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Charles Oliver Iselin Papers, 1893-1903



Papers, 1893-1902

Box Folder
1 1 Papers pertaining to America's Cup yacht Defender, including construction contract, letters, and balance sheet, 1895
2 Papers pertaining to the schooner yacht Intrepid, including a charter party, and a receipt of payment, 1897
3 Letters pertaining to a yachting crew position, and good luck charms, 1898 Jan
4 Papers pertaining to America's Cup yacht race, including letters, agreements, memorandum, and wind tables for Sandy Hook, N.J., 1898 Aug. – Sep
5 Papers pertaining to America's Cup yacht race, including letters, insurance bills, and wind tables for Sandy Hook, N.J., 1898 Oct
6 Letters pertaining to outfitting a yacht for America's Cup race, 1898 Dec
7 Letters pertaining to construction and outfitting a yacht for America's Cup race, including mostly sails and crew, 1899 Jan
8 Papers pertaining to America's Cup Yacht, including letters, a telegram, and a construction contract, 1899 Feb
9 Papers pertaining to America's Cup yacht, including letters on outfitting and crew, and an original poem proposing the name of GOLDEN ROD, 1899 Mar
10 Letters pertaining to America's Cup yacht, mostly concerning chartering, construction, crew, outfitting, and press coverage, 1899 April
11 Correspondence pertaining to America's Cup yacht Columbia, including outfitting, a mooring request, and an original poem, 1899 May
12 Papers including a charter party for the steamer St. Michales, letters, and ship's documents for the yacht COLUMBIA., 1899 Jun
13 Balance sheets for operating expenses charged to the yacht Columbia., 1899 Jun.-Dec
14 Abstract Log for the steamer St. Michaels, used as a tender to the yacht Columbia, 1899 Jun. 27-Oct. 31
15 Papers, pertaining to the yacht Columbia, including N.Y.Y.C. certification of class, resolution of congratulations on race results, and yacht inventories, 1899 Oct. - Dec
16 Address to the officers and crew of the yacht Columbia, by S. Oliver Iselin upon disbanding. (9 copies), 1899 Nov
17 Letter proposing race rule changes for America's Cup, 1900 Sept. 26
18 Papers pertaining to forthcoming America's Cup race, including letters, telegrams, and rough notes., 1902
19 Papers including two inventories, a crew list, and two equipment brochures, undated

Volumes, 1893-1903

20 Volume 1; Ledger for expenses charged to the yacht Columbia, 1899
Box Folder
2 1 Volume 2; Scrapbook of letters telegrams, memorandum, clippings, and orders pertaining to the America's Cup yachts VIGILANT, DEFENDER, and COLUMBIA, 1893-1899
2 Volume 3; Scrapbook, of letters, telegrams, notes, clippings, and certificates pertaining to the America's Cup yacht RELIANCE, 1902-1903
3 Volume 4; Journal kept on board the yacht RELIANCE, defender of America's Cup, 1903 Apr 29 - Sep 3
4 Volume 5; Typescript copy of Journal (Volume 4), 1903 Apr 29 - Sep 3

* Funding for digitization provided by: The Gladys Brooks Foundation