Category Archives: Sailboats and Sailing

Perrine Boat Shop

J.H. Perrine Boat Shop records, 1903–1963. 5 boxes, plus 1 oversize folder (1.6 linear feet). About Perrine Boat Shop J. H. Perrine was a small craft designer and builder in Barnegat, New Jersey. His specialty was the 15-foot Barnegat sneakbox, … Continue reading

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Evanson Boat Company

P. Evanson Boat Company records, 1960s–1970s. 4 boxes (4 linear feet). About the collection Index file of owners of boats built by the Evanson Boat Company. Includes Celebrity class and Robin class sailboats. Types of material Index files

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Horrocks, Henry

Henry Horrocks papers, 1941–1954. 2 boxes (0.41 linear feet). About the collection Papers and correspondence related to Horrocks’ duty with the U.S. Coast Guard, 1942-1945, including a series of naval and aircraft recognition books; papers related to his service in … Continue reading

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Log of yachts Sarah, Roy, Teal, and Whisper

Log of yachts Sarah, Roy, Teal, and Whisper, 1894–1913. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Journal of cruises up and down the New Jersey coast in several yachts, including the sloop Sarah, the cat Roy, the yacht Teal, … Continue reading

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Thayer, John Borland

John Borland Thayer papers, 1895–1985. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of papers on yachting and model yachts, and some family papers. The collectioon includes an inventory of the steam yacht Enterprise, circa 1890.

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Duster Class Yacht Racing Association

Duster Class Yacht Racing Association records, 1963–1968. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Duster Class Yacht Racing Association The Duster Class Yacht Racing Association is a group of owners and enthusiasts of Duster class sailboats. The association is based in … Continue reading

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Mendlowitz, Benjamin

Benjamin Mendlowitz photographs, 1979–1989. 5 flat boxes (1.25 linear feet). About Benjamin Mendlowitz Benjamin Mendlowitz is a marine photographer. His pictures have appeared in many magazines, including Nautical Quarterly, Sail, WoodenBoat, Yachting, and Connoisseur, and in his Calendar of Wooden … Continue reading

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Johnson Boat and Motor Company

Hubert S. Johnson Boat and Engine Work, Inc. photographs and promotional brochures, 1945–1964. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Johnson Boat and Motor Company The Hubert S. Johnson Boat and Motor Company was founded in 1912 by Hubert S. Johnson, … Continue reading

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Merrill, Owen P.

O.P. Merrill papers, 1926–1981. 14 boxes, plus 7 oversize boxes ( linear feet). About Owen P. Merrill Owen P. Merrill (1909-1989) was a noted yacht designer, yachtsman, and sailmaker. As a young man, Merrill worked for Olin Stephens at Sparkman … Continue reading

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Wood, Edward F.R.

E.F.R. Wood papers, 1856–1959. 4 boxes, and 1 small box (2 linear feet). About Edward F.R. Wood Edward F.R. Wood, Jr. (1921-2000) was a vice president in the trust department of PNC Bank and an author of histories of sailing … Continue reading

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