Manuscript Collection - Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers

Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers

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Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers

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  • 1801-1937 (Creation)

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14 boxes and items (3.5 metres)

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(fl. 1855-1897)

Administrative history

The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company was a Canadian company and one of two companies (the other being the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company) formed to share ownership of the Niagara Falls suspension bridge which was in existence 1855-1897.

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(fl. 1855-1897)

Administrative history

The Niagara Falls International Bridge Company was an American company and one of two companies (the other being the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company) formed to share ownership of the Niagara Falls suspension bridge which was in existence 1855-1897.

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Contains textual records that document the developmental phases and operation of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, and the administrative activities of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company Joint Board of Directors.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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