Category Archives: Ocean Liners

Thayer family

Thayer family papers, 1892–1986. 10 boxes (3.83 linear feet). About the Thayer family The Thayers were a prominent Philadelphia-area family at the turn of the 20th century. John Borland Thayer, Jr. was a vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad when he … Continue reading

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Deguio, Lydia

Lydia Deguio papers, 1953–2001. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Lydia Deguio Lydia Deguio traveled aboard and collected ephemera related to SS United States and SS Bremen. SS United States (also known as “The Big U”) is an ocean liner … Continue reading

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Pollack, Lydia

Pollack collection of ocean liner ephemera, 1935–1967. 2 boxes (0.75 linear feet). Abstract The Pollack collection of ocean liner ephemera (1935-1967) consists of menus, brochures, postcards, souvenir programs, deck plans, ship passenger lists, ocean liner newspapers, newspaper clippings, and luggage … 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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Brownlee, Edward G.

Edward G. Brownlee papers, 1930–1992. 4 boxes (1.5 linear feet). About Edward G. Brownlee Edward G. Brownlee (1911-2005) conducted extensive research into the history of ships and shipping in the Mid-Atlantic region. About the collection This collection is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Ephemera collection

Ephemera collection, 1800. 22 boxes (10 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of ocean liner and other nautical ephemera. The Ephemera Files (an ongoing collection) contain single items or small collections of souvenirs or material relating to … Continue reading

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Weiss, Raymond

Raymond Weiss papers, 1963–1964. 1 box (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Photographs, scrapbook pages, and ephemera related to a trip Weiss took aboard the SS United States. Types of material Photographs Scrapbooks Ephemera Reference files Passenger Ships

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Morris family

Morris family papers, 1898–1938. 2 boxes, 1 volume, 1 folder (0.5 linear feet). About the Morris family Elliston P. Morris (1831-1914) was a Philadelphia merchant and shipper. RMS Mauretania (also known as “Maury”), sister ship of the Lusitania, was an … Continue reading

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Stern, Berthold G.

Margarethe and Berthold Stern papers, 1911–1978. 3 boxes (1.41 linear feet). About Margarethe and Berthold G. Stern Margarethe (1908-1996) and Berthold Stern (1900-1978) were married in 1930 in Germany. For their honeymoon, they sailed on the Norddeutscher Breman. In 1933, … Continue reading

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Beardwood, Alice

Alice Beardwood collection of ocean liner ephemera, 1913–1961. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Alice Beardwood Alice Beardwood, 1896-1996 About the collection Ephemera, including postcards, programs, passenger lists and menus, from Cunard Line ships Aquitania, Campania and Berengaria. Also a … Continue reading

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