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A guide to the San Francisco Maritime Museum copy negatives, 1881-1924
P78-034 (SAFR 24835)  
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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: San Francisco Maritime Museum copy negatives
    Date: 1881-1924
    Identifier/Call Number: P78-034 (SAFR 24835)
    Creator: San Francisco Maritime Museum
    Physical Description: 12 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The San Francisco Maritime Museum copy negatives, 1881-1924, (SAFR 24835, P78-034) are comprised of photographs mainly of Pacific Coast built schooners. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
    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], P78-034 (SAFR 24835), San Francisco Maritime Museum copy negatives, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    GOGA-00789
    The copy negatives were created by San Francisco Maritime Museum staff from photographs in the Museum's collection. Charles Richards found the copy negatives in a drawer in the recreation room of the St. Francis Square apartment complex in San Francisco, California, and returned them to the Museum.
    SAFR-00001 is a blanket accession that was transferred from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in September 1988. GGNRA had previously acquired the collection from the San Francisco Maritime Museum when it became a unit of the National Park Service in 1977.
    GOGA-00789 was transferred from the J. Porter Shaw Library to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in February 1985.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This collection does not include a historical or biographical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The San Francisco Maritime Museum copy negatives, 1881-1924, (SAFR 24835, P78-034) are comprised of photographs mainly of Pacific Coast built schooners. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
    Contains 12 black-and-white copy negatives, 5 x 7 in., primarily of schooners built at California and Washington shipyards, 1881-1924.
    Includes photographs of the California built vessels BERTIE MINOR (built 1884; schooner, 3m), GENERAL BANNING (built 1883; schooner, 2m: yacht), GALILEE (built 1891; brigantine), and SAMAR (built 1901; schooner, 4m) as well as a photograph of the Dickie brothers shipbuilders in their San Francisco office. Also includes photographs of the Washington built vessels ANNIE LARSEN (built 1881; schooner, 3m), INCA (built 1896; schooner, 5m), and ZAMPA (built 1887; schooner, 3m).
    The vessels are photographed in various locations, including San Francisco, California; Aberdeen, Washington; Papeete, Tahiti; and Adelaide, South Australia.

    Collection Arrangement

    No arrangement due to the small size of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Schooners
    Sailing ships
    Black-and-white negatives