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Primary Sources in Transportation: Other Forms of Transportation

About this Guide

This guide represents a selection of resources available through Northwestern University's Transportation Library. It is not intended to be all-inclusive, but a starting point in helping to guide your research. Please contact a librarian for additional assistance or inquiries about collections, items, or subjects.

 

Bicycles

Collection Highlight: The Wheel World
Bicycle Catalogs

The Transportation Library continues to build on its collection of late-19th and early-20th century bicycle catalogs, particularly from Chicago manufacturers. Search for bicycle AND catalogin the Transportation Library's catalog, then limit to desired dates.

Other Digital Collections

Bicycles on Paper - Online Exhibit

Bicycles on Paper

As it is today, the bicycle at the turn of the 20th century was a form of transportation, recreation, amusement, and a creator of community. This exhibition looks at bicycles in all of these forms through printed matter in the collection of Northwestern University’s Transportation Library.