Guide to the oral history collections at Mystic Seaport Museum

by Mystic Seaport Museum.

Publisher: The Museum in Mystic, Conn

Written in English
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  • Mystic Seaport Museum -- Archives -- Catalogs,
  • Navigation -- Connecticut -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Navigation -- New England -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Seafaring life -- Connecticut -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Seafaring life -- New England -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Oral history -- Catalogs

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Includes indexes.

Mystic Seaport Museum Map and Guide (Mystic, CN) (2)- tour map and guide Olson's Three Lakes Camp (WI)- campsite brochure. Ontonagon County (MICH)- recreation guide and map. Placer County (Auburn, CA)- recreation guide and map. Research Library Grants; 6 early-career scholars from abroad to participate in a day-long preconference on The International and the Local in Book History and Print Culture in collaboration with the SHARP conference on Religions of the Book, Antwerp, Belgium Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., Mystic, CT. Catalogue and process the. I am an emerging humanities professional who currently works at Mystic Seaport Museum while being the Vice President of the board for two other institutions. I am passionate about history, art Title: Gallery Assistant and Visitor . Currently DocSouth includes sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs. The University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sponsors Documenting the American South, and the texts .

A companion to the book Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, James Leloudis, Robert Korstad, Mary Murphy, Lu Ann Jones, and Christopher Daly, this site offers selected oral history resources that depict lives in the southern textile mill towns from the s to the s. The site is divided into 3. Connecticut Digital Archive. Connect, Preserve, Share. Main menu. Home; Mystic Seaport Museum () Postcard Collection - Fairfield Museum () Connecticut Historic Preservation Collection Photographs () Center for Oral History Interviews Collection (4) Waterbury (CT) Area Immigrant Oral History Collection, University of Connecticut. Mystic Seaport Museum. See JAH web review by John David Smith. Reviewed Presents more than primary documents relating to the – revolt of enslaved Africans aboard the schooner Amistad, their legal struggles in the United States, and the multifaceted cultural and social dimensions of their case. The site features a. National Archives and Records Administration, Pacific Region Commodore Drive San Bruno, CA American Samoa Records, Records of the Government of American Samoa. feet Naval Districts and Shore Establishments Records, Record Group , Records of the Naval Districts and Shore Establishments. California 12th Naval District, San Francisco/Treasure .

Internet Sites With Primary Sources on 20th Century America A & L Tirocchi Dressmakers Project () Includes information about clients and employees (many of whom were Italian immigrants), in addition to information about designs, fabrics, : Maureen Barry. Museum Archives of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Brewster, Mary. "She was a Sister Sailor": The Whaling Journals of Mary Brewster Edited by John Druett. Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, xx, p. The American Mari-time Library v. Brown, Mark. Yellowfin: A Ben McMillen Mystery. Woodbridge,File Size: 1MB. A clearly organized research guide providing links to biographical and reference sources, indexes of state and regional history resources, and a subject index. Information on finding primary sources, books, articles and theses is available.

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Get this from a library. Guide to the oral history collections at Mystic Seaport Museum. [Fred Calabretta; Mystic Seaport Museum.].

Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime history museum. Home to many historic wooden vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan. Located on the Connecticut coast, Mystic Seaport Museum features a re-created 19th-century coastal village, a working preservation shipyard, exhibits, a Planetarium and an extensive collection of maritime.

The Oral History Division of Mystic Seaport Museum has collected and conducted oral-history interviews since the s, and this guide lists and describes of them, as well as 93 recordings of lectures in maritime history sponsored by the Museum's Munson : Fred Calabretta. The Ships Plans Collection at Mystic Seaport includes significant collections from renowned designers such as L.

Francis Herreshoff, Philip Rhodes, William Garden, Henry A. Scheel, and Cox & Stephens. The plans reflect the varying ways in which boats are powered through the.

Mariner’s Medical Guide Folsom, James ; Melancholy Loss of the Lady Hobart Packet Fellowes, W.D. ; Modern Whaling & Bear-Hunting (Illustrations Only) W.G.

Burn Murdoch ; MSM Log Fall ; Mystic Seaport Exhibitions Mystic Seaport Museum ; Mystic Seaport watercraft Bray, Fuller and Vermilya ; N. BOOK REVIEWS Fred Calabretta. Guide to the Oral History Collections at Mystic Seaport Museum.

Mys­ tic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, v + 74 pp., indices. US $12, paper; ISBN During the past several decades a number of institutions, including some museums, have built significant oral history collections.

In the. The Museum’s 41, square-foot Collections Research Center (CRC) offers exceptional physical and electronic access to the more than 2 million artifacts.

The collections range from marine paintings, scrimshaw, models, tools, ships plans, an oral history archive, extensive film and video recordings, and more than 1 million photographs. Fred has presented oral history workshops and training, often sponsored by SAA, for a wide range of organizations throughout the country.

His publications include two books; Guide to the Oral History Collections at Mystic Seaport Museum, and Fishing Out of Guide to the oral history collections at Mystic Seaport Museum book, Mystic Seaport G.W. Blunt White Library P.O. Box 75 Greenmanville Avenue Mystic, CT Arms, Frank H.

Papers, 1 volume Barron, James Papers, Chiefly letters to Barron as commander of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia, relating to the construction of the store ship USS Relief, for the exploring expedition commanded by Charles Wilkes.

Mention is made of Thomas Ap. Mystic, Conn: Mystic Seaport Museum, Comprehensive guide to the fine collection of a leading maritime museum, articulately explaining the genre in historical and social contexts as occupational art, with many sidelights on other genres related to scrimshaw, profusely illustrated in black and white and with many color plates, index.

Nutter, Ben E. “Oral History for the Port of Oakland.” Oral History Series, Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Regal, Charles.

“20 Years of Containerization in the Pacific,” Ampersand, spring Connecticut History Illustrated. The Past Illustrated. Main menu. Home; Mystic Seaport Museum () Connecticut Images Collection () Hartford Public Library () Oral History Interviews (56) Louise Gaffney Flannigan Papers (53) State Library echo, to (53).

Mystic Seaport Magazine Winter issue filled with information about the museum events, activities, programs and classes. Mystic Seaport Magazine Winter Published on [The G. Fox & Co. and Fox family materials, including these oral history interviews, are in the collections of The Connecticut Historical Society.

Funding for the oral history collection and production was generously provided by grants from The Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Prospect Fund.

Mystic Seaport: many online resources including and linking to ship registers, crew lists, oral history catalog, American Offshore Whaling Voyages and the Whalemen's Shipping List. Naval History and Heritage Command: includes many photographs of naval ships and other resources for researching naval history such as ships histories.

At Mystic Seaport, we give students the chance to act like historians and curators, the people who put together museum exhibits, with Primary Source Workshops.

These workshops give students the opportunity to handle primary sources from our Education Collection, and, using their critical thinking skills, figure out what. Independence Seaport Museum South Columbus Boulevard and Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA Adams, Henry Papers, 29 items American International Shipbuilding Corporation Records, 1 volume Austin, Benjamin Collection, Benjamin Austin's collection of autographs includes U.S.

Navy officers. 24 items Bainbridge, William Papers, 1 volume Barron. The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon Late last year, Mystic Seaport, in collaboration with The Day Publishing Company, published a page picture history of the Museum.

Mystic Seaport (3) Connecticut State Library Center for Oral History Interviews Collection (4) Walter I. Wardwell Papers (4) Map and Blueprint Collection (3) Guides to Political Collections (3) Mystic Seaport Museum (3) University Film Collection (2) Kellems Family (2) University of Connecticut Collections (2).

Helpful Links. The internet sites listed below are maintained by organizations outside the California State Library. These sites can be convenient sources of information that supplement the main collections of the State Library and further its mission to serve the information needs of all California citizens.

“Guide to the Waterbury (CT) Area Immigrant Oral History Collection, University of Connecticut Urban and Community Studies Program, ” UConn University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Link. Save America's Treasures is a United States federal government initiative to preserve and protect historic buildings, arts, and published works.

It is a public–private partnership between the U.S. National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic National Endowment for the Arts, Heritage Preservation, and the National Park Foundation also are allied. Located on the Mystic River between New York and Boston, the Museum comprises more than 60 historic buildings, exhibition spaces, a unique collection of floating vessels, a shipyard, a collections research center, a planetarium, and storage facilities, on 19 acres of land that are open to the public.

The Rosenfeld Collection, acquired in by Mystic Seaport, is one of the largest archives of maritime photographs in the United States. This Collection of. Museum of Connecticut History (1) Stonington Historical Society (1) Wesleyan University Library (1) Show more.

Show more. Mystic Seaport Museum () Connecticut Images Collection () Hartford Public Library Oral History Interviews (56) Louise Gaffney Flannigan Papers (53) State Library echo, to 'Death in the Ice' to open at Mystic Seaport Museum "Their oral history provided an enormous body of literature," said Bell.

Rhode Island DEM publishes book as local guide to amphibians. The UCLA Oral History Program: Catalog of the Collection by Vimala Jayanti; Women's Voices in the Southern Oral History Program Collection by Kathryn L.

Nasstrom; The Oral History Collection of the Foundation for Iranian Studies by Gholam Reza Afkhami, Seyed Vail Reza Nasr; Guide to the Oral History Collections at the Mystic Seaport Museum by Fred Calabretta; Guide to the Kentucky Oral. Guide to Oral History Collections at Mystic Seaport Museum / Fred Calabretta / Harvard-Yale Boat Race, And the Coming of Sport to the American College / Thomas Corwin Mendenhall / Island's Trade / Richard F.

Welch / Pacific Passage / Thomas J. Watson / NATIONAL MARITIME HISTORICAL SOCIETY. About. About; NMHS History. to Present; Karl Kortum (–) Peter Stanford (–).

Talks associated with the exhibition include Sian Flynn of the National Maritime Museum speaking about Scott, Shackleton, and Amundsen (Dec.

7); oral historian Fred Calabretta of Mystic Seaport Museum (Dec. 13); Professor Michael Bravo of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, on "Narrating the Poles" (Dec. 19); and David H. Stam on the. History [edit | edit source] The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition; Brown, Barbara W.

and James M. Rose. Black Roots in Southeastern Connecticut, Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, FHL book F2b At various libraries (WorldCat).“Out on View” is a self-guided tour through the Wadsworth s collections focusing on LGBTQ+ history.

Visitors will discover narratives about gender and sexuality spanning 2, years that are often omitted from interpretive materials. technology platform, Mystic Seaport Museum, the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Historical.Sources for On The Line book by Prof.

Jack Dougherty and contributors on schooling, housing, and civil rights history in metropolitan Hartford, Show more Sources for .