Category Archives: Port of Philadelphia

Lavino Shipping Co.

Lavino Shipping Co. records, 1943. 1 volume (0.12 linear feet). About Lavino Shipping Co. Lavino Shipping Company was a Philadelphia-based maritime services company that performed terminalling and stevedoring. About the collection Lavino Shipping Company log of port movements and work … Continue reading

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Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.

Philadelphia & Reading Transportation Line logbook, 1915–1920. 1 volume (0.25 linear feet). About Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. The Philadelphia and Reading Transportation Line was established by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad to deliver anthracite coal from Port Richmond Piers, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia (Pa.) Board of Health

Philadelphia Health Officer’s register of vessels, 1797–1801. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About Philadelphia Board of Health The Health Officer was an official of Philadelphia’s Board of Health who had responsibility for tracking ships arriving in the port from U.S. … Continue reading

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Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Corps of Engineers records, 1879. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Philadelphia Corps of Engineers William Ludlow (1843-1901) was an officer in the Corps of Engineers and a major general in the United States Army. Col. John Navarre Macomb … Continue reading

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Rice, Unruh, Reynolds Co.

Rice, Unruh, Reynolds Co. records, 1909–1935. 2 boxes (1.8 linear feet). About Rice, Unruh, Reynolds Co. Rice, Unruh, Reynolds Co. is a shipping agency that operates out of Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Woodbridge, New Jersey. For each ship under its management, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia City Solicitor

Philadelphia City Solicitor report on Delaware River navigation and the state boundary, 1817. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Reference files Delaware River Delaware River Navigation

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Surveyor of Port Department

Surveyor of Port Department letterbook, 1863–1867. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Reference files Port of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Maritime Museum

Labor on the Delaware Project collection, 1974–1981. 3 boxes, FIX (7.5 linear feet). About Philadelphia Maritime Museum’s Labor on the Delaware Project Labor on the Delaware: The Longshoremen Experience was originally a documentary film project in the early 1980s sponsored … Continue reading

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Aero Service Corporation

Aero Service Corporation photographs and negatives, 1925–1956. 7 boxes, plus 4 filing cabinet drawers (10.8 linear feet). About Aero Service Corporation The Aero Service Corporation began in 1919 in Philadelphia and was a pioneer and world leader in aerial photography … Continue reading

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US Army Corps of Engineers

US Army Corps of Engineers correspondence related to Delaware Bay shipwrecks, 1889–1892. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection of letters relating to the removal of the wreck of the bark Il Salvatore, the barge Shears, and several … Continue reading

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