Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Records in which are entered sequential data, especially about activities or transactions that occur in a system.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
George F. Johnston Company records
Call Number: WA MSS S-2606
Overview: The collection consists of records documenting the day-to-day administration and operation of the George F. Johnston Company of Etiwanda, California. The records date from 1901 to 1954, with the bulk dating from 1901 to 1933, and relate to the company's production, sale, and distribution of grapes, its finances, and its labor force, which was primarily Japanese American. Included are correspondence, invoices, statements, sales and expense receipts, shipping logs and manifests, claims records,...
Dates: 1901-1954, bulk 1901-1933
Joseph Jeremiah Lawrence papers
Call Number: MS 986
Overview: Chiefly ships' logs and accounts for nine ships on which Lawrence was master between 1842 and 1865. These were engaged in the trans-Atlantic and South American trade, and the log book for the ship Hindoo also contains passenger lists with place of birth and occupation for passengers from England to the United States. Also in the papers are family account books and financial papers (1868-1902).
Sir John Orde papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 133
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, order books, signal logs, and related naval and Admiralty papers that document aspects of Sir John Orde's naval career, primarily during the Napoleonic Wars. The collection provides substantial information related to Orde's bitter disputes with Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, Lord St. Vincent; his rivalry with Horatio Nelson; and his professional frustration with the workings of the Admiralty Board and its bureaucracy. The collection also...
Dates: 1789-1878, bulk 1798-1805
Spalding family papers
Call Number: MS 1255
Overview: Correspondence, legal and financial papers mostly concerning shipping and the logbook of the ship, Marion, on a voyage to South America (1834-1835). Also included are papers concerning the accidential death of Lyman G. Spalding in 1881.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Spalding family papers
Alexander Orr Vietor collection
Call Number: MS 542
Overview: The collection consists of ships' logs, nineteenth-century cargo manifests of Connecticut ships on fishing voyages, and the papers of ships sailing to the West Indies for rum and sugar and to the Antarctic on sealing expeditions. Also included are miscellaneous legal documents related to ships and shipping and a group of ten letters to Captain George W. Lee or to members of his family (1811-1833). Among the writers is Asa Fitch. Charts, writings on voyages to the Antarctic, including an essay...
Dates: 1774-1956, bulk 1815-1867
David Wagstaff collection
Call Number: MS 541
Overview: The collection of logbooks and ship's papers gathered by David Wagstaff, plus correspondence and reports concerning the Canadian salmon industry and student notebooks of Philip Kearny (1815-1862) and Thomas Richmond (d. 1859) when they were students at Columbia.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > David Wagstaff collection
Whaling logs collection
Call Number: MS 540
Overview: A collection of eleven logs of whalers mostly sailing from New London and Norwich, Connecticut. Also two from Massachusetts (New Bedford and Provincetown) and one from Sag Harbor, Long Island. Also in the collection are newspaper clippings relating to whaling vessels.
Dates: 1830-1970, bulk 1830-1912
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Whaling logs collection