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A guide to the Herbert H. Tiesler papers, 1907-1963
HDC0263 (SAFR 17399)  
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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: Herbert H. Tiesler papers
    Date: 1907-1963
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0263 (SAFR 17399)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 16 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Herbert H. Tiesler papers (SAFR 17399, HDC263) contains three illustrated sea journals in German with original drawings, a "memorandum book" in English, a travel notebook in German, a number of items including letters and official documents, a typescript in English by Tiesler titled "Sailor's Logbook" and three versions of the manuscript "Meine Erlebnisse Vor Dem Mast: one handwritten, one typed and annotated and one possibly final version. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In German and 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], HDC0263 (SAFR 17399), Herbert H. Tiesler papers, 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

    Seaman and artist Herbert Tiesler (1894-1975) was born in the small town of Oels, Silesia, in what was then known as Eastern Prussia. He attended art school but "always had a longing for the sea" and in 1909 hired on for his first voyage as a deck boy on a roundtrip to England. Subsequent voyages took him to Australia and South America and, in 1914, he signed on as a seaman on the German four-mast bark HANS and sailed around Cape Horn to Santa Rosalia, Mexico.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Herbert H. Tiesler papers (SAFR 17399, HDC263) contains three illustrated sea journals in German with original drawings, a "memorandum book" in English, a travel notebook in German, a number of items including letters and official documents, a typescript in English by Tiesler titled "Sailor's Logbook" and three versions of the manuscript "Meine Erlebnisse Vor Dem Mast: one handwritten, one typed and annotated and one possibly final version. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by form of material.