H. Alan Sims, an archivist with California State Parks Gold Rush Historic Sites Divisions, created a presentation called "Sacramento
Port of Gold"; this collection contains 317 35mm color slides and clippings on the Port of Sacramento, Old Sacramento, and
historic vessels that docked in Sacramento (1848-2007).
H. Alan Sims moved to Sacramento in 1956 and began work as a docent in the California State Railroad Museum in 1992, setting
up a training class for Old Sacramento tour guides with a component on maritime history. Sims later worked as an archivist
with California State Parks Gold Rush Historic Sites Divisions. Over the years, he presented numerous slide presentations
on the subjectt of "Sacramento Port of Gold."