Scope and Contents
The collection consists of manuscripts of speeches, statements, testimony and presentations regarding the railroad business.
The collection includes over 130 speeches, statements, testimonies, etc.
The first series of speeches were given from 1952-1963 and they are identified in the paper finding aid by date, place, and audience.
The second series consists of statements, testimony, etc. from 1952-1954.
The third series contains material from a presentation by the American Association of Railroads (AAR) to the U.S. President's Cabinet Committee on Transport Policy and Organization, 1954.
- Mackie, David Ives, 1903-1966 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
David Mackie (1903-1966) was born in New York City and educated at Williams College and Harvard Law School.
He practiced law privately in New York from 1929-1945. He then became general solicitor of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western railroad, and later served as vice president and general counsel (1950-1953) of the same railroad.
From 1953-1965 he served as chairman of the Eastern Railroads President's Conference. As chairman he spoke on behalf of the thirty-seven railroads represented in the conference.
1.5 linear feet (1 container ) : 1 record storage box
Language of Materials
David Mackie (1903-1966) was a lawyer who became general counsel and vice president of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western railroad, and he also served as chairman of the Eastern Railroads President's Conference. The collection consists of manuscripts of speeches, statements, testimony and presentations regarding the railroad business, 1952-1963.
Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
Collection processed by staff, 1966.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Association of American Railroads
- Lawyers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lawyers -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mackie, David Ives, 1903-1966
- Railroads Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Railroads -- United States -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the David I. Mackie Addresses and Statements
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).