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A guide to the Eureka (built 1890; paddle ferry) wheelhouse photographs, 1950-1957
P15-014 (SAFR 24641)  
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  • Processing Note
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  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Eureka (built 1890; paddle ferry) wheelhouse photographs
    Date: 1950-1957
    Identifier/Call Number: P15-014 (SAFR 24641)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 2 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Eureka (built 1890; paddle ferry) wheelhouse photographs, 1950-1957, (SAFR 24641, P15-014) are comprised of photographs taken aboard the ferry EUREKA in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The collection has been processed to the Collection 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], P15-014 (SAFR 24641), Eureka (built 1890; paddle ferry) wheelhouse photographs, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-02471
    Found in the Park's library collection and transferred to the archives.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    The paddle ferry UKIAH was launched in 1890 to carry freight trains and passengers across San Francisco Bay, California. After being refitted to carry automobiles in 1923, she was rechristened EUREKA. She went out of service in 1957, and in 1958 she was acquired by the San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Eureka (built 1890; paddle ferry) wheelhouse photographs, 1950-1957, (SAFR 24641, P15-014) are comprised of photographs taken aboard the ferry EUREKA in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Contains two black-and-white photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., of the wheelhouse aboard EUREKA (built 1890; paddle ferry) as seen from the passenger deck while in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, 1950-1957. The nameboard is visible on the wheelhouse. A lifering is mounted on a wall below the wheelhouse. Female passengers are seated in the foreground.
    The images are printed on perforated Kodak Velo paper. The photographs are still attached to one another (the perforation is not torn). Handwritten on the verso of one of the prints are vessel statistics, including dimensions before and after her refit in 1923.

    Collection Arrangement

    No arrangement due to the small size of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Paddle steamers
    Eureka (built 1890; ferry)
    San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
    Black-and-white prints (photographs)