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A guide to the Richard D. Davis seaman's papers, 1944-1954
HDC0393 (SAFR 17846)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Richard D. Davis seaman's papers
    Date: 1944-1954
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0393 (SAFR 17846)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 64 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Richard D. Davis seaman's papers (SAFR 17846, HDC 393) is a collection of sixty-one certificates of discharge; one letter of commendation from President Harry Truman; one Certificate of Substantially Continuous Service in the U.S. Merchant Marine; and one withdraw card from the National Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    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], HDC0393 (SAFR 17846), Richard D. Davis seaman's papers, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    In 1988, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park acquired this collection from Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    A biography or history has not been prepared for this collection.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Richard D. Davis seaman's papers (SAFR 17846, HDC 393) is a collection of sixty-one certificates of discharge; one letter of commendation from President Harry Truman; one Certificate of Substantially Continuous Service in the U.S. Merchant Marine; and one withdraw card from the National Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into five folders.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
    National Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (U.S.)
    Certificates