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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

America's Army and Navy Goes Home, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1430
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Photograph of the HMS Mauritania with 'dazzle' camouflage from her time as a troop ship being pushed by a tug boat. The text beneath the photograph notes that the Mauritania has arrived in New York 'packed with American troops and that she has been carrying home US troops since the Armistice [in 1918].

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Coalingat, Singapore, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3152
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Photograph of [Chinese?] labourers queuing to board a ship on a dock with the harbour in the background in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Collection of menu cards from the Alaska Steamship Co., and the S.S. 'Alaska'

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1555, Folder: Coll-1786 / SC-Acc-2016-0166
Identifier: Coll-1786
Scope and Contents Assorted menus of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals served on board the S.S. Alaska from 24 June 1932 and 3 July 1932.The menus (14) offer typical American fare of the period (1932) and were illustrated with totem poles, mountainous scenes, and images of outdoor activities such as canoeing, hunting, horseback riding and panning for gold.On the reverse side of the menu cards are scenic photographs taken by Alaska-based professional...
Dates: 1932

Cunard Daily Bulletin Fashion Pleasure Resort Supplement, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2934
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Cover illustration from the magazine, Curanrd Daily Bulletin's Fashion and Pleasure Resort Supplement, of two women posing on the deck of a ship with a young girl waving at another ship in the distance while a man looks on in the background in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Descriptio Christalli Heddintomani, c17 May 1697

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [2]
Scope and Contents A note describing the structure and optical properties of a particular form of crystal, possibly that for which Haddington (Scotland) is known. This is dated from Oxford 17 May 1697. It is crowded to the right of the page by a large capital A, over which reads the citation, "La Theorie de la Manoeuvre des Vaisseaux. L'Example de la Manoeuvre des Vaisseaux de Monsr le Chevalier de Tourville". Beneath this is a note of an apparent eclipse of Mercury by the Sun (using Zodiac symbols) on 24...
Dates: c17 May 1697

Diaries of Dr. I. M. MacIntosh - Antarctica 1956-1957, 1961-1962

Identifier: Coll-1285
Scope and Contents E2010.32 consists of typescript copies of the Diary of Dr. MacIntosh. Antarctica 1956-1957 and Dr. MacIntosh's Diary 1961-1962. South on 'Venturer'. Ashore at Leith Harbour. Home by 'Harvester''. There are also photocopies of the diaries. The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on...
Dates: 1956-1962

First-Class Dining Room, Upright View with Dome, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2975
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Photograph of the first-class dining room showing an upright view with the dome on the Cunard Liner, Lusitania.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Frozen Meat Hold [on a ship], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1231
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Illustration of a cross-section of a ship showing the frozen meat hold's various levels by temperature. At the top is a refrigerating machine, ship's provisions, drinking water cooler; the next level down holds chilled beef and the lowest level holds frozen mutton.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Government reports: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/A/7
Scope and Contents This file contains a set of typescript reports including: a paper entitled Service Arts and Technical Organisation (SATO) - Proposed organisation of SATO under the welfare general , GHQ(1) held in a file with the title "194 Governor's Secretariat, Bengal: Branch Proposals", a Discussion Centre 202 Group Service Arts Organisation report on "Prefabrication", a lecture on "You and Planning" given on HM...
Dates: 1945

Hydrostatics, Specific Gravity, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/11
Scope and Contents Unnumbered manuscript notes and letters, with tables and sketches on water moving as a mass, the construction of hydraulic machinery, salts and specific gravity, and the stability of ships, and a printed volume of James Brown's 1785 booklet on "Directions for Proving Any Kind of Spirits, or Strong Waters, by Glass Bubbles". Interesting illustrations include a cutaway drawing of a piston, ca. page 11; cutaway of an oil lamp, ca. page 50; conjectural drawing of a pedestrian wheel for fording...
Dates: c1780-c1803