A guide to the James Rolph III photograph collection, 1912

Processed by: L. Bianchi, August 2016.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
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2016

A Guide to the James Rolph III photograph collection

P78-418a

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, National Park Service
2016, National Park Service

Title: James Rolph III photograph collection
Date: 1912
Identifier/Call Number: P78-418a (SAFR 24837)
Creator: Rolph, James, III
Physical Description: 3 items.
Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
Building E, Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123
Abstract: The James Rolph III photograph collection, 1912, (SAFR 24837, P78-418a) is comprised of a photograph of ANNIE M. REID(built 1892; bark, 4m) during her renaming ceremony on San Francisco Bay, California. 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

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Processing Note

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Preferred Citation

[Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P78-418a (SAFR 24837), James Rolph III photograph collection, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Acquisition Information

SAFR-00001
GOGA-00789
Gift from James Rolph III.
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 James Rolph III photograph collection, 1912, (SAFR 24837, P78-418a) is comprised of a photograph of ANNIE M. REID(built 1892; bark, 4m) during her renaming ceremony on San Francisco Bay, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Contains one 26.25 x 25.25 in. board with 4 black-and-white photographic prints mounted on it showing various scenes from the ceremony to rename HOWARD D. TROOP to ANNIE M. REID (built 1892; bark, 4m) on San Francisco Bay, California, 1912. Includes a view of the vessel anchored in the Bay and deck views of James Rolph Jr., Annie M. Reid Rolph, George Hind, Captain Durkee, and other guests on board.
2 black-and-white copy negatives were made of two of the four images.

Collection Arrangement

No arrangement due to the small size of the collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Barks (Sailing ships)
San Francisco Bay (Calif.)
Black-and-white prints (photographs)
Black-and-white negatives

Collection Contents

Rare vault flat files.

Item No. B09.35496.  Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) renaming ceremony, San Francisco Bay, California, 1912

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white silver-gelatin photographic prints mounted on board, 26-1/4 x 25-1/4 in., xx (26-1/4 x 25-1/4 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Renaming of HOWARD D. TROOP to ANNIE M. REID, owned by Hind, Rolph & Company. Medley of four views. The upper left image shows the vessel at anchor, view off the starboard bow. The lower left image shows a group of people handling flags on board the vessel. The upper right image shows flags while raising. The lower right image view shows a Annie M. Reid Rolph breaking a bottle on top of a bitt on board the vessel with Captain Durkee looking on.
Identified in the lower left image in the background, left to right are Shouck, Edward Rainey (secretary to Rolph), San Francisco Chief of Police Thomas P. Walsh, Captain W.T. Lewis, George Hind, James Rolph Jr., daughter Annette Rolph, Mrs. Durkee, and Captain Durkee. In the foreground, left to right are two unknown ship's boys, daughter Georgina Rolph, son James Rolph III, and wife Annie M. Reid Rolph.
See B09.35496.1 n for a copy negative made of the lower right image and B09.35496.2 n for a copy negative made of the lower left image.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. B09.35496.01.  Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) renaming ceremony, San Francisco Bay, California, 1912

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white negative, safety film, 5 x 7 in., n (5 x 7 in.)

Scope and Content Note

View includes Captain Durkee and Annie M. Reid Rolph, wife of James Rolph, Jr., as she breaks a bottle on top of a bitt on board the vessel.
This is a copy negative made from the oversize print (see B09.35496 xx).
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. B09.35496.02.  Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) renaming ceremony, San Francisco Bay, California, 1912

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white negative, safety film, 5 x 6.5 in., n (5 x 6.5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Fourteen men, women, and children are in view on the poop deck while raising flags. Rear, left to right: Shouck, Edward Rainey (secretary to Rolph), San Francisco Chief of Police Thomas P. Walsh, Captain W.T. Lewis, George Hind, James Rolph Jr., daughter Annette Rolph, Mrs. Durkee, and Captain Durkee. Foreground, left to right: unknown ship's boys, daughter Georgina Rolph, son James Rolph III, and wife Annie M. Reid Rolph.
This is a copy negative made from the oversize print (see B09.35496 xx).