Baird, Matthew, 1817-1877
- Existence: 1817 - 1877
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Reading Company records
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Reading Company records
Chartered in 1871, Reading Company was the holding company for the system of railroads, canals and coal mines assembled by the predecessor Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company between 1833 and 1896. The collection consists of the corporate records of the Reading Company (1871-1976), the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company (1833-1896), the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company (1896-1923), and 159 predecessors and subsidiaries.