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A guide to the Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree, 1874-1970
HDC0259 (SAFR 17392)  
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  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree
    Date: 1874-1970
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0259 (SAFR 17392)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 14 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree (SAFR 17392, HDC 259) includes a variety of materials. There is a photocopy of a July 1878 time book that lists individuals names and time worked. Original contractual documents include a cost summary for a proposed two masted schooner for the Pacific Creosoting Company, a contract for schooner A.N. CAMPBELL dated approximately 1897, a contract for schooner ALPENA and a contract for the four-masted schooner CAROLINE for Joseph Knowland. A folder of photocopied pages includes lists of vessels built, spar lists, sketches, details of specific vessels and block lists. An original, 1915, bound document is for Hull number 446 specifications for an oil tank steel screw steamer for the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey to be built by Harlan & Hollingsworth Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware. A folder of photocopied contract documents dates from 1874 to 1897. The folder with the family tree also contains a Hall Brothers memorandum "Table of Ordinates," a photocopy from the Shipping Register dated December 14, 1919 with an obituary for George E. Billings, a letter dated 21 July 1970 from Harold Huycke to John Lyman, a letter dated 24 July 1970 from Harold Huycke to Karl Kortum and a letter dated 24 July 1970 from Harold Huycke to Mrs. R.D. Keilor. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

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    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0259 (SAFR 17392), Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree (SAFR 17392, HDC 259) includes a variety of materials. There is a photocopy of a July 1878 time book that lists individuals names and time worked. Original contractual documents include a cost summary for a proposed two masted schooner for the Pacific Creosoting Company, a contract for schooner A.N. CAMPBELL dated approximately 1897, a contract for schooner ALPENA and a contract for the four-masted schooner CAROLINE for Joseph Knowland. A folder of photocopied pages includes lists of vessels built, spar lists, sketches, details of specific vessels and block lists. An original, 1915, bound document is for Hull number 446 specifications for an oil tank steel screw steamer for the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey to be built by Harlan & Hollingsworth Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware. A folder of photocopied contract documents dates from 1874 to 1897. The folder with the family tree also contains a Hall Brothers memorandum "Table of Ordinates," a photocopy from the Shipping Register dated December 14, 1919 with an obituary for George E. Billings, a letter dated 21 July 1970 from Harold Huycke to John Lyman, a letter dated 24 July 1970 from Harold Huycke to Karl Kortum and a letter dated 24 July 1970 from Harold Huycke to Mrs. R.D. Keilor. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by type of material and context into six folders