William Muller Collection

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Los Angeles Maritime Museum
Berth 84 Foot of Sixth Street
San Pedro, California 90731
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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
Online items available
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


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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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