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Captain Charles Hunter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1918

Fonds consists of discharge papers, master's papers, letters of introduction, letters of reference, offers of postings and travel documents all relating to Captain Hunter's career as a master mariner. A portrait of the barque Walter H. Wilson is o...

Captain Nehemiah Larkin fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1878-1888

Fonds consists of discharge papers, masters papers and letters of reference relating to Larkin's sailing career.

Captain John E. Murphy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1866-1880

Fonds consists of three notebooks kept by Captain John E. Murphy. These include a log book and diary; a notebook of clippings and poetry regarding the Minister of Marine case; and a book of poetry written at sea. In addition, there are 9 photos of...

Jack Baker fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-1986, predominant 1927-1950

records pertaining to Jack's career as a rum runner. These consist of textual records, the wills and estate papers of both Jack and Joan Baker, and photographs of the area, residents, vessels, and his electric car. Photographs are housed in docume...