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A guide to the Logbooks, 1799-1883
HDC0060 (SAFR 14270)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Logbooks
    Date: 1799-1883
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0060 (SAFR 14270)
    Author: Christianson, Walter Andrew
    Physical Description: 9 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: This collection, Logbooks, 1799-1883, contains six logbooks, a remembrance card and two leaves from The Art Journal. Named vessels in the logbooks include MODOC, ROCKHAMPTON, ST. PAUL, GEORGE OF PROVIDENCE, JAMES BROWN and RESOURCE. The author of the logs, where identified, is Walter Andrew Christianson. The remembrance card is for H.O. Christianson who died October 22, 1893. This collection is processed to the collection level and is available for 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

    Note on Description: 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. P lease cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0060 (SAFR 14270), Logbooks, 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

    This collection, Logbooks, 1799-1883, contains six logbooks, a remembrance card and two leaves from The Art Journal. Named vessels in the logbooks include MODOC, ROCKHAMPTON, ST. PAUL, GEORGE OF PROVIDENCE, JAMES BROWN and RESOURCE. The author of the logs, where identified, is Walter Andrew Christianson. The remembrance card is for H.O. Christianson who died October 22, 1893. This collection is processed to the collection level and is available for use without restriction.
    Primary vessels named and dates of each log are as follows in chronological order: RESOURCE, 1799-1800; GEORGE OF PROVIDENCE, 1824-1829; ST. PAUL, 1854-1966; ROCKHAMPTON, 1867-1878; seven leaves labeled balance sheets for F.L.SOUTHBACHS, 1879; and MODOC, 1881-1883. Most of the logbooks have entries for voyages on other vessels. The logbooks for GEORGE OF PROVIDENCE, ST. PAUL, ROCKHAMPTON AND F.L. SOUTHBACHS were recorded by Walter Andrew Christianson, whose remarks and index sections in the logs add interest to content.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of nine items arranged chronologically.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Logbooks