A Guide to the Alan M. Levitt Papers, undated, 2002-2004, 2013

A Guide to the Alan M. Levitt Papers

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Alan M. Levitt Papers
Creator
Levitt, Alan M.
Inclusive Dates
undated, 2002-2004, 2013
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
Abstract
The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr. Levitt, a historical consultant of Fresh Meadows, New York.
Call Number
2000.0125
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Laura Smith. (May 2004)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Alan M. Levitt Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

Materials were donated by Mr. Levitt between 2000 and 2013.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Alan M. Levitt Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad.

Genre(s)

  • Manuscripts (document genre)

Personal Name(s)

  • Levitt, Alan M.

Subject(s)

  • Railroad stations
  • Steam locomotives

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Biography

Alan M. Levitt is a historical consultant of  Fresh Meadows, New York.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of five unpublished writings compiled, annotated, or written by Mr. Levitt:

"Station names used by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its Predecessor, Constituent, Absorbed and Operated Railways and their Successors," 2000, with an addendum.

"Chronological History of the New Haven Railroad, 1760-1951, originally published in text format by the  New Haven Railroad Athletic Association in 1940 and in 1952," compiled and annotated by Mr. Levitt. Includes an introduction to the work by Mr. Levitt.

"Steam Locomotives of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, and Its Component Companies, Built in Company Shops: a Compilation Abstracted and Edited by  Alan M. Levitt based on 'Steam Locomotives of the  New Haven Railroad' by  Charles E. Fisher, published in  The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society  Bulletins,' 1936-1959.

"How American Discovered the Railway," by Alan M. Levitt, presented at the Third International Early Railways Conference,  York, England, 16-19 September 2004.

and an untitled work about when Franklin D. Roosevelt passed through Cedar Hill railroad yard on his way to Newfoundland, Canada, to meet with British Prime Minister  Winston Churchill, in 1941.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Papers, undated, 2002-2004, 2013 

Box
1

"Station names used by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its Predecessor, Constituent, Absorbed and Operated Railways and their Successors", 2002 

Addendum to station name list, undated 

"Chronological History of the New Haven Railroad, 1760-1951," originally published in text format by the  New Haven Railroad Athletic Association in 1940 and in 1952," compiled and annotated by Mr. Levitt, 2002 

"Steam Locomotives of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, and Its Component Companies, Built in Company Shops: a Compilation Abstracted and Edited by  Alan M. Levitt based on 'Steam Locomotives of the  New Haven Railroad' by  Charles E. Fisher, published in  The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society  Bulletins,' 1936-1959, 2003 

"How America Discovered the Railway," by Alan M. Levitt, presented at the  Third International Early Railways Conference in  York, England, 16-19 September 2004, 2004 

[Writing about the visit of Franklin D. Roosevelt through Cedar Hill railroad yard in  New Haven, Connecticut, before the 1941 Atlantic Conference], 2013 

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