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Guide to the H. Alan Sims research collection on Sacramento martitime history
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Description
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).
Background
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."
Extent
.5 Linear Feet
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