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A guide to the Captain Andrew Olsen papers, 1890-1919
HDC0041 (SAFR 17611)  
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Description
The Captain Andrew Olsen papers (SAFR 17611, HDC 41) is comprised of 52 items spanning the years 1890-1919. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, insurance documents, personal letters written by Olsen to his wife and daughter, postcards, certificate registering Capt. Olsen as a master, documents related to the Olsen property in San Francisco, newspaper clippings, and documents written in German. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
Background
Captain Olsen was a native of Sweden and a naturalized US citizen. At the time of his death, he was master of the wooden schooner E.B. JACKSON, working for the shipping agents Hind, Rolph & Co. of San Francisco. The E.B. JACKSON was built in 1901 in Aberdeen, Washington. Gross tonnage was 682 tons, the ship measured 182' x 38' x 14', and was designed for a crew of 9. The ship was owned by Wilson & Sons of San Francisco.
Extent
52 items
Restrictions
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Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.