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Robert B. Applebee papers, 1880s-1970s.

Author: Robert B Applebee; Frank Winslow; Henry Buxton; Lincoln Colcord
Edition/Format:   Book   Archival Material : English
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Transcripts of talks given in Searsport, Stockton Springs, Belfast, and other Maine towns; talks in Rockland include quotes of Frank Winslow on the loss (1882) of the schooner Almon Bird; correspondence containing information used to identify vessels; materials used in the preparation of Vessels Built in Frenchman's Bay; list of vessels; materials on the East Coast; newspaper articles; notes from sea stories given
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Genre/Form: Photograph collections
Correspondence
Named Person: Timothy Crosby; Edwin Lord; Edward Rowe Snow; William Armstrong Fairburn; Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth; Grace Nash Pearce; Harry D Hamilton; Horace A Hilton; Walter Muir Whitehill; Henry E Sweet; Charles G Glueck; Harry Erskine; Ethel M Ritchie; George Washington Ginn; Harold G Foss; A W Frost; William Coughlin; James McLeod; John Lyman; Charles Copeland; Ernest Dodge; Robert Barbour; Frank Adams; William P Coughlin; Al Hallock; Anderson, Mrs.
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Applebee; Frank Winslow; Henry Buxton; Lincoln Colcord
OCLC Number: 695042152
Language Note: Materials in English.
Notes: The materials described in this catalog record are located in the collections of Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Me.
Description: 1 box (13 folders)

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Transcripts of talks given in Searsport, Stockton Springs, Belfast, and other Maine towns; talks in Rockland include quotes of Frank Winslow on the loss (1882) of the schooner Almon Bird; correspondence containing information used to identify vessels; materials used in the preparation of Vessels Built in Frenchman's Bay; list of vessels; materials on the East Coast; newspaper articles; notes from sea stories given to Henry Buxton by several sea captains; contract (copy) for building the brig Sarah; copy of Lincoln Colcord's list of pinkey schooners; vessel list for the Crosby yard at Bangor and three letters from Mrs. Andersen, great granddaughter of Timothy Crosby on the Crosby family and its shipyard; letters from Preston Williams, photographer, about prints of vessels, made and sent; letter (1946) from Edwin Lord, Bangor, relating to the disposal of his shipping business records; and copy of letter (1972 Sept. 1) sent to radio station WEEI by Capt. William Coughlin with criticism of Edward Rowe Snow and his book, with emphasis on the Portland disaster.

Also includes two copies of Applebee's Sailing Ship History (1956); receipts (1950s) for Applebee's gifts to the Peabody Museum; material relating to the production of Merchant Sail by William A. Fairburn (1950s); letters (1958) answering a request by Elizabeth Coatsworth; certificate of appointment (1925) as customs officer; copy of letter (1943) to D.C. War ration board; annual report of the operations of the U.S. Life Saving Service (1883 June); correspondence with Bath Marine Museum; letters concerning schooner Frank M. Noyes; photographs; clippings; and other materials, reflecting Applebee's interests in maritime history. Correspondents and persons represented include Grace Nash Pearce, Harry D. Hamilton, Horace A. Hilton, James McLeod, John Lyman, Walter Muir Whitehill, Charles Copeland, Ernest Dodge, Henry E. Sweet, Charles G. Glueck, Robert Barbour, Harry Erskine, Ethel M. Ritchie, George W. Ginn, A.W. Frost, Frank Adams, Capt. Wm. P. Couglin, Al Hallock, and Capt. Harold G. Foss.

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