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A guide to the Captain Henri Martinus Van Nieuwenhuysen records, 1937-1961
HDC0597 (SAFR 4)  
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Description
The Captain Henri Martinus Van Nieuwenhuysen records (SAFR 4 HDC 597) is comprised personal papers mainly letters of reference and schoolwork, and documentation of his career. Ships papers include Master's accounts, payroll accounts, ship's articles, slopchest records, repair records, correspondence, radio messages, allotment requests, customs documents, manifests, crew lists, and ships logs from his time commanding and performing trial runs on shipping vessels. The collection is predominantly in English with some Dutch and Spanish. The collection is available for use.
Background
Henri Martinus Van Nieuwenhuysen was born on August 8, 1894 in Waterfall, South Africa. A subject of Holland, Nieuwenhuysen became a naturalized American citizen on September 7, 1928. Prior to his naturalization, Nieuwenhuysen married on September 6, 1919 and he and his wife Ethel Nora Van Nieuwenhuysen had four children though the names of only three are known; Barbara Anna on April 15th, 1923, Hanora Margurate on September 7th, 1924, and Henrietta Albertina on June 3rd, 1926.
Extent
8.6 linear ft.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.