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A guide to the Sydney Smith Marshall papers, 1915, 1918-1919
HDC0071 (SAFR 14279)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Sydney Smith Marshall papers
    Date: 1915, 1918-1919
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0071 (SAFR 14279)
    Physical Description: 8 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Sydney Smith Marshall papers (SAFR 14279, HDC 71) contains a copy book of letters written from January to March 1915 while trading in North China. The letters combine feelings and daily activities with discussion of business dealings. The letters begin on board the SHINYOU MARU in Honolulu. Some of the descriptions are of China and the Chinese. The collection also contains a confirmation cable, two passports for Sydney Smith Marshall, one passport for Amanda Marshall (wife) and their son, and a program for a concert in Tsing-Tho. The collection dates range 1915, 1918-1919. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

    Processing Note

    Note on Description: 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. P lease cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0071 (SAFR 14279), Sydney Smith Marshall papers, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

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

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Sydney Smith Marshall was born August 1874 in Gold Hill, Nevada and grew up in Alameda, California. His occupation is listed as produce salesman. Mr. Marshall's parents owned and operated Marshall, Teggart & Company, General Commission Merchants and Wholesale Produce Dealers in San Francisco, California. He appears on passenger lists for the PERCY EDWARD in March 1897, SHINYO MARU in June 1915, ECUADOR in April 1920, GOLDEN STATE in May 1921. In 1981, his wife Amanda Z. Marshall is listed in the Pension Files for the Civil War Pension Index for 1861-1934.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Sydney Smith Marshall papers (SAFR 14279, HDC 71) contains a copy book of letters written from January to March 1915 while trading in North China. The letters combine feelings and daily activities with discussion of business dealings. The letters begin on board the SHINYOU MARU in Honolulu. Some of the descriptions are of China and the Chinese. The collection also contains a confirmation cable, two passports for Sydney Smith Marshall, one passport for Amanda Marshall (wife) and their son, and a program for a concert in Tsing-Tho. The collection dates range 1915, 1918-1919. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of eight items without specific arrangement.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Correspondence
    Diaries
    Alameda (Calif.)
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    Hawaii
    Hong Kong (China)
    Correspondence
    Passports
    Salesmen