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A guide to the Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks, 1929-1942
HDC0160 (SAFR 16444)  
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  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks
    Date: 1929-1942
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0160 (SAFR 16444)
    Physical Description: 4 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks are deck logs and provide the times, number of vehicles, tides, weather, explanation of delays, restaurant and newstand inspections and signatures of the captain and the engineer in charge on the vessel's crossings between San Francisco and the Oakland pier. The volumes are dated as follows: January 2 to July 1 1929, January 1 to June 29 1930, July 1 to December 31 1934 and July 23 1940 to March 21 1942. The logs were originally bound at the top margin but have been dismantled to protect the paper. Each volume occupies two folders. 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

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0160 (SAFR 16444), Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks, 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

    Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks are deck logs and provide the times, number of vehicles, tides, weather, explanation of delays, restaurant and newstand inspections and signatures of the captain and the engineer in charge on the vessel's crossings between San Francisco and the Oakland pier. The volumes are dated as follows: January 2 to July 1 1929, January 1 to June 29 1930, July 1 to December 31 1934 and July 23 1940 to March 21 1942. The logs were originally bound at the top margin but have been dismantled to protect the paper. Each volume occupies two folders. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection of four volumes is arranged chronologically into eight folders; two folders per volume.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry)
    crew lists
    Logbooks