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A guide to the Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals, 1896-1915
HDC0164 (SAFR 16448)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals
    Date: 1896-1915
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0164 (SAFR 16448)
    Physical Description: 6 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals (SAFR 16448, HDC 164) are photocopies of six volumes for the ferry AMADOR as she traversed the route between Vallejo Junction, South Vallejo and North Vallejo.The journals were kept by Captain Charles R. Heath and record such events as the Democratic Convention of 1900, men overboard and the burning down of the Hotel Rodeo. He alos noted whether the trains were on time, reasons for delays, injuries on shipboard and unusual incidents. There are also copies of company memos to captains. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

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    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0164 (SAFR 16448), Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to 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

    Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals (SAFR 16448, HDC 164) are photocopies of six volumes for the ferry AMADOR as she traversed the route between Vallejo Junction, South Vallejo and North Vallejo.The journals were kept by Captain Charles R. Heath and record such events as the Democratic Convention of 1900, men overboard and the burning down of the Hotel Rodeo. He alos noted whether the trains were on time, reasons for delays, injuries on shipboard and unusual incidents. There are also copies of company memos to captains. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    Collection is arranged into one document box.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Heath, Captain Charles R.
    Southern Pacific Company
    Logbooks