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A guide to the Jane Proctor letter, 1901
HDC1043 (SAFR 3)  
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  • Processing Note
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Jane Proctor letter
    Date: 1901
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC1043 (SAFR 3)
    Physical Description: 4 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Jane Proctor letter (SAFR 3, HDC 1043) was written by Mrs. Proctor in 1901 when she was a nurse in the Army Hospital on the Presidio of San Francisco at the time of the wreck of the CITY OF RIO DE JANERIO. In the letter (a photocopy), she describes the demise of the passengers and crew. There is also a typed transcript of the letter and her diary entry about the wreck. The final item is an excerpt from Mr. Allan D. Wallis' writings describing his life with Jane Proctor, his wife. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC1043 (SAFR 3), Jane Proctor letter, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00004
    These items were donated by a private individual to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Jane Proctor letter (SAFR 3, HDC 1043) was written by Mrs. Proctor in 1901 when she was a nurse in the Army Hospital on the Presidio of San Francisco at the time of the wreck of the CITY OF RIO DE JANERIO. In the letter (a photocopy), she describes the demise of the passengers and crew. There is also a typed transcript of the letter and her diary entry about the wreck. The final item is an excerpt from Mr. Allan D. Wallis' writings describing his life with Jane Proctor, his wife. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of four items.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Shipwrecks
    Correspondence
    Personal papers