Part 1 - Bibliographies and Finding Aids

Compiled by historian Don Meints.

Alward, Dennis and Pierce, Charles S., compilers. Index to the Local and Special Acts of the State of Michigan, 1803-1927.  Lansing: State of Michigan, 1928.

Andresen, John.  Index to the Canadian National Railways Record of Archival Deposits.  Montreal: Canadian National Railways, 1965.

Barnett, LeRoy.  Bibliography of Michigan Railroads.  Ann Arbor: Historical Society of Michigan, 1983.

----  Railroads in Michigan: A Catalog of Company Publications, 1836-1980.  Marquette, Mich.: Northern Michigan Univ. Press, 1986.

Bryant, Keith L., editor.  Railroads in the Age of Regulation, 1900-1980.  New York: Facts on File, 1988.

Bullard, Thomas R.  Street, Interurban and Rapid Transit Railways of the United States: A Selective Historical Bibliography.  Forty Fort, Pa.: Harold E. Cox, 1984.

Degowski, Gregory.  "Michigan Railroad History Bibliography."  Royal Oak, Mich.: Bluewater Chapter, National Railway Hist. Socy., 1988.

Dow, Andrew.  Dow’s Dictionary of Railway Quotations.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Feltner, Charles E. and Baron, Jeri.  Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography and Sources of Information.  Dearborn, Mich.: Seejay, 1982.

Frey, Robert L., editor.  Rails in the Nineteenth Century.  New York: Facts on File, 18?.

Gilda, Martinello.  "Canadian National's Dechief Library at Montreal."  Railfan and Railroad, 6:9 (Sept. 1986), 39-40.

Hansen, Holly T., compiler.  The Directory of North American Railroads, Associations, Societies, Archives, Libraries, Museums and Their Collections. Croyden, Utah: H T Holly Research Services, 1999.

Hathaway, Richard.  Dissertations and Theses in Michigan History.  Lansing: Michigan Dept. of State, 1974.

Michigan Historical Collections.  Penn Central Transportation Co.  Ann Arbor: Bentley Historical Library, 1986-87.  (Finding aid)

Middleton, William D., Smerk, George M., and Diehl, Roberta L.  Encyclopedia of North American Railroads.  Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 2007.

Milhaupt, Fritz.  Pere Marquette Railway: HO Modeler's Reference Guide and PM Railway Bibliography.  Ann Arbor: author, 1995.

Morrison, Paul Cross.  Geographer's Mirror of Michigan: A Bibliography of Professional Writings.  East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State Univ., 1964.

National Archives and Records Administration.  Pfeifer, David, compiler.  Records Relating to North American Railroads: Reference Information Paper #91.  Washington, 2001?

Preliminary Checklist of Michigan Imprints.  Detroit: Michigan Historical Record Project, Work Projects Administration, 1942.  Reprint, New York: Kraus Reprint, 1964.

Streeter, Floyd Benjamin.  Michigan Bibliography. 2 vols.  Lansing MI: Mich. Historical Comm., 1921.

Taber, Thomas T. III, compiler.  Guide to Railroad Historical Resources United States and Canada.  Muncy PA: author, 1993.  4 volumes.

Taber, Thomas T. III.  Railroad Periodical Index 1831-1999: Eighty Periodicals Containing Steam, Electric, and Industrial Railroad Material.  Muncy PA: author, 2001.

Thompson, Thomas Richard.  "Check List of Publications on American Railroads Before 1841."  Bulletin of the New York Public Library, 45 (1945), 3-68, 533-584, 859-940; 46 (1942?), 865-909.

Trap, Paul.  Lake Michigan Car Ferries: Bibliography and Roster.  Holland, Mich.: author, 1998.

Zito, Anthony, compiler.  A Guide to the Historical Collections of Michigan State University.  East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State Univ. Press, 1969.

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