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John Barton Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0003

The collection compiled by railroad enthusiast John Barton includes many images of locomotives, with a slight emphasis on shrouded steam locomotives. Resources include printouts from the internet (many lacking identification of subject or source), photographs, booklets, and magazines. Also included are: catalogs and brochures related to model trains; booklets, brochures, and articles related to a rail bridge over the Rhine River relevant to the Battle of the Bulge in World War II; and photographs of John Barton and copies of his memorial program.

Dates

  • circa 1970-2009

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.

Extent

0.8 Cubic Feet (1 letter size box, 1 flat box)

Arrangement

Arranged into loose series: Series: Personal ; Series: Trains and Railroads ; Series: World War II Interest ; Series: Oversized and Odd-Sized Items.

Custodial History

Collection of materials donated to the University of Nebraska at Omaha by Gloria Barton in 2009, after John Barton's death.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gloria Barton, wife of John Barton

Related Materials

John Barton Aviation Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Angela Kroeger, Archives and Special Collections Associate, in January 2014.

Title
John Barton Railroad Collection
Status
unprocessed
Description rules
Description based on DACS

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046