The Life & Legend of E.H. Harriman

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Index
Abbott, Lawrence, 5, 14
Ackerman, William K., 55, 56, 57, 58
Adams express company, 357
Alaskan expedition: and Harriman's legacy, xiv, 447; and Mary Harriman, 8, 10, 188, 189, 199; and Oregon Railway & Navigation Company, 156, 157, 158; and Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf Railroad, 168; and Alton Railroad, 177; Harriman's motives for, 181–83; planning for, 183–84; scientists involved in, 183–85; and train journey to Seattle, 185–87, 473 (n. 11); and Harriman's management style, 186, 190; itinerary of, 188–98; homeward trip of, 198–200; effects of, on Harriman, 212, 213; reunions of, 395
Alexander, James W., 330, 331, 332, 333–34, 335, 336–37
Alger, Horatio, 31
Alton Railroad: and G. Kennan, 13–18; and Interstate Commerce Commission, 14, 15, 176, 393, 394, 404; and Harriman, 91, 171–80, 181, 208, 211, 212, 239, 472–73 (n. 62); and community of interest, 173, 208, 217; and Felton, 173–74, 175, 176, 178, 211, 276; and Union Pacific Railroad, 211; and holding company, 241; traffic needs of, 249; and Hawley, 323; and Cullom, 399
Amalgamated Copper, 309–10
American China Development Company, 284
American express company, 357
American Group, 433
American Steel & Wire Company, 169
Ames, Oakes, 144
Ames, Oliver, 115, 144
Arden: and Mary Harriman, 6; and state park, 8, 431–32, 445; and G. Kennan, 11– 12, 23; and Harriman's grave, 12, 443, 444; Harriman's purchase of, 68, 69–70; and Harriman's personal nature, 69, 98–101, 269; as break for Harriman, 69, 214, 302– 3; and Erie Railroad, 93, 410; enlargement of, 95–97, 144; Episcopal Church of, 97–98; and Christmas, 99–100; and McKeen car, 263; and Ten Eyck, 298; building of new house, 303, 424–25, 438, 440; and communications, 372–73; and Stillman, 425; and Harriman's illness, 435, 438–39
Arizona Eastern Railroad, 319
Armour, J. Ogden, 426
Armour, Philip D., 166
Armstrong Committee, 335–36, 342, 346, 366, 367, 368, 388
Astor, William Waldorf, 58, 70
Astor estate, 346
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad: and western theater of operations, 206; and competition, 207; and Central Pacific Railroad, 210; and G. Gould, 217; and stock market, 228; and Harriman, 242, 251–52, 318, 324, 350, 388; and Mexico, 264; statistics on, 279; and Union Pacific Railroad, 318, 319, 404, 408–9; and Southern Pacific Railroad, 320; and P. Morton, 339
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, 206
Auchincloss, John W., 62, 346
August Belmont & Co., 58
Averell, Elizabeth, 192, 195
Averell, James, 44
Averell, Mary Williamson. See Harriman, Mary W.
Averell, William, 51, 52, 95, 184, 189, 293
Averell, William J., 44, 45, 49, 50, 293
Ayer, B. F., 73, 74–75

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • The Life & Legend of E. H. Harriman *
  • Prologue - Mr. Kennan Writes a Biography 1
  • Part I - 1848–1898 *
  • 1 - Sources of Pride and Strength 27
  • 2 - Sources of Advancement 36
  • 3 - Sources of Growth 48
  • 4 - Sources of Education 61
  • 5 - Sources of Revelation 71
  • 6 - Sources of Opportunity 88
  • Part II - 1898–1900 *
  • 7 - Going West 105
  • 8 - Going for Broke 118
  • 9 - Going Modern 130
  • 10 - Going Back Together 148
  • 11 - Going Elsewhere 162
  • 12 - Going North 181
  • Part III - 1900–1904 *
  • 13 - Seeking Order 203
  • 14 - Seeking an Advantage 214
  • 15 - Seeking Trump 225
  • 16 - Seeking Hegemony 240
  • 17 - Seeking the Perfect Machine 254
  • 18 - Seeking the Perfect Organization 272
  • 19 - Seeking the World 283
  • 20 - Seeking Relief 292
  • Part IV - 1904–1909 *
  • 21 - Fighting the Tide 307
  • 22 - Fighting Formidable Foes 317
  • 23 - Fighting Others' Fights 329
  • 24 - Fighting a Former Friend 344
  • 25 - Fighting a Formidable Friend 356
  • 26 - Fighting Nature 372
  • 27 - Fighting for Survival 386
  • 28 - Fighting Back 403
  • 29 - Fighting the Inevitable 420
  • Epilogue - The Good That Men Do 443
  • Notes 449
  • Index 505
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