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A guide to the J. Ferrell Colton collection of clippings and ephemera, undated
HDC0319 (SAFR 17226)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: J. Ferrell Colton collection of clippings and ephemera
    Date: undated
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0319 (SAFR 17226)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 1.6 linear ft.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: J. Ferrell Colton collection of clippings and ephemera (SAFR 17226, HDC 319) contains miscellaneous unfiled and filed clippings (filed alphabetically by ship name) and reproductions. Including: cards; magazine articles; a recollection of a voyage on the CARL RUDGERT VINNEN, by Rudolf Dorrer; many ship photograph clippings (some with information about the ships); a ship menu; annual report by the Board of Harbor Commissioners of Hawaii (1932/33); a copy of the May 1938 edition of The Marine Magazine; clippings of chanties (sailor songs); travel promotions; a four-page history of the BALCLUTHA 1949); an article about the restoration of the BALCLUTHA; an article about the C.A THAYER'S last voyage (to the Maritime Museum); a rigging plan; a small collection of "American Naval Scenes" (color drawings of famous American naval engagements. e.g.: the clash between The SERAPIS and The BON HOMME RICHARD); a San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle's article about the last voyage of the BALCLUTHA; a "Nautical Research Journal" (March-April, 1995) with an article about the BALCLUTHA; ships specifications for the MAIPO (built 1893); an abridged log of the FOZ DO DOURO (built 1892); information and correspondence regarding the FLAGSTAFF VICTORY (built 1944); FLYING CLOUD picture and article; articles, pictures and other information on the KAIULANI; a folder with articles and pictures of the JOSEPH CONRAD (schooner); sketch of the OSTARA's voyage route around Cape Horn (daily progress from March 8 - May 12, 1907.) 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

    Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

    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], HDC0319 (SAFR 17226), J. Ferrell Colton collection of clippings and ephemera, 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

    J. Ferrell Colton collection of clippings and ephemera (SAFR 17226, HDC 319) contains miscellaneous unfiled and filed clippings (filed alphabetically by ship name) and reproductions. Including: cards; magazine articles; a recollection of a voyage on the CARL RUDGERT VINNEN, by Rudolf Dorrer; many ship photograph clippings (some with information about the ships); a ship menu; annual report by the Board of Harbor Commissioners of Hawaii (1932/33); a copy of the May 1938 edition of The Marine Magazine; clippings of chanties (sailor songs); travel promotions; a four-page history of the BALCLUTHA 1949); an article about the restoration of the BALCLUTHA; an article about the C.A THAYER'S last voyage (to the Maritime Museum); a rigging plan; a small collection of "American Naval Scenes" (color drawings of famous American naval engagements. e.g.: the clash between The SERAPIS and The BON HOMME RICHARD); a San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle's article about the last voyage of the BALCLUTHA; a "Nautical Research Journal" (March-April, 1995) with an article about the BALCLUTHA; ships specifications for the MAIPO (built 1893); an abridged log of the FOZ DO DOURO (built 1892); information and correspondence regarding the FLAGSTAFF VICTORY (built 1944); FLYING CLOUD picture and article; articles, pictures and other information on the KAIULANI; a folder with articles and pictures of the JOSEPH CONRAD (schooner); sketch of the OSTARA's voyage route around Cape Horn (daily progress from March 8 - May 12, 1907.) The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    Box 1 contains miscellaneous unfiled clippings. Box 2 contains folders which are alphabetized by ship name.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Photography of ships
    Clippings (Newspapers, books, etc.)
    Colton, J. Ferrell
    Clippings
    newspaper clippings
    Photographic postcards
    Articles