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Timothy M. Benson Collection, 1865-1911



Correspondence, 1867-1911

0 Correspondence, ca.1867-1869
Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, 1875
2 Correspondence, 1876
3 Correspondence, 1877
4 Correspondence, 1878
5 Correspondence, 1879
6 Correspondence, 1880
7 Correspondence, 1881
8 Correspondence, 1882
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence, 1883
2 Correspondence, 1884
3 Correspondence, 1885
4 Correspondence, 1886-1888
5 Correspondence to and from Rebecca Benson, 1890-1902
6 Correspondence to and from Rebecca Benson:, 1903
7 Correspondence to and from Rebecca Benson, 1904-1911
8 Telegrams (undated), ca. 1875-1885
9 Correspondence, (undated)
10 Letterpress copies of letters found in previous folders, undated
11 Clara M. Benson; college writing assignments, ca. 1890
12 Clara M. Benson: diary aboard Bark MARTHA DAVIS (photocopy), ca.1882

Shipping and Business Papers, 1865-1900

Box Folder
3 1 Bark VIKING; port papers, survey, etc., 1865 Oct-Dec
2 Bark VIKING; cargo manifests, bills of lading, etc., 1866 Nov-Dec
3 Bark VIKING; bills receipts, etc., 1867 Jan-Mar
4 Bark VIKING; bills receipts, etc., 1867 Apr-May
5 Bark VIKING; bills receipts, etc., 1867 Jun
6 Bark VIKING; bills receipts, etc., 1867 Aug-Sep
7 Bark VIKING; crews wages forms, 1867 May and Aug
8 Bark VIKING; letters, 1868-1869
9 Bark MARTHA DAVIS; bills, accounts, etc., 1873-1878 (plus undated)
10 Bark MARTHA DAVIS; ship's stores accounts, 1873-1885
10 Accounts: T. M. Benson w/Chas. Brewer & Co., 1875-1887
11 Mrs. T.M. Benson; bills, accounts, receipts, etc., 1875-1877
12 Copies of land deeds & transactions re. Benson & Sears families, & T. M Benson's will and estate documents, ca. 1900
13 Newspapers, The Friend, Honolulu, Hawaii (various issues), 1872-1886
14 Miscellaneous materials; newspapers, cards, notes, etc., undated
15 Master's Certificate, Timothy Manter Benson, 1867 Nov 26
16 ASFS: Manual, & Pamphlet "Shipwreck & Rescue at Sea", 1932-1935

Envelopes, 1876-1911

Box Folder
4 1 Envelopes, 1876-1880
2 Envelopes, 1881-1882
3 Envelopes, 1883
4 Envelopes, 1884-1885
5 Envelopes, 1886-1899
6 Envelopes, 1900-1911
7 Envelopes, undated

Volumes, 1867-1881

Volume
1 Crew Account Book; Bark MARTHA DAVIS;, 1876-1879
2 Crew Account Book; Bark MARTHA DAVIS;, 1887-1888
3 Log, kept by Timothy M. Benson, master on board, 1878-1881
4 Logbook, Bark VIKING, June 17-October 3, 1867
5 Journal, Bark MARTHA DAVIS, Oct. 29, 1874-Nov. 1, 1875
6 Journal, Bark MARTHA DAVIS, Dec. 12, 1875-Oct.7, 1876

* Funding for digitization provided by: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation