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Collection of Howard A. Krumwiede, ca. 1800-1953



Papers carried by vessels, 19th century

Box Folder
1 1 Vessel names beginning with A,
2 AFRICA,
3 AMERICA,
4 ASIA,
5 Vessel names beginning with B,
6 BRITISH QUEEN,
7 Vessel names beginning with C,
8 CALEDONIA,
9 CAMBRIA,
10 CANADA,
11 Vessel names beginning with D,
12 Vessel names beginning with E,
13 EUROPA,
14 Vessel names beginning with F,
Box Folder
2 1 Vessel names beginning with G,
2 GREAT WESTERN,
3 GREAT WESTERN (cont.),
4 Vessel names beginning with H,
5 Vessel names beginning with I,
6 Vessel names beginning with J,
7 Vessel names beginning with K,
8 Vessel names beginning with L,
9 Vessel names beginning with M,
10 Vessel names beginning with N,
11 Vessel names beginning with O,
12 Vessel names beginning with P,
13 PRESIDENT,
Box Folder
3 1 Vessel names beginning with Q,
2 Vessel names beginning with R,
3 Vessel names beginning with S,
4 Vessel names beginning with T,
5 Vessel names beginning with U,
6 Vessel names beginning with V,
7 Vessel names beginning with W-Z,

Items of special significance, 19th century

8 Papers carried by French transatlantic vessels, ca. 1850
9 Disinfected mail and fumigated letters, ca. 1800-1840
10 Disinfected mail and fumigated letters, (cont.), ca. 1800-1840
11 Miscellaneous letters and covers (with postmarks),
12 Miscellaneous letters and covers (no postmarks),
13 Miscellaneous ship and steamboat papers (no postmarks),
14 Miscellaneous Bills of Lading,
15 Bill of sale, schooner NAUTILUS, 1866
16 Sailing advertisements, broadsides, etc.,
17 Letter written at sea aboard ship BRUNETTE, 1836

Letters regarding the opium trade and China trade, ca. 1840-1850

Box Folder
4 1 Opium trade letters (Captain Prescott), 1841-1847
2 Messrs. Augustine Heard & Co., Canton and Hong Kong, ca. 1845-1858
3 Messrs. Frederick Hurth & Co., London; from Canton, 1849

20th century covers, 1880-1950

Box Folder
5 1 Covers and letters, ca. 1880-1900
2 Covers, ca. 1880-1900
3 Covers, ca. 1900-1920
4 Covers, ca. 1940
5 Covers, ca. 1950
6 Covers, ca. 1940-1950
7 Covers; Newfoundland, ca. 1940-1950
8 Covers; New Zealand, 20th Century,
9 Covers; (copies) USS CONSTITUTION,
10 Photos of ship covers,

Krumwiede correspondence, 1943-1953

11 Howard A. Krumwiede correspondence, 1943-1948
12 Howard A. Krumwiede correspondence, 1949
13 Howard A. Krumwiede correspondence, 1950-1953 (and undated)

Krumwiede research, notes and ship data, 19th century

Box Folder
6 1 “Data on Ships Covers Collection”, A-I,
2 “Data of Ships Covers Collection, part II”, J-Z,
3 “Index-Ship Data, vol. II-B, Great Britain”,
4 “Index-Ship Data, vol. III, United States”,
5 “Ship Data, vol. III-B, United States”,
6 “British Transatlantic Markings”,
7 Biography of Dr. William S. W. Ruschenberger, and miscellaneous ship cover information,

Philatelic notes, clippings, and pictures,

Box Folder
7 1 Notebook with names and information on ships (in alphabetical order),
2 Notebook of ship names, re. stampless ship covers,
3 Notebook re. California mail information,
4 Notebook re. “Forwarders”,
5 Notes re. ship prints from National Maritime Museum (England),
6 Miscellaneous notes,
7 Articles and clippings from “Stamps”,
8 Clippings from “Stamps” (continued),
9 Clippings from “Marine News” (with index),
10 Miscellaneous clippings,
11 Ship pictures, prints, etc.,
12 Ship pictures, prints, etc. (continued),

Newsletters, 1940-1953

Box Folder
8 1 “Steamboat Bill”, April 1940-December 1941
2 “Steamboat Bill”, April 1942-August 1943
3 “Steamboat Bill”, December 1943- August 1944
4 “Seaposter”, 1946-1950
5 “Seaposter”, 1950-1953
6 “Seaposter”, and “Stamps” (& others), ca. 1950
7 “Seaposter”, and “Stamps” , and other clippings, notes, etc., ca. 1950

Articles and monographs,

Box Folder
9 1 “Romance Along the Alabama Rivers”,
2 “U.S. Shipmarks”,
3 Ocean Mails,
4 “The Shipletter Stamp of London”,
5 The Cancellations of French Stamps of the Classic Issues, 1844-1876
6 The Canada & New Foundland Stampless Covers Catalog,
7 Iron & Steel Hull Steam Vessels of the United States, 1825-1905
8 “Steam Navigation on the Carolina Souns & the Chesapeake in 1892”,
9 “Elijah Ormsbee”,
10 Packets,

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