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The Illinois central railroad and its colonization work

Paul Wallace Gates

The Illinois central railroad and its colonization work

by Paul Wallace Gates

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illinois Central Railroad Company,
  • Railroad land grants -- Illinois,
  • Illinois -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Wallace Gates ...
    SeriesHarvard economic studies, vol. XLII
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791.I3 G3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii p., 2 ., [3]-374 p.
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13541344M
    LC Control Number34012836
    OCLC/WorldCa1929843

    6 William V. Pooley, The Settlement of Illinois from , Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin, No. , History series, Vol. 1 (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, ), p. 7 The impact of one railroad on Illinois town ori-gins is found in Paul W. Gates, The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work (Cambridge, Mass. The switching and terminal railroad operates trackage near Peoria, Illinois. The Central Illinois Railroad was established in , operating on track leased from the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (BNSF). The railroad previously operated around eighteen miles of track owned by the BNSF near Chicago, Illinois.

    IC Inventory of the Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives, ,, bulk bulk IC Finding aid prepared by Carolyn Curtis Mohr / Alison Hinderliter The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts 60 West Walton Street Chicago, Illinois, © This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit T Illinois Central Railroad Company. The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work. $ / 48,00 € / £* Add to Cart. eBook (PDF) Reprint CHAPTER V. CONSTRUCTING A PRAIRIE RAILROAD (). The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work (pp. 84–98).

    Paul Gates suggested t sales were made by the Illinois Central from and these sales brought , new residents to the state (Paul Wallace Gates, The Illinois Central and Its Colonization Work, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, , p. ) Carlton Corliss argued that the modern advertisement campaign by.   In the Illinois legislature granted a parcel of land by/within the harbor of Chicago to the Illinois Central Railroad. The land was very valuable. However, the legislature did not give the Railroad exclusive control over the property.


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The Illinois central railroad and its colonization work by Paul Wallace Gates Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reprint of an award-winning study of the Illinois Central Railroad's land grant in Illinois and its effect on settlement within the state (including the encouragement of agriculture, town-site promotion, the kind of immigrants attracted by the railroad's advertising, and competition with the federal government in the disposal of property) as well as the early history of the State and of the Railroad.5/5(2).

The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work Hardcover – January 1, by Paul Wallace Gates (Author)Cited by: Gates, Paul Wallace The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work. The late Paul Wallace Gates was John Stambaugh Professor Emeritus of History at Cornell University.

He was the author of books including The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work and The History of Public Land Law by: 8. The Illinois Central Railroad and its colonization work by Paul Wallace Gates starting at $ The Illinois Central Railroad and its colonization work has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books.

In an east-west world, the Illinois Central carved out a niche by running straight down the gut of a nation, from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico. In this illustrated history, Tom Murray recounts one of the nation’s greatest railways, from its inception in antebellum America right through its acquisition by Canadian National/5(6).The Illinois Central Railroad and its colonization work / by Paul W.

Gates Harvard Univ. Press Camb., Mass Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. A version of this archives appears in print onon Page BR3 of the Sunday Book Review with the headline: The Way a Railroad Opens the Land; THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD AND ITS COLONIZATION WORK.

By Paul Wallace Gates. Illustrated and With Maps. In July,the Illinois Central Railroad deposited in the Newberry Library the bulk of its central office papers from February,the date of its charter, to November,the end of the presidency of Stuyvesant Fish. The deposit, which is subject to recall by the railroad Cited by: 4.

The Illinois Central Railroad, sometimes called the Main Line of Mid-America, was a railroad in the central United States, with its primary routes connecting Chicago, Illinois, with New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama.

A line also connected Chicago with Sioux City, Iowa. There was a significant branch to Omaha, Nebraska, west of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and another branch reaching Sioux Falls, South Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gates, Paul W. (Paul Wallace), Illinois central railroad and its colonization work. Gates' PhD thesis was the basis of his first book, The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work (), for which he was awarded the David A.

Wells Prize at Harvard. After receiving his PhD he worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration and taught briefly at Bucknell : DecemNashua, New Hampshire. lished as the Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work ().

While teaching at Bucknell, Gates was encouraged by his colleague, James B. Hedges, to pursue studies of the public domain.

Upon moving to Cornell University inhe plunged into federal. Illinois Central Railroad (IC), former U.S. railroad founded in that expanded service from Illinois to much of the Midwest before merging with the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) in With its charter inthe Illinois Central Railroad was the first of many railroads to receive a grant of land upon completion of its line.

Gates, Paul W. (Paul Wallace) The Illinois central railroad and its colonization work by PaulHistory--Study and teaching Homestead law Illinois Illinois Central Railroad Company Indian land transfers Indians of North America--Government relations Kansas Land grants--Law and legislation Landlord and tenant Land settlement.

Paul W. Gates, The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ), passim; John F. Stover, History of the Illinois Central Railroad (New York: Macmillan, ), passim; “An Act Granting the Right of Way, and Making a Grant of Land to the States of Illinois, Mississippi, and.

of the Illinois Central project. Sidney Breese had become exceedingly hostile to Douglas. Breese burned with jealousy over the praise heaped on Douglas for his success. Breese was a member is well told in Paul W.

Gates *s book in the Harvard Economic Series, entitled The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work (Cambridge, Mass., ). The trunk of the railroad extended from the Mississippi River at Cairo northwest to the Mississippi opposite Dubuque, Iowa. The company founded dozens of new towns in Illinois and made “colonization work” (attracting settlers from Europe and other parts of the United States) part of its corporate strategy.

History of the Illinois Central Railroad Company and Representative Employes: A History of the Growth and Development of One of the Leading Arteries of Transportation in the United States, from Inception to Its Present Mammoth Proportions, Together with the Biographies of Many of the Men who Have Been and are Identified with the Varied Interests of the Illinois Central RailroadReviews: 1.

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inois RAIXR THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL FAMILY BOOK We must have railroads in and for America— solvent railroads, strong railroads, manned by alert and respected workmen, directed by pro- gressive management, modernized to fit the needs of American.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(2).^Paul W. Gates, The Illinois Central Railroad and Its Colonization Work, (Cambridge, ); Theodore C.

Blegen, "The Competition of the North­ western States for Immigrants," in Wisconsin Maga­ zine of History, (September, ); James B, Hedges, "The Colonization Work of the NorthernFile Size: 2MB.Illinois Central Railroad Co.

v. Illinois Case Brief - Rule of Law: Under the public trust doctrine, the legislature may not grant a private corporation title to submerge land that is held in trust for the public. Facts. Inthe Illinois legislature passed an.