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A guide to the Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel), 1928
HDC0159 (SAFR 16503)  
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  • Processing Note
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  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel)
    Date: 1928
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0159 (SAFR 16503)
    Physical Description: 11 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel) (SAFR 16503, HDC 159) document travel to South America in 1928. Stanley, formerly a physician at San Quentin prison, took this voyage following his wife's death. The two volumes are well-written narratives that describe the ports of call such as Callao, Peru; Caracas, Venezuela; Mazatlan, Mexico; Port au Spain, Trinidad; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Valparaiso, Chile. There are many snapshots which help to document a North American's view of South America. Also noted are passenger activities and incidents relating to the crew. Newsclippings and programs are also included. 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], HDC0159 (SAFR 16503), Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel), 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

    The Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel) (SAFR 16503, HDC 159) document travel to South America in 1928. Stanley, formerly a physician at San Quentin prison, took this voyage following his wife's death. The two volumes are well-written narratives that describe the ports of call such as Callao, Peru; Caracas, Venezuela; Mazatlan, Mexico; Port au Spain, Trinidad; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Valparaiso, Chile. There are many snapshots which help to document a North American's view of South America. Also noted are passenger activities and incidents relating to the crew. Newsclippings and programs are also included. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into two folders.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Burial at sea
    Crossing the line
    City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel)
    Los Angeles Steamship Company
    Yale (built 1906; passenger vessel)
    Panama Canal (Panama)
    Logbooks
    Sea journal