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Guide to the H. Alan Sims research collection on Sacramento martitime history
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room
    Title: H. Alan Sims research collection on Sacramento Maritime History
    Identifier/Call Number: MC 22
    Physical Description: .5 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1956-2007
    Abstract: 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).

    Conditions Governing Access

    None.

    Biographical Note

    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."

    Scope and Contents

    This collection is comprised of slides and clippings used in H. Alan Sims' presentation "Sacramento Port of Gold." It includes 317 35mm color slides and clippings on the Port of Sacramento, Old Sacramento, and historic vessels that docked in Sacramento (1848-2007). Research files and slides are arranged and titled with the creator's original order.