Category Archives: Seamen’s Welfare

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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Philadelphia Naval Home

Philadelphia Naval Home collection, 1917–1976. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About Philadelphia Naval Home The Philadelphia Naval Home was a hospital and a home for retired sailors for the United States Navy, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Originally called the Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Seamens’ Friend Society

Seamens’ Friend Society records, 1850–1902. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection.

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Society for the Relief of Poor and Distressed Masters

Society for the Relief of Poor and Distressed Masters bylaws, undated. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection.

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Costa, Louis

Louis Costa papers, 1876–1922. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Louis Costa Louis Costa was born in Italy and immigrated to the United States. He worked as a captain aboard several merchant ships operating out of Philadelphia and was later … Continue reading

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