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A guide to the J. Porter Shaw photograph collection, 1896-1897
P79-058a (SAFR 24838)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: J. Porter Shaw photograph collection
    Date: 1896-1897
    Identifier/Call Number: P79-058a (SAFR 24838)
    Creator: Pearce, [I.?]

    Shaw, J. Porter
    Physical Description: 4 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The J. Porter Shaw photograph collection, circa 1890-1900, (SAFR 24838, P79-058a) is comprised of a photograph album documenting a voyage aboard ULSTERMORE (built 1894; freighter) between Liverpool, England, and Baltimore, Maryland, 1896-1897, as well as miscellaneous loose photographic prints. 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

    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], P79-058a (SAFR 24838), J. Porter Shaw photograph collection, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    GOGA-00789
    Gift from the J. Porter Shaw estate, 1959.
    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 J. Porter Shaw photograph collection, circa 1890-1900, (SAFR 24838, P79-058a) is comprised of a photograph album documenting a voyage aboard ULSTERMORE (built 1894; freighter) between Liverpool, England, and Baltimore, Maryland, 1896-1897, as well as miscellaneous loose photographic prints. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
    Contains 1 photograph album with 54 black-and-white photographic prints photographed and complied by the first officer of ULSTERMORE (built 1894; freighter) during a voyage between Liverpool, England, and Baltimore, Maryland, 1896-1897. Includes photographs of ULSTERMORE and her crew members as well as photographs of other vessels and landscapes spotted during the trip. The collection also includes photographs of a river vessel in England; an unidentified group of children; and a man and a woman walking on a rocky river bed.

    Collection Arrangement

    Arranged into two File Units: File Unit 1. Classified collection items; File Unit 2. Photo collection items.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Voyages and travels
    Photograph albums
    Black-and-white prints (photographs)