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Alvin James Allen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1955

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Alvin Allen's career in the Merchant Marines and consists of 2 series: World War II records and Master's papers.

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 Evelyn E. Robbins fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1866-[19-], predominant 1870-1876

Fonds consists of a marriage certificate, master's certificate, discharge papers, correspondence, a copy of a letter to the editor of the Quebec paper Morning Chronicle.

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...

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 Sheldon Lewis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1845-1895

Fonds consists of deeds, correspondence, insurance records, receipts, accounts, and masters' certificate.

G.W. Wolff (ship) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1898

one log book of ship G.W. Wolff voyage from Iquique to Europe while Butler was Master. Includes records of course, daily remarks, and the personal writings and musings of Captain Butler. Writings include standard log reporting, but also the Captai...

Wyman family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1940

Fonds consists of: Sous-fonds - Wilfred and Florence Wyman records, Sous-fonds - Wilfred A. Wyman records, Sous-fonds - Maynard Wyman records, Sous-fonds - Iona Wyman records