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William Muller Collection
Collection # 8  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Muller Collection
    Dates: 1878-2000
    Collection Number: Collection # 8
    Creator/Collector: Muller, William (Wilhelm) Adolph August - 1865-1936
    Extent: 5 record boxes
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    Repository: Los Angeles Maritime Museum
    San Pedro, California 90731
    Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, financial statements, estimates, notes and photographs of the ships produced in the Wilmington and San Pedro (California) vicinity by the shipbuilder William A. Muller.
    Language of Material: English


    By prior arrangement with the Museum Director or Museum Archivist.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright restrictions may apply.

    Preferred Citation

    William Muller Collection. Los Angeles Maritime Museum

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum in

    Biography/Administrative History

    William Muller was a prominent shipbuilder in the Wilmington and San Pedro area. He worked closely with Captain William Banning, his enterprises and his associates, producing ships for the Catalina Island Line and Wilmington Transportation Company as well as carrying out commissions for other parties.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Financial statements for tugboats, yachts, ferries, and lighters, most written in the 1920s.

    Indexing Terms

    Muller, William (Wilhelm) Adolph August - 1865-1936
    Wilmington (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    San Pedro Bay (Calif.)
    San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    photographic prints
    financial statements

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