Category Archives: Rowing Clubs and Rowing

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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West Philadelphia Boat Club

West Philadelphia Boat Club records, 1871–1917. 5 volumes (0.5 linear feet). About West Philadelphia Boat Club The West Philadelphia Boat Club was organized on April 27, 1871 and incorporated in 1873. The club joined the Schuylkill Navy in 1875 and … Continue reading

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Crescent Boat Club

Crescent Boat Club account book, 1867–1871. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About Crescent Boat Club The Crescent Boat Club was formed in 1867 by the merging of the Pickwick and Iona Barge Clubs. The Crescent Boat Club joined the Schuylkill … Continue reading

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Independent Barge Club

Independent Barge Club minute book, 1859–1863. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About Independent Barge Club The Independent Barge Club, formed in the mid-1850s, was one of the founding clubs of the Schuylkill Navy. The club was dissolved during the Civil … Continue reading

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Robinson, Michael F.

Michael F. Robinson collection of rowing ephemera, 1970–1982. 1 box (0.16 linear feet). About the collection This collection consists of rowing ephemera, including regatta programs, racing results, and a cloth cap. Types of material Ephemera Programs Related collections related objects … Continue reading

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Rowing club

Unidentified rowing club account books, 1900–1909. 2 boxes (0.33 linear feet). About the collection This collection consists of two account books of an unidentified rowing club, 1899-1900 and 1907-1909. Types of material Account books Reference files Rowing

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Undine Barge Club of Philadelphia

Undine Barge Club records, 1856–1986. 35 boxes, 1 folder (35 linear feet). About Undine Barge Club of Philadelphia The Undine Barge Club began operations in 1856, occupying a small frame house along the Schuylkill River which the City of Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Eisenbrey, R. Howard

R. Howard Eisenbrey scrapbooks, 1900–1917. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About R. Howard Eisenbrey R. Howard Eisenbrey (Class of 1903), was a member of the rowing team at University of Pennsylvania. He was later the Chairman of the Rowing Committee … Continue reading

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Red Dragon Canoe Club

Red Dragon Canoe Club photograph albums and scrapbook, 1890-1905. 5 boxes (1.91 linear feet). About Red Dragon Canoe Club The Red Dragon Canoe Club, located in Edgewater Park, New Jersey, was founded in 1886, and is one of the oldest … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Barge Club

Philadelphia Barge Club records, 1863–1935. 38 volumes, 1 folder (5.5 linear feet). About Philadelphia Barge Club The Philadelphia Barge Club was formed in 1862 (until 1865, the club operated under the name “Panola Barge Club”). It originally shared the boathouse … Continue reading

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