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Finding Aid to the San Francisco Maritime Museum Photographs Of Yacht Racing, circa 1940-1959
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  • Summary

    Title: San Francisco Maritime Museum photographs of yacht racing,
    Date: circa 1940-1959
    Collection No: P05-039
    Creator: San Francisco Maritime Museum

    Extent: 10 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (Calif.)
    Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, California 94123
    Abstract: The collection consists of 10 black-and-white photographic prints of yacht racing and a US Navy destroyer.
    Physical Location: Historic Documents Department
    Language: In English.

    Indexing Terms

    The following are indexing terms related to the description of this collection.
    Yacht racing--California--San Francisco

    Yacht racing--Pictorial works

    Photographic prints

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    This collection is open for research.

    Access Information

    Condition Restrictions

    There are no restrictions based on the condition of this material. However, you should be aware that access to collection material is always at the discretion of NPS curatorial staff if the condition warrants restricting the access and handling of the collection items at any time.

    Conditions of Use

    The San Francisco Maritime NHP possesses physical property rights through ownership of the materials. However, copyright may reside with the individual or corporate body responsible for the creation of the materials, or with their heirs. It is the user's responsibility to respect the provisions of the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission to reproduce or publish from this collection must be secured by the user from the copyright holders.
    Preferred Citation
    [Item title or description including date]. San Francisco Maritime Museum photographs of yacht racing, P05-039. [Location within collection organization identified by container number, series number, file unit number, or item number]. Historic Documents Department, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Processing/Project Information

    Processing and Cataloging
    Processed by Charles Miller and completed 5/11/2005.
    ANCS+ Catalog No. SAFR 20731.

    The collection is cataloged in the National Park Service (NPS) Automated National Catalog System (ANCS+). A portion of the ANCS+ catalog record can be viewed on the NPS Museum Collections on the Web Catalog by searching on the catalog number 20731 at http://www.museum.nps.gov/safr/page.htm. Do not include the acronym "SAFR" in the search.

    Administrative Information


    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Custodial History

    The original donation was collected by the San Francisco Maritime Museum. The materials were accessioned into the National Park Service when the museum was made a unit of Golden Gate National Recreation Area and then were transferred to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park after the establishment of the new park in 1989.


    Accession number SAFR-00001.

    Administrative Information

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of 10 black-and-white photographic prints of yacht racing and a US Navy destroyer.
    The photographs are primarily of sloops and yawls participating in yacht racing, possibly on San Francisco Bay. There is also a print of the U.S. Navy destroyer IDAHO (BB-42).


    No arrangement.