Collection inventory

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Syracuse & Utica Railroad Collection

An inventoryof the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 8 Mar 2017

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Title: Syracuse & Utica Railroad Collection
Dates: 1840-1880
Quantity: 2 folders (SC)
Abstract: Business records, printout of material from Google Books
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

The Syracuse & Utica Railroad was chartered in 1836 and operated from 1839 to 1853, when it was consolidated into the New York Central Railroad. It ran between the two central New York cities of Syracuse and Rome.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Syracuse & Utica Railroad Collection contains business records and historical material relating to the Central New York railroad company.

Arrangement of the Collection

No particular order.


Access Restrictions: The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions: Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Wager, D. E.

Corporate Bodies

Syracuse and Utica Railroad Company.

Associated Titles

The Syracuse and Utica railroad.


Railroad companies -- United States.
Railroads -- New York (State) -- Onondaga County.
Railroads -- New York (State) -- Syracuse


Syracuse (New York) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Receipts (financial records)
Stock certificates.
Topographical surveys.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Syracuse & Utica Railroad Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2013.

Table of Contents

Business records

Historical material


Business records
SC 789 Miscellaneous 1840, 1852, undated
stock certificate, income and expense summary for one year, "Transit Book" with a pencil drawing of the entire railway line with topographical features
Historical material
SC 789 The Syracuse and Utica Railroad by D. E. Wager 1880 - reproduction, printed from Google Books