Category Archives: Photo-rich Collections

Schuylkill Navy

Schuylkill Navy records, 1865–1977. 71 boxes, 3 volumes, plus 1 oversize folder and loose items (59.75 linear feet). About Schuylkill Navy The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia is the oldest amateur athletic governing body in the United States. It was founded … Continue reading

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Seamen’s Church Institute

Seamen’s Church Institute records, 1828–2000. 149 boxes, 30 volumes, plus 6 oversize folders, and 1 film case (55 linear feet). Abstract The Seamen’s Church Institute Records document the business activities of the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) in Philadelphia from 1919 … Continue reading

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Todd Shipyard Corporation

Todd Shipyard Corporation records, circa 1960s. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About Todd Shipyard Corporation Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation was founded in 1916 as the William H. Todd Corporation through the merger of Robins Dry Dock and Repair Company of … Continue reading

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McCoy, William

, . ( ). Types of material Cartoons (Humorous images) Clippings Correspondence Ephemera Passports Photographs Postage stamps Postcards Scrapbooks Reference files Pennsylvania, Nautical School Ship ?Saratoga, Sloop-of-War, J.M. Garrett Collection

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Keck, Marvin Rosefield

Marvin Rosefield Keck papers, 1916–1972. 3 boxes (1.25 linear feet). Abstract Marvin Rosefield Keck, (1895-1971) was a musician who served in World War I in Admiral Niblack‚Äôs Flagship Band of the Mediterranean Fleet on the Flagship Olympia. The Marvin Rosefield … Continue reading

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New York Shipbuilding Corporation

New York Shipbuilding Corporation records, 1895–1967. 6 boxes, 1 volume, plus 3 flat file drawers, 8 filing cabinet drawers, 1 large binder, 2 rolled plans, and 1 envelope (28.25 linear feet). Abstract Collection of photographs, photograph albums and specification books … Continue reading

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Batcheler, Penelope

Penelope Batcheler collection of nautical ephemera and photographs, 1898–1935. 1 box (0.25 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Related collections ? Penelope Batcheler photographs (1992.037)

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Berlinger, William, Jr.

William Berlinger, Jr. collection of World War II photographs and publications, 1941–1945. 2 boxes (1.67 linear feet). About William Berlinger, Jr. William Berlinger was born in 1916 in Philadelphia. During World War II, he served as a courier in Canada, … Continue reading

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American International Shipbuilding Corporation

American International Shipbuilding Corporation Hog Island photographs, 1917–1918. 2 boxes (0.75 linear feet). About American International Shipbuilding Corporation American International Shipbuilding Corporation was established in 1916 on Hog Island, at the downstream limit of the City of Philadelphia. It was … Continue reading

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Lang, Charles Henry

Charles H. Lang papers, 1941–1992. 1 box (1 linear foot). About Charles Henry Lang Charles Henry Lang (1922-1995) of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was an Aviation Mechanic’s Mate, 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy. Lang served in the Pacific during World War … Continue reading

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