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A guide to the Fred W. Hughes memoirs, 1924-1954
HDC0372 (SAFR 17561)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Fred W. Hughes memoirs
    Date: 1924-1954
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0372 (SAFR 17561)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: .3 linear ft.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Fred W. Hughes memoirs (SAFR 17561, HDC 0372) collection consists of memoirs and scrapbook materials that document the career events of Hughes. The memoirs are not in a final order or compiled. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    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

    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.
    Please 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], HDC0372 (SAFR 17561), Fred W. Hughes memoirs, 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

    Mr. Hughes was the manager of the Koke Club in Japan, and he worked for both Matson and N.Y.K. lines.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Fred W. Hughes memoirs (SAFR 17561, HDC 0372) collection consists of memoirs and scrapbook materials that document the career events of Hughes. The memoirs are not in a final order or compiled. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Folder 1 contains a (mostly) typewritten memoir/autobiography titled "Fifty years in the Merchants Service." It is a draft and contains correction and notes. This folder also contains an "analysis of subsistence cost" (of food).
    Folder 2 contains newspaper clippings; correspondence; a listing of ship lines and ships Mr. Hughes sailed on; notebooks; steward supply report book (food list); and passenger lists for the S.S. Maui.
    Folder 3 contains photographs of exhibition baseball in Japan in 1925 sponsored by Steamship Lines; a postcard; and photographs of a (ship?) ballroom.

    Collection Arrangement

    The items are arranged in three folders.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    merchant mariners
    Seafaring life
    Clippings (Newspapers, books, etc.)
    Scrapbooks
    autobiographies
    newspaper clippings
    Correspondence
    Nautical charts
    Photographic prints