.
Ownership
The collection came to the library directly from the railroad offices in Salt Lake City.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn464722253
  • UtOrBLW

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