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A guide to the Captain Leighton Robinson scrapbook of maritime clippings, 1928
HDC1617 (SAFR 22223)  
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  • Historical or Biographical Note
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  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Captain Leighton Robinson scrapbook of maritime clippings
    Date: 1928
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC1617 (SAFR 22223)
    Creator/Collector: Robinson, Leighton
    Physical Description: 1 item
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Captain Leighton Robinson Scrapbook of Maritime Clippings, 1928 (SAFR 22223, HDC 1617) consists of a 1926 Yearbook used as a scrapbook by Captain Leighton Robinson.
    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], HDC1617 (SAFR 22223), Captain Leighton Robinson scrapbook of maritime clippings, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This item was originally given to the San Francisco Maritime Museum and later accessioned into the Golden Gate National Recreation Area museum collection. Later it was transferred to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Biography: Captain Leighton Robinson, 1871 Oct 7-1956 Jan 19
    Capt. Robinson was born in Cornwall, England in 1871. He went to sea in 1888 and settled in Sausalito, California. He was a shantyman and was recorded with others by Sidney Robertson Cowell at Belvedere, California in 1939. The recordings are available for download at the Library of Congress American Memory Project.
    Sources: "Captain Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton McKenzie performing Anglo-American Music", November 12, 1939. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afccchtml/0055.html.
    Ancestry.com. "California Death Index, 1940-1997." Database. Ancestry Library Edition, January 19, 1956.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Captain Leighton Robinson Scrapbook of Maritime Clippings, 1928 (SAFR 22223, HDC 1617) consists of a 1926 Yearbook used as a scrapbook by Captain Leighton Robinson.
    It contains newspaper clippings related to maritime matters, mostly from 1928. The collection is available for research.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of one item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Newspaper clippings
    Robinson, Leighton (Captain)
    Scrapbooks