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A guide to the Herbert Tiesler papers, 1914-1942
HDC0048 (SAFR 17614)  
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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 Tiesler papers
    Date: 1914-1942
    Date (bulk): 1933-1942
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0048 (SAFR 17614)
    Physical Description: 12 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Herbert Tiesler papers (SAFR 17614, HDC 48) is comprised of 12 items spanning the years 1914-1942. The documents include newspaper clippings about ferries returning to San Francisco Bay, a drawing, a manuscript written in German, letters congratulating Tiesler on a job well done in a ferry crash, a certificate of membership, a second mate license, a certificate of service for the Southern Pacific Golden Gate Ferries, a letter in German requesting entry into Germany in 1914 which was denied, and two illustrations. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English. --In German

    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

    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], HDC0048 (SAFR 17614), Herbert 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

    The Herbert Tiesler papers (SAFR 17614, HDC 48) is comprised of 12 items spanning the years 1914-1942. The documents include newspaper clippings about ferries returning to San Francisco Bay, a drawing, a manuscript written in German, letters congratulating Tiesler on a job well done in a ferry crash, a certificate of membership, a second mate license, a certificate of service for the Southern Pacific Golden Gate Ferries, a letter in German requesting entry into Germany in 1914 which was denied, and two illustrations. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.

    Collection Arrangement

    12 items in collection arranged in chronological order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ferries
    Correspondence
    Clippings (Newspapers, books, etc.)
    San Francisco Bay (Calif.)