Maritime College, Sailors' Snug Harbor Archives

Originally opened in 1833, Sailors' Snug Harbor provided a home for retired and disabled seamen on Staten Island for over 140 years. This collection of 638 objects presents a wide range of archival materials, including photographs, newspaper clippings, and financial documents relating to the history of this unique maritime institution in the years before it relocated to North Carolina in the 1970's.

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Acquisition of property on Staten Island
Purchase of several parcels of land, board minutes
Acquisition of property on Staten Island
Purchase of several parcels of land, board minutes
Agreement for Randall's monument
Signature page from agreement to erect monument to Randall
Application for admission to Sailors' Snug Harbor
Application for admission, p. 2
Application for admission to Sailors' Snug Harbor
Application for admission, p. 3
Application for admission to Sailors' Snug Harbor
Application for admission - Property agreement
Application for admission to Sailors' Snug Harbor
Application for admission, p. 1
Application for admission to Sailors' Snug Harbor
Application for admission - preliminary
Around New York in an Airplane
Short article from The New York Sun with aerial view of grounds
Article on ship named for Randall
Brief article from unknown source on launching of ship named for Randall
Board minutes, 1848-1851
Board minutes on the election of officers
Board resolution for comptroller Thomas Greenleaf's retirement and comptroller James Henry's appointment
Board resolution for comptroller Thomas Greenleaf's retirement and comptroller James Henry's appointment
C.A. Hart Lots
Purchase of several parcels of land, board minutes
Captioned photograph of Sailors' Snug Harbor
Captioned photograph by Art Miller of the buildings of Sailors' Snug Harbor in unidentified source
Captioned photograph of Sailors' Snug Harbor
Captioned photograph by Norman Taylor of interior of one of Sailors' Snug Harbor buildings in unidentified source
Cemetery Gate
Letter to Comptroller of NYC from J.A. Palma, Richmond Borough President, p. 2
Cemetery Gate
Deed: Suggested technical description for cession of lands for park purposes, p. 2
Cemetery Gate
Letter from Dept. of Parks to Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor stating no definite date for reconstruction of Allison Park could be given
Cemetery Gate
Letter to Department of Parks from Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor, p. 1
Cemetery Gate
Letter to Comptroller of NYC from J.A. Palma, Richmond Borough President, p. 1
Cemetery Gate
Deed: Suggested technical description for cession of lands for park purposes, p. 3
Cemetery Gate
Letter to Borough President of Richmond from R. Hamill, Board of Trustees, p. 1
Cemetery Gate
Letter to Department of Parks from Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor, p. 2
Cemetery Gate
Letter to Borough President of Richmond from R. Hamill, Board of Trustees, p. 2
Cemetery Gate
Deed: Suggested technical description for cession of lands for park purposes, p. 1
Comic strip history of Randall's establishment of Sailors' Snug Harbor
Newspaper comic strip by Richard W. Thomas from unidentified source
Comptroller's Report 1909
Comptroller's Report to the Board for 1909 (January)
Comptroller's Report 1909
Comptroller's Report to the Board for 1909 (December)
Comptroller's Report 1937
Memo directed to Council of City of New York attaching Comptroller's Report for 1937
Comptroller's Report 1937
Peat Marwick Mitchell's Auditor Certification for 1937
Comptroller's Report 1937
Income and Expense and Surplus Account for 1937
Comptroller's Report 1937
Carbon copy of letter enclosing Comptroller's Report for 1937
Comptroller's Report 1937
Annual Report of the Comptroller, 1937
Comptroller's Report 1937
Certification to City Council of New York of audit for 1937
Comptroller's Report 1937
Balance Sheet as of December 31, 1937
Comptroller's Report 1940
Comptroller's Report to the Board for 1940
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Proposal from R.W. Gibson, Architect, to Charlie Smith, Chairman of Building Committee at Sailors' Snug Harbor for building new music hall, p. 1
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Letter from C.T. Barrett to R.W. Gibson, Architect, containing description of grounds, p. 1
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Progress report from R.W. Gibson, Architect to Executive Committee of Sailors' Snug Harbor re construction of new buildings, p. 1
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Proposal from R.W. Gibson, Architect, to Charlie Smith, Chairman of Building Committee at Sailors' Snug Harbor for building new music hall, p. 2
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Progress report from R.W. Gibson, Architect to Executive Committee of Sailors' Snug Harbor re construction of new buildings, p. 3
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Cover letter from R.W. Gibson, Architect, to Charlie Smith, Chairman of Building Committee at Sailors' Snug Harbor enclosing sketches for church at Sailors' Snug Harbor
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Letter from C.T. Barrett to R.W. Gibson, Architect,. containing description of grounds, p. 2
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Progress report from R.W. Gibson, Architect to Executive Committee of Sailors' Snug Harbor re construction of new buildings, p. 2
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Progress report from R.W. Gibson, Architect to Executive Committee of Sailors' Snug Harbor re construction of new buildings, p. 4
Construction of Music Hall and Church
Letter from C.T. Barrett to R.W. Gibson, Architect, containing description of grounds, p. 3
Copy of Court of Chancery approval of the designation of 146 acres of farmland on Staten Island for Sailors' Snug Harbor
Court of Chancery approval of petition by Trustees to designate 146 acres of farm land on Staten Island for "marine hospital"
Correspondence to New York office payroll for Ernest G. Mount
Correspondence to New York office payroll for Ernest G. Mount regarding paycheck amount
Correspondences and resolutions permitting construction of Staten Island Electric Railroad
Letter from Davies Stone & Auerbach on behalf of Staten Island Electric Railroad Company to Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor requesting delay of delivery of consent to another company, p. 1
Correspondences and resolutions permitting construction of Staten Island Electric Railroad
Release of Right of Way and Consent to Change of Power for Staten Island Belt Line Railway Company, p. 2

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