MANUSCRIPT VERTICAL FILES
Collection Number: MVF 6-01
Accession Number: 0102-04
Item(s): Rock Island Railway passenger coupon booklet, c. 1950s, and a page from The Cosmopolitan magazine containing an ad for the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway, c. 1892.
Donor: Jan Hart
Date Received: October 8, 2001
Literary Rights Statement
Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.
The file contains a ticket coupon booklet from the Rock Island Railway. In the booklet are carbonized ticket coupons containing spaces for destination and baggage information. On the back cover is a small map of the Rock Island rail system. Also in the file is a page from The Cosmopolitan magazine, c. 1892. One of the ads on the page is for the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway, advertising one-day and two-night service from Chicago to Denver.