A guide to the James Rolph III photograph collection, 1901-1930

Processed by: L. Bianchi, August 2016.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
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2016

A Guide to the James Rolph III photograph collection

P78-007

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, National Park Service
2016, National Park Service

Title: James Rolph III photograph collection
Date: 1901-1930
Identifier/Call Number: P78-007 (SAFR 24832)
Creator: Charleston Studios
Physical Description: 2 items.
Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
Building E, Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123
Abstract: The James Rolph III photograph collection, 1901-1930, (SAFR 24832, P78-007) is comprised of a photograph of a painting of KOHALA (built 1901; barkentine, 4m). 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

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Processing Note

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Preferred Citation

[Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P78-007 (SAFR 24832), James Rolph III photograph collection, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Acquisition Information

SAFR-00001
GOGA-00789
Gift from James Rolph III.
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 James Rolph III photograph collection, 1901-1930, (SAFR 24832, P78-007) is comprised of a photograph of a painting of KOHALA (built 1901; barkentine, 4m). The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Contains 1 black-and-white photographic print mounted on board and 1 copy negative made from the print of a painting of the Hind, Rolph & Company lumber vessel KOHLALA (built 1901; barkentine, 4m) underway at sea.

Collection Arrangement

No arrangement due to the small size of the collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Barkentines
Marine painting
Kohala (built 1901; barkentine, 4m)
Black-and-white prints (photographs)

Collection Contents

Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. J07.35436.  Kohala (built 1901; barkentine, 4m) painting showing the vessel under sail at sea, port broadside view, 1901-1930

Creator/Collector: Charleston
Extent: 1 photograph (2 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, mounted; 1 black-and-white copy negative, 4 x 5 in., x (6-1/4 x 8 in. on 10 x 12 in. mount): n (4 x 5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of a painting. She is flying a Hind, Rolph & Co. flag from her mainmast. The photograph is signed on verso by Captain F.K. Dedrick, master of KOHALA.