Title:Webster Robinson notes on Pacific Coast shipping, circa 1925-1930
Notes on Pacific Coast shipping
Creator/Contributor:Robinson, Webster, 1896-1966, creator
Typed and handwritten notes and transcriptions from various newspapers and government documents on topics relating to Pacific
Coast shipping from the 1840s to the 1870s. The files appear to be related to an unpublished book project. Topics include
the following: far eastern trade, Hawaii shipping, clippers and ships, whaling, northwest trade, the China Line, Panama, Opposition
Lines, San Francisco arrivals and departures, the Tehauntepec route, the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, colonial trade, the
Manila Galleon, lines established after the Act of 1847, shipping to north Oregon, Gold Rush period, and the Panama Railroad
Company and Panama S.S. Line. There are also files of unsorted notes.
Robinson, Webster -- 1896-1966 -- Archives
Pacific Mail Steamship Company.
Panama Railroad Co.
Shipping -- Pacific Coast (North America)
Shipping -- California
Shipping -- Oregon
Whaling -- Pacific Coast (North America)
Pacific Coast (North America) -- Commerce
California -- Commerce
Webster Robinson notes on Pacific Coast shipping, BANC MSS C-R 34, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Related collection: Pacific Mail Steamship Company records (BANC MSS C-G 43).
Related item: Pamphlet boxes of materials on ships and shipping on the Pacific Coast (pf F851 .P2105).
Webster Robinson was a professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.
1 carton (1.25 linear feet)
BANC MSS C-R 34 CARTON 1