Manuscript Collection MS Coll. 00403B - The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers

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CA OTUTF MS Coll. 00403B

Title

The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers

Date(s)

  • 1801 - 1937 (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

8 boxes (2 metres)

Context area

Name of creator

(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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The second accession of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Papers includes predominantly textual (handwritten and typescript) material relating to the administration and operation of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company during the years 1801 – 1937 (bulk 1835-1937).

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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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  • English

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Description identifier

CA OTUTF MS COLL00403B

Institution identifier

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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