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The Personal Papers Of American Sailors, 1890s–1940s, Annie E. Tummino May 2022

The Personal Papers Of American Sailors, 1890s–1940s, Annie E. Tummino

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Personal papers in the archives at Maritime College, State University of New York, document the lives of alumni from the school’s founding in 1874 through the early decades of the 20th century. Journals, diaries, memoirs, and reminiscences located in these collections provide evidence of what it was like to work on a ship, far from home, travelling to foreign lands. In this article, I explore first-hand accounts of maritime life by Van Horne Morris, my maternal grandfather and a 1938 graduate of the Massachusetts Nautical School (now known as Massachusetts Maritime Academy), and several alumni of the New York Nautical …


Lacuny Archives And Special Collections Roundtable, April 2015, Lacuny Apr 2015

Lacuny Archives And Special Collections Roundtable, April 2015, Lacuny

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