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A guide to the Transportation companies receipts, 1889-1916
HDC1622 (SAFR 22229)  
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  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Transportation companies receipts
    Date: 1889-1916
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC1622 (SAFR 22229)
    Physical Description: 6 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Transportation companies receipts, 1889-1916, (SAFR 22229, HDC 1622), consists of records of expenses relating to transportation services in the Bay Area.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.


    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

    Note on Description: The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide. P lease cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC1622 (SAFR 22229), Transportation companies receipts, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    Documents found in collection.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Historical Note: The late 19th and early 20th centuries in the San Francisco Bay area were rich with economic development and cargo transportation. Many companies were involved in the maintenance of the transportation systems including the manufacturing and delivery of supplies for upkeep on steamers and other vessels in use.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Transportation companies receipts, 1889-1916, (SAFR 22229, HDC 1622), consists of records of expenses relating to transportation services in the Bay Area.
    Document types include receipts of services and materials offered or provided and their associated monetary transactions. Companies include: the California Transportation Company, Marysville Steamboat Company, Sacramento Transportation Company, Riverside Brick Yard, Seattle Coal and Iron Company, Bay and River Dredging Company, and Union Iron Works. Vessels mentioned include: D.E. KNIGHT (steamship), VALLETTA (built 1891; steamship), CAPITAL CITY (built 1910; riverboat), and FORT SUTTER (steamship). The collection has been processed to the collection level and is available for use without restrictions.

    Collection Arrangement

    Documents are arranged in ascending chronological order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cargo handling
    California Transportation Company
    Fort Sutter (steamer)
    Capital City (built 1910; riverboat)
    Union Iron Works Co.
    Valetta (built 1891, steamship)
    San Francisco Bay (Calif.)
    Receipts (Acknowledgments)
    Bills of sale
    Ships--Maintenance and repair
    Administrative records