As the first maritime school in the country, founded in 1874, the college’s institutional records document the development of nautical education in the United States. The archives include college bulletins, yearbooks, reflections of the coronavirus, photographs, school and training ship records, student records, and more.
The college archives also hold the personal papers of graduates who went on to have distinguished careers in the maritime industry. Highlights include the papers of Malcolm Peters Nash (Class of 1887), Louis Weickum (Class of 1903), John S. Baylis (Class of 1903), and Arthur M. Tode (Class of 1912).
Schedule an appointment to begin your research today, by calling us at (718) 409- 7231 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are located on the first floor of the Stephen B. Luce Library. We ask all visitors to fill out a Registration Form before or upon arrival at the Maritime College Archives.
The intention of the Archives is to acquire and preserve born-digital records. However, decisions about accessioning electronic records will be made on a case-by-case basis while the appropriate infrastructure for ingesting and preserving such materials is developed.
Collection Development policies for the Archives and Special Collections will be reviewed on an on-going basis. Changes may be made based on priorities of the library and/or college, and/or as new initiatives or best practices arise.
The Stephen B. Luce Library acquires materials that document and preserve the history of the college, in accordance with our Collection Development Policy. This includes:
Are you ready to donate? Please contact us at email@example.com or (718) 409-7231 to discuss the process. All donated materials must include a Deed of Gift. For materials you wish to be available online, please also fill out the Maritime Digital Collection Permissions form.
For general information on the process of donating personal papers to a repository, click here.
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