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Rachel Cole

Archives Month: Archival Processing

It’s National Archives Month! But you knew that, right? Chicago Collections and the Chicago Area Archivists have adopted the theme of “Hidden Stories” for...
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Electric Vehicles of the Early 20th Century

In the Transportation Library,  we have the opportunity to assist the faculty and students of  Northwestern University’s Transportation Center with cutting-edge interdisciplinary transportation research, while at...
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Crossing the Desert in an Armchair

    The Nairn Transport Company operated a tourist bus route between Damascus and Baghdad between the 1920s and the 1950s. The company was...
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Northwestern Professor Awarded for Innovative Work in Regional Science

The Transportation Library congratulates Professor David Boyce, who, together with Huw Williams, was awarded the William Alonso Book Prize of the North American Regional...
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Braniff and the End of the Plain Plane

Among the more than 500,000 items in our Transportation Library, we hold a number of timetables, annual reports and other ephemera from U.S. carrier Braniff...
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