Alfred F. Loomis Papers (Coll. 164)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Alfred Fullerton Loomis (1890-1968)

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

        

Overview of the Collection

   Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
   Creator: Loomis, Alfred Fullerton, 1890-1968
   Title: Alfred F. Loomis Papers
   Dates: 1910-1971
   Extent: 10,000 pieces
   Abstract: Correspondence, articles by Loomis, race and cruise circulars, and nine scrapbooks of clippings, relating to his work for Yachting magazine, his lecture circuit, yacht races between 1950 and 1965, including America's Cup, Fastnet, and Newport, R.I., to Bermuda, yacht cruises, engines, protocol, World War I, and other topics of maritime and naval interest.
   Identification: Coll. 164

Biography of Alfred Fullerton Loomis (1890-1968)

Alfred F. Loomis (1890 Aug 23-1968 Mar 26) was a distinguished yachtsman and writer. He was a member of Yachting magazine's staff for 34 years, and was senior associate editor for that publication at the time of his death. In addition to a wealth of articles and news stories he wrote a monthly column, "Under the Lee of the Longboat," which, over the years, became an international institution. Under the pseudonym of "Spun Yarn" he was a tireless campaigner in behalf of the yachtsman's rights and traditions. One of the highlights of his column was the reporting of potential candidates for membership of his fictional organization, "The Lee Rail Vikings," a select group of yachtsman noted for their bad conduct and poor sportsmanship.

Alfred Loomis, by a yardstick, was the dean of ocean racing historians. He wrote voluminously, and his book Ocean Racing is a classic on the subject. He was the author of many other books. One of the best known to American yachtsmen was Ranging the Maine Coast.

In 1912 he made a five-month trip down the Inland Waterway, wrote the story for Motor Boating, then went to work for that magazine and subsequently became an associate editor. In the years that followed he cruised extensively in various parts of the world, an activity which was interrupted by service in the Navy during both World Wars. He was an avid maker of motion pictures which he showed during his long career as a lecturer.

In 1928 he made the first of three Trans-Atlantic passages in sailing vessels, navigating PINTA in the race to Spain. In 1933 he navigated the Schooner BRILLIANT in her Trans-Atlantic passage, and in 1935 navigated the J-boat YANKEE to England and campaigned aboard her that summer. During the course of his long career afloat he established an offshore racing record that will probably never be equaled: 17 Bermuda and 11 Fastnet races, and participation in the Trans-Pacific, Los Angeles-Mazatlan, Miami-Montego, Buenos Aires-Rio, Port Huron and Chicago Mackinacs as well as innumerable shorter races both in this country as well as abroad.

At the time of his death he still owned the Linton Rigg designed HOTSPUR, built in 1929, a 32-footer that her owner insisted was a cutter, despite the fact that the late Bill Taylor protested that she was indeed a sloop. HOTSPUR was the vessel in which Alf made many memorable cruises in company with his wife, whom his many readers know affectionately as "P.L."

He was a member of a score and more yacht clubs both here and abroad, including the Cruising Club of America, Trans-Pacific, Royal Ocean Racing and the Ocean Cruising clubs.

His rich and distinguished career and his contribution to the sport he loved so well is incalculable. Everything he wrote was identifiable by his incisive wit, dry humor, and, as one reader put it, "his tactful acidity." While oft times his typewriter became a ruthless weapon when championing a cause, he was at all times fair, and in person his infectious grin became a trademark. (Extracted from Yachting magazine, May 1968.)

Alfred F. Loomis, whose first book, The Cruise of The Hippocampus, appears on the summer list of the Century Company, was born August 23, 1890, a son of Charles Battell Loomis and May F. Loomis. His boyhood was passed in Connecticut and New Jersey, where he received a public school education, concluding with two terms at a New York military academy.

In 1912 he forsook dry land and embarked with a friend on a motor boat cruise to Florida. Returning after some months with undiminished enthusiasm, he accepted the associate editorship of the marine magazine Motor Boating, where for five years he watched the sea from the shoreward side of the breakers.

The World War ended this bondage, and early in 1917 he enlisted in the naval reserve with a stated preference for duty on the 110-foot submarine chasers. At first he was assigned to edit the service paper in Newport, R.I. but subsequently he got his wish, and March of the following year saw him bound for the war zone on one of the S. C.'s - the smallest class of naval vessels that have ever crossed the Atlantic under their own power.

A month after the Armistice, belated orders arrived, and while on duty in the ex-enemy city of Spalato, Dalmatia, Mr. Loomis was commissioned Ensign. Thereafter until the spring of 1919 he roamed the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas, and August of that year found him back in New York, navigator of the winning chaser in a race from Bermuda that shattered all motor boat records for that course.

Inured to the hazards of small-boat warfare, Mr. Loomis then resigned his commission and embraced the perilous calling of free-lance writing. Following the leadership of his pen, in the summer of 1920 he cruised single-handed from New York to Eastport, Maine, in an open motor boat, compiling information for a boatman's pathfinder that appeared serially in the magazine Country Life.

Having explored the entire Atlantic seaboard from Maine to Florida, his fancy took him farther afield, and in the spring of 1921 Mr. Loomis embarked with two shipmates in the 28-foot yawl Hippocampus, bound for Panama. His first book chronicles the various vicissitudes of that care-free voyage, and the end records the arrival in Balboa of the smallest vessel that ever traversed the Panama Canal on a long distance cruise. The yawl, still the vehicle of his wanderings and literary efforts, is now in storage at Gatun Lake. (Extracted from a resume written by Alfred F. Loomis, ca. 1922.)

  

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division

Restrictions on Use

  

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

United States.--Naval Reserve

Subjects:

America's Cup races
Fastnet Yacht Race
Lectures and lecturing
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations
Yacht racing
Yachting
Yachts

Document Types:

Circulars
Scrapbooks

Occupations:

Journalists--United States

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 164, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

                                   
  
Personal and Family Correspondence; 1910-1938
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1 1    Personal Correspondence; 1910-1917
   2    Personal Correspondence; 1918
   3    Personal Correspondence; 1919
   4    Personal Correspondence; 1920
   5    Personal Correspondence; 1921 Jan-Jun
   6    Personal Correspondence; 1921 Jul-Dec
   7    Personal Correspondence; 1922
   8    Alfred F. Loomis letters to his mother and sister; 1918
   9    Alfred F. Loomis letters to his mother and sister; 1919
   10    Correspondence while on PATHFINDER Cruise; 1920
   11    Correspondence to Alfred F. Loomis & Priscilla Lockwood; 1921
   12    Correspondence from Priscilla Lockwood to Alfred F. Loomis; 1921-1922
   13    Miscellaneous correspondence; undated
   14    Unidentified photos; undated
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2 1    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1923
   2    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1924
   3    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1925
   4    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1926
   5    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1927
   6    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1928
   7    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1929
   8    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1930
   9    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1931-1932
   10    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1933
   11    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1934
   12    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1935
   13    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1936
   14    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1937-1938
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3 1    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1941-1942
   2    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1943
   3    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1944 Jan-Jun
   4    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1944 Jul-Dec
   5    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1945
   6    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1946
   7    Personal and Family Correspondence; 1947
   8    Personal and Family Correspondence; undated
  
General Correspondence; 1919-1967
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4 1    Correspondence in relation to the book From A Country Window; 1919 Oct-1921 Nov
   2    Correspondence in relation to published articles; "Loafing Down to Panama", "Sea Bird's Quest," etc.; 1921-1922
   3    General Correspondence; 1924
   4    Correspondence with editors in relation to MSS; 1923
   5    General Correspondence; 1924
   6    Correspondence in relation to published articles; 1924
   7    Correspondence in relation to England cruise; 1924
   8    General Correspondence; 1925
   9    Correspondence in relation to magazine articles; 1925
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5 1    General Correspondence; 1926-1927
   2    Business Correspondence in relation to Alfred F. Loomis's writing/publishing; 1926
   3    General Correspondence; 1927 Jan-Jun
   4    General Correspondence; 1927 Jul-Dec
   5    Correspondence with publishers; 1927
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6 1    General Correspondence; 1928 Jan-Jun
   2    General Correspondence; 1928 Jul-Dec
   3    Letters to/from Publishers about written manuscripts; 1928
   4    General Correspondence; 1929 Jan-Jun
   5    General Correspondence; 1929 Jul-Dec
   6    Correspondence re.HOTSPUR; 1928-1929
   7    Correspondence to/from Publishers about written manuscripts; 1929
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7 1    General Correspondence; 1930
   2    Correspondence relating to HOTSPUR in the Aegean; 1930
   3    General Correspondence; 1931
   4    General Correspondence; 1932-1935
   5    Correspondence re. published articles; 1936
   6    HOTSPUR, Bills; 1936
   7    General Correspondence; 1936 Jan-Jun
   8    General Correspondence; 1936 Jul-Dec
   9    General Correspondence; 1937
   10    General Correspondence; 1938
   11    General Correspondence; 1939
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8 1    General Correspondence; 1940 Jan-Mar
   2    General Correspondence; 1940 Apr-Jun
   3    General Correspondence; 1940 Jul-Dec
   4    General Correspondence; 1941 Jan-May
   5    General Correspondence; 1941 Jun-Aug
   6    General Correspondence; 1941 Sep-Dec
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9 1    General Correspondence; 1942
   2    Letters to/from publishers; 1942
   3    General Correspondence; 1943
   4    General Correspondence; 1944
   5    Correspondence to/from Yachting & publishers; 1944
   6    General Correspondence; 1945 Jan-Jun
   7    General Correspondence; 1945 Jul -Dec
   8    General Correspondence; to/from publishers; 1945
   9    Letter and article about airborne lifeboat from Arthur Robb; 1945
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10 1    General Correspondence; 1946 Jan-Mar
   2    General Correspondence; 1946 Apr-Jun
   3    General Correspondence; 1946 Jul-Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1946 Oct-Nov
   5    General Correspondence; 1946 Dec
   6    Correspondence re. CHINQUAPIN and Caribbean Cruise; 1945 Dec-1946 Apr
   7    Miscellaneous Bills, etc.; 1946
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11 1    General Correspondence; 1947Jan-Mar
   2    General Correspondence; 1947 Apr-Jun
   3    General Correspondence; 1947 Jul-Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1947Oct-Dec
   5    Miscellaneous bills, etc.; 1947
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12 1    General Correspondence; 1948 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1948 Feb.
   3    General Correspondence; 1948 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1948 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1948 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1948 Jun
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13 1    General Correspondence; 1948 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1948 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1948 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1948 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1948 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1948 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1948
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14 1    General Correspondence; 1949 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1949 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1949 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1949 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1949 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1949 Jun
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15 1    General Correspondence; 1949 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1949 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1949 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1949 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1949 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1949 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1949
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16 1    General Correspondence; 1950 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1950 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1950 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1950 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1950 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1950 Jun
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17 1    General Correspondence; 1950 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1950 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1950 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1950 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1950 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1950 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1950
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18 1    General Correspondence; 1951Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1951 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1951 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1951 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1951 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1951 Jun
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19 1    General Correspondence; 1951 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1951 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1951 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1951 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1951 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1951 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1951
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20 1    General Correspondence; 1952 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1952 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1952 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1952 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1952 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1952 Jun
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21 1    General Correspondence; 1952 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1952 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1952 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1952 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1952 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1952 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1952
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22 1    General Correspondence; 1953 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1953 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1953 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1953 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1953 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1953 Jun
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23 1    General Correspondence; 1953 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1953 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1953 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1953 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1953 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1953 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1953
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24 1    General Correspondence; 1954 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1954 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1954 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1954 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1954 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1954 Jun
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25 1    General Correspondence; 1954 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1954 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1954 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1954 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1954 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1954 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1954
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26 1    General Correspondence; 1955 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1955 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1955 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1955 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1955 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1955 Jun
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27 1    General Correspondence; 1955 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1955 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1955 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1955 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1955 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1955 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1955
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28 1    General Correspondence; 1956 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1956 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1956 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1956 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1956 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1956 Jun
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29 1    General Correspondence; 1956 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1956 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1956 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1956 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1956 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1956 Dec
   7    Misc./Undated; 1956
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30 1    General Correspondence; 1957 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1957 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1957 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1957 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1957 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1957 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1957
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31 1    General Correspondence; 1957 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1957 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1957 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1957 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1957 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1957 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1957
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32 1    General Correspondence; 1958 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1958 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1958 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1958 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1958 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1958 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1958
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33 1    General Correspondence; 1958 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1958 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1958 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1958 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1958 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1958 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1958
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34 1    General Correspondence; 1959 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1959 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1959 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1959 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1959 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1959 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1959
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35 1    General Correspondence; 1959 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1959 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1959 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1959 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1959 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1959 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1959
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36 1    General Correspondence; 1960 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1960 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1960 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1960 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1960 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1960 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1960
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37 1    General Correspondence; 1960 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1960 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1960 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1960 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1960 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1960 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1960
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38 1    General Correspondence; 1961 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1961 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1961 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1961Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1961 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1961 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1961
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39 1    General Correspondence; 1961 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1961 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1961 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1961 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1961 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1961 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1961
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40 1    General Correspondence; 1962 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1962 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1962 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1962 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1962 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1962 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1962
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41 1    General Correspondence; 1962 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1962 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1962 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1962 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1962 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1962 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1962
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42 1    General Correspondence; 1963 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1963 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1963 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1963 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1963 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1963 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1963
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43 1    General Correspondence; 1963 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1963 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1963 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1963 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1963 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1963 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1963
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44 1    General Correspondence; 1964 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1964 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1964 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1964 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1964 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1964 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1964
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45 1    General Correspondence; 1964 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1964 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1964 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1964 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1964 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1964 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1964
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46 1    General Correspondence; 1965 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1965 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1965 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1965 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1965 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1965 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1965
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47 1    General Correspondence; 1965 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1965 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1965 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1965 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1965 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1965 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1965
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48 1    General Correspondence; 1966 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1966 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1966 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1966 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1966 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1966 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1966
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49 1    General Correspondence; 1966 Jul
   2    General Correspondence; 1966 Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1966 Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1966 Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1966 Nov
   6    General Correspondence; 1966 Dec
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1966
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50 1    General Correspondence; 1967 Jan
   2    General Correspondence; 1967 Feb
   3    General Correspondence; 1967 Mar
   4    General Correspondence; 1967 Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1967 May
   6    General Correspondence; 1967 Jun
   7    Miscellaneous/Undated Material; 1967
  
Loomis- Ruth Sturdevant Correspondence; 1917-1921
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51 1    To Miss. Sturdevant; 1917 Oct -1918 May
   2    To Miss. Sturdevant; 1918 Jun-Jul
   3    To Miss. Sturdevant; 1918 Aug-Oct
   4    To Miss. Sturdevant; 1918 Nov-Dec
   5    From Miss. Sturdevant; 1918 Apr-1919 May
   6    To Miss. Sturdevant; 1919 Jan-Apr
   7    To Miss Sturdevant; 1919 May-Aug
   8    To Miss Sturdevant; 1920-1921
  
Correspondence, etc., relating to cruise of HIPPOCAMPUS; 1921-1923
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52 1    Correspondence relating primarily to purchase of HIPPOCAMPUS and her cruise; 1921 Jan-Nov
   2    Correspondence relating to obtaining crew for HIPPOCAMPUS; 1921 Feb-Apr
   3    Correspondence in relation to HIPPOCAMPUS and publication of "The Cruise"; 1922-1923
   4    Correspondence relating to the sale of HIPPOCAMPUS; 1922 Dec-1923 Jan
   5    Documents & Newspaper clippings relating to the cruise of the HIPPOCAMPUS; 1921
   6    Miscellaneous undated photographs, some of damage to HIPPOCAMPUS in 1921; undated
  
Lecture Correspondence; 1939-1965
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53 1    Lecture Correspondence; 1939-1940
   2    Lecture Correspondence; 1941
   3    Lecture Correspondence; 1946
   4    Lecture Correspondence; 1947 Jan-Jun
   5    Lecture Correspondence; 1947 Jul-Dec
   6    Lecture Correspondence; 1948 Jan-Jun
   7    Lecture Correspondence; 1948 Jul-Dec
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54 1    Lecture Correspondence; 1949 Jan-Jun
   2    Lecture Correspondence; 1949 Jul-Dec
   3    Lecture Correspondence; 1950
   4    Lecture Correspondence; 1951 Jan-Jun
   5    Lecture Correspondence; 1951 Jul-Dec
   6    Lecture Correspondence; 1952 Jan-Jun
   7    Lecture Correspondence; 1952 Jul-Dec
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55 1    Lecture Correspondence; 1953 Jan-Jun
   2    Lecture Correspondence; 1953 Jul-Dec
   3    List of Lecture Engagements; 1946-1953
   4    Lecture Correspondence; 1954
   5    Lecture Correspondence; 1955
   6    Lecture Correspondence; 1956
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56 1    Lecture Correspondence; 1957
   2    Lecture Correspondence; 1958
   3    Lecture Correspondence; 1959
   4    Lecture Correspondence; 1960
   5    Lecture Correspondence; 1961-1963
   6    Lecture Correspondence; 1964-1965
  
Newport, Rhode Island-Bermuda Races; 1950-1966
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57 1    Newport, R.I. - Bermuda Race; 1950 Jun
   2    Bermuda Race; 1952
   3    Newport, R.I. - Bermuda Race; 1954 Jun
   4    Newport, R.I. - Bermuda Race, noon positions of yachts, etc.; 1954 Jun
   5    Newport, R.I. - Bermuda Race, general information; 1956 Jun
   6    Newport, R.I. - Bermuda Race, noon positions of yachts, etc.; 1956 Jun
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58 1    Bermuda Race, noon positions; 1958
   2    Bermuda Race, pre race information, results, etc.,; 1958
   3    Bermuda Race, general information, entries, results, noon positions; 1960
   4    Newport - Bermuda Race; 1962
   5    Newport - Bermuda Race; 1964
   6    Newport - Bermuda Race; 1966
  
Other Ocean Races; ca. 1948-1965
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59 1    Newport, Rhode Island - Annapolis, Maryland Race; 1953
   2    St. Petersburg, Florida - Havana, Cuba Race; 1953
   3    Newport - Sweden Race; 1955
   4    Cowes Week (England), Fastnet; 1955
   5    St. Petersburg, Florida - Havana, Cuba Race; 1957
   6    America's Cup; 1958
   7    Australia Races (Sydney - Hobart, Sydney - Noumea); 1959
   8    Lisbon, Portugal - Sagres Race; 1960
   9    Bermuda - Sweden Race; 1960
   10    Miami, Florida to St. Petersburg, Florida Race; 1960
   11    Admiral's Cup - Fastnet; 1961
   12    Miami, Florida - Montego Bay, Jamaica; 1961 Mar 18
   13    Various Races, assorted correspondence and data;; ca. 1948-1955
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60 1    America's Cup; 1962
   2    Trans-Atlantic Race, Newport, R.I. to Plymouth, England; 1963
   3    Fastnet and Admiral's Cup Races; 1963
   4    Single Handed Trans-Atlantic Race, Plymouth, England to New port, R.I.; 1964
   5    America's Cup Races; 1964
   6    Fastnet and Admirals Cup Races; 1965
  
Race and Cruise Circulars of 1967 Season; 1967
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61 1    Race and Cruise Circulars of 1967 Season; 1967
  
Typescript Copies of Articles and Associated Research by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1918-1947
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62 1    Cruise & Operations of the Otranto Detachment,; 1918
   2    History of the Sub-Chasers attached to the LEONIDAS and the HANNIBAL; 1919 Aug
   3    Material relating to Race of the Sub-Chasers Bermuda to New York; 1919 Aug
   4    Miscellaneous material about sub-chasers; 1917-1918
   5    "Down the Barbary Coast"; 1919 Mar
   6    Manuscripts arising from Cruise of HIPPOCAMPUS; 1921
   7    Manuscript on charts; 1924
   8    "Down the St. Lawrence", and photographs; 1939
   9    Winter Cruise in the Caribbean, CHINQUAPIN; 1947
   10    Typescript copies of various short articles, probably written by Alfred F. Loomis; undated
  
Titled Articles
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63 1    "About Hotspur"
   2    "Burning Eyes" by Will Bascom
   3    "Conflict"
   4    "The Cutter Comes Into It's Own"
   5    "Experiences"
   6    "The Field of Honor"
   7    "Five Thousand To Go"
   8    "How I Sailed Away"
   9    "The Ills of Justice and Judgment"
   10    "Man Overboard"
   11    "Only the Radio Squealed"
   12    "Phantom on the Run"
   13    "Pleasure Boat in Distress"
   14    Prospectus of Ocean Racing Story
   16    "Quiet Time in the Office"
   17    "A Ray of Yellow Light"
   18    "A Reporter at Large"
   19    "The Rites of Spring"
   20    "Romance is Never Here"
   21    "Sail Limitations"
   22    "Specifications for 56ft L.O.A. Steel Yacht for Herbert P. Wahl"
   23    "Then the Fight Began"
   24    "The Treasure Will Be Found"
   25    "Working Out to Windward"
   26    Articles Untitled
  
Drafts; ca. 1936-1946
Box Folder
64 1    Draft for Ocean Racing; ca. 1936
   2    Correspondence & notes, etc., for revised edition of Ocean Racing, Note: Proofs and photos for Ocean Racing are filed at the end of this box; ca. 1936
Box Folder
65 1    Draft 1; undated
   2    Draft 2; undated
  
Scrapbook Papers; 1912-1967
Box Folder
66 1    "QUERIDA's Cruise to Mecca" South Inland Waterway; Outboard Motors; World War I Clippings; "Made of Brass"; "The Fair Seasons"; "Through the Everglades"; Assorted clippings
   2    Lighthouses; Outboard Motors; What Editors Want for Photographs; Weather; Logs (streaming) - How to use them; Florida In 20 Days; About Marine Gasoline; Dipping the Ensign (Protocol); Breaking a World Record; Racing for the Gold Cup; Making Outboard Motors Fit on; Rowboats
   3    "Southward Ho" (Motor Boating); "The First Palace Show"; The Auxiliary; Play the Game as You Should; Phenomenal Outboard Growth - 1916; Gasoline in Abundance Possible; In the Shops With A marine Motor - 1916; Express Cruisers, A New Epoch in Motor Boating; Where Shall We Cruise This Summer; Kerosene Motors; At Home On a Motor Cruiser; Under the Atlantic By Motor Boat (German Sub); Spark Plugs for Marine Motors; Automobile of the Sea Express Open Cruiser
   4    (World War I Articles); The Motor Boat in WW I (1918); Motorboat Plans for Submarine Invasion; In Case of War - What?; Motor Boats In Movies (1917); On Active Service; The Art of Semaphore Signaling; Naval Rank & Corps Devices; Keeping up With the Reserve
   5    Motorless Boats of Foreign Wars; Naval Birdmen in the Making; Motor Boatmen Became Semaphore Experts; Bermuda to N.Y. In the Winning Sub Chaser; How the Chasers Got Their Gas; What Were the Faults of the Sub Chasers; What Motor Boatmen Had to Know; Sub Chasers (110 ft) What's Her Speed; Sub Chasers (100 ft) Where They Worked
Box Folder
67 1    The Rum Boat PATHFINDER; The Route to the America's Cup; Misadventures in PATHFINDER; From the Great Lakes to the Sea; Single Handling "it"; Terrors of the Night; Influences Navy Style; Not Quite Winning the Bermuda Race 1922 & SEAFARER in Fast Navigation in Ocean Racing; The Crew Questions Answered; The New Hope The New Yachtsman; The Summer Afloat; The Rat Takes Charge; Where is Lief Erickson?
   2    HIPPOCAMPUS Articles - Mr. Loomis' Boat before HOTSPUR, all cruising; HIPPOCAMPUS Renews Her Youth; A Likely Story (Caribbean Cruise); We Discover the Pearl Islands (Pacific); Where Pirates Roamed; Along the San Blast Coast
Box Folder
68 1    And So the Keel Was Poured - HOTSPUR; A Cruise From Solomons, Md., Tangier Island, Chesapeake; The Devil Take the Hindmost, Bayside to Block Island Race; HOTSPUR To Cruise the Aegean; An Aegean Cruise; In the Gulf of Corinth; First Taste of Aegean Weather; The Enchanted Cyclades; Aegean Harbor Adventures; The Palace of the Minotaur; Days Afloat and Days Ashore; A Rapid Run to Piraeus; Down the Peleponnesus; Me and Cotton Mike; HOTSPUR crashes through; NARWHAL Wins the Cornfield Race (HOTSPUR 2nd); Sewing Our Way to Cornfield Lightship (sail repair); The Gentle Art of Quitting; The Battle of the Parachutes (spinnakers); A Modified Down Hill Cruise; The Four Point Shift of Wind; Chesapeake Incident (HOTSPUR); Backward Turn Backward 25th Birthday of HOTSPUR; Old Folks Cruise
Box Folder
69 1    Mainly About a Yawl Named ADASTRA; English Coast Cruise - ADASTRA (Motor Boating; )Fog and Rain - English Channel - ADASTRA; South Coast of England - ADASTRA; Headlands & Harbors - ADASTRA; ADASTRA Turns to Leeward IV; Fog in the English Channel V; ADASTRA in the Channel Isles VI; A Holiday in France - ADASTRA; Unavoidable Conclusion of ADASTRA's Cruise
   2    Cruising Foreign Waters; Around the Isle of Wight; English Channel Parts Visited From the Sea; The San Blast Indians of Panama; To Gloucester on BLUE WATER; The Coming Race for the Gold Cup; Crosby Cats of Osterville and Their Builders; SPINDRIFT I, SALT SEA SPRAY (Country Life article July 1926); Yachts and Yachtsmen
   3    Yachting Thirty Years Ago (1895); Question of Fair Play in Yacht Racing; Yachting Notes and Comments (Sportsman - 1916); The Bascom Chest; The Battle of Dorchester Bay; Hot Wreck Isle; A Busy Night at Sagaport; Hang the Expense Said the Commodore; Farewell to the Racing Schooner; It's the Owner's Fault; All About Auxiliaries; Ocean Racing in the Dark Ages; Lone Wolves of the Open Sea; Three Somersaults On Deck; ENTERPRISE Keeps the Cup; ENTERPRISES's Victory over SHAMROCK V aided by Details of Construction; Fitting Out an Old Garbage Crate; An artist with a Needle; The Sport of Ocean Racing (Sportsman, July +31); "Under the Lee of the Long Boat" by Capt. Stan; Divers Experiences; The Journey's End; Articles on Engines, Lubrication, Etc.; Victory At Sea - Adm. Sims. - W.W. I
   4    Ocean Racing 1927-1930; British Comment of Fastnet Race (Yachting, 1927; Impressions of the Fastnet Race - 1927; 1927 Battle of the Fastnet; Loss of the Yacht ROFA; Racing For the Queen's Cup 1928; On Board PINTA - Queen's Cup; A Trio of Contenders - 1927 Fastnet Race; "Ocean Racing" by Weston Martyr ; "Golden Age of Sail" AFL; "Ocean Racing" AFL; "How the Transatlantic Race Was Sailed" W. Martyr; "That Dad Blasted Square sail" AFL; "Is Luck 75% of Ocean Racing?" AFL; "NINA Wins the Fastnet" - 1928 AFL; "A Cruising Man's Conclusion on the Staysail Rig" - Warwick Tompkins; "Professional Aid" - AFL
Box Folder
70 1    Articles by A.F. Loomis; "How Boys"; "Starboard Tack" - (Direction - Carl Vilas' Boat); "How to Write a Cruise Story"; "Too Many Yachtsmen"; "A Happy Ending"; "Three Days To Bermuda"; "Are There Any Sailors in the Navy"; "The Amateur Barra Tarist"
   2    Articles by A.R. Loomis; All About YANKEE J-Boat - 1936 and Passage Over Racing ATLANTIC
   3    Articles by A. F. Loomis; "Circumstantial Evidence"; "The Delight of Owning a Boat" (3 parts); "Owner's Boat"Pity the Poor Navigator"; "BRILLIANT's Passage (200 miles 1 day); "Comments on Ocean Racing"; "Mud Sailing in England";"A Wet Race" - Miami to Nassau - 1934; "Suicides Afloat"; "The Answer is Don't" "Tense Moments"; "Bermuda Race"; 1934
   4    A. F. Loomis; Spun Yarn 0 Under the Lee of the Long Boat from Yachting Magazine; 1935-1938
   5    Articles by A. F. Loomis; "America's Cup - RANGER/ENDEAVOR II 1934"; "Fifteen Marches for - America's Cup"; "How the Races Were Sailed"; "Aboard A Cup Yacht"; "Blow by Blow"; "Lessons for the America's Cup Races" "The Cup Races We Didn't See"; "U.S. "Sixes" Keep International Trophies
   6    Articles by A. F. Loomis; "Which Cruise Eastward"; "Driving Along Northern Sea Lanes"; "Ocean Racing" (3 parts); "Good-by to All That"; "An Uphill Slant to Bermuda" 1936; "Light Airs & Dismastings," Chicago - Mackinac 1936; "Wanted a New Job for HOTSPUR"; "1937 - Another Big Year for Yachting"; "A Matter of Interpretation"; "To Gibson Island"; "Blow the Man Down"; "Race Around Sow and Pigs Lightship"; "VAMARIE; Can She - May She. USNA ketch; "Uphill to Bermuda" - 1938; "How to Talk Yachting"
Box Folder
71 1    "Foreign Sixes Do Battle," Oyster Bay 6 Meter sloops; "CIRCE Takes Seawanhaka Cup," Six Meters; "The Monhegan Race"; "Last of the Fisherman Races" THEBAUD vs BLUENOSE; "Duck Soup for Offshore Sailors"; "A Night of Flame and Horror"; "The Navy's 30' Yawls (Luders in USN Sailing program); "Some thoughts on Cruising"; "BLOODHOUND Wins the Fastest Fastnet Race"; "A Sailor for a Sou"; "This and That"; "All Wet Again" Spun Yarn; "GOOD NEWS Carries the Mail to Havana"; "Yes - But Are You Sure" (Navigation)
   2    Spun Yarn (Under the Lee of the Long Boat), Yachting; 1938-1945
   3    Spun Yarn (Under the Lee of the Long Boat), Yachting; 1946 May-1949 Sep
   4    "You Might Try Maine"; "Cruising on Chart USCGS 1225 Chesapeake Bay - 1940"; "New York Motor Boat Show" 1941; "Learning Navigation Afloat"; "GULF STREAM Wins St. Pete. - Havana Race -1941"; "Three Yachts In Need"; "The Month In Yachting"; "The Peaceful Chesapeake"; "Around the Cabin Lamp"; "Subchasers of War"; "BLOODHOUND Does the Hat Trick"; "Weary Charwomen of The Seas" Minesweepers WWII; "Back to Sea Again"; "The Seamy Side of Cruising"; "Sailing at Night"; "The Crew I Can Do Without"; "Racing In Sweden"; "Caribbean Holiday" 1947; "An Abbreviated Cruise Round Gome," Western L.I. Sound; "Error of Judgment"; "The Will to Win"; "Chesapeake Incident"; "A Cruise from Solomons, Md. To Tangier Isl." (Chesapeake); "The Other Man's Boat"
Box Folder
72 1    Bermuda Race, 1948: "BARUNA Wins Again"; "All His Gales Were Fair"; "Where Do We Go From Here"; "Bermuda Race, 1950 ARGYLL Wins"; "Charles Nicholson," English Yacht Designer; "With Goliday on Lake Superior"; "Lady Patty Wins Havana Race"; "AUSTRALIA's Rugged Ocean Race"; "Honolulu Race," 1951; "Lake Ontario-Rochester, N.Y.," Race 1949; "Fastnet Race," 1951; "He Wanted to be a Hero" (Sat. Eve. Post); "Man Overboard"; "How about Those Meanders"; "Bermuda Race," 1952
   2    "Under the Lee of the Long Boat,"; 1949-1957
   3    Articles By A.F. Loomis; Port Huron - Mackinac Race, 1952; Chicago's 45th Mackinac Race, 1952; The Solitary Seafarers; Buenos Aires - Rio Race - 1953; "Solemn Treatise" (Navigator on WHITE MIST, Rio race 1953); "BOLERO Crashed Through:" Newport-Annapolis 1953; "Backward Turn Backward"; "Old Folks Cruise" (HIPPOCAMPUS 25th Anniversary Cruise); "Home Again" (Return of HIPPOCAMPUS 25th Anniversary Cruise); "HOOT MON Wins Havana Race"; "MALAY Wins Bermuda Race," 1954; "CARINA Wins Trans-Atlantic Race"; "The Biggest - Fastest Bermuda Race" 1956; "Analyzing - Fastest Bermuda Race" 1956; "50 Years of Ocean Racing"; "Half a Narrow Boat Racing"; "Bravo Coast Guard"; "CRIOLLO Wins Havana Race" 1957
Box Folder
73 1    Spun Yarn: Under the Lee of the Long Boat
Box Folder
74 1    Spun Yarn: Under the Lee of the Long Boat
   2    "A Brief History of America's Cup Races"; "The Admiral's Cup 1963"; "RABITT Wins the Fastnet"; "Man Overboard" on SIGARO (Trans-Atlantic); "Bermuda Race- Past & Present"; "The Great Ocean Race - 1866"; "America's Cup Chronology 1851-1964"
Box Folder
75 1    "Under the Lee of the Longboat" Spun Yarn colum by Alfred Loomis, Yachting Magazine; 1960-1961
   2    "Under the Longboat" in Spun Yarn column by Alfred Loomis, Yachting Magazine; 1962
   3    "Under the Lee of the Longboat", in Spun Yarn column by Alfred Loomis, Yachting Magazine; 1962-1963
Box Folder
76 1    1964
   2    "Under the Lee of the Longboat", article in Spun yarn column by Alfred Loomis, Yachting Magazine; 1964-1965
   3    "Under the Lee of the Longboat", article in Spun yarn column by Alfred Loomis, Yachting Magazine; 1966 and 1967
  
Miscellaneous Material; ca. 1920-1940
Box Folder
77 1    HOTSPUR (Cutter owned by Alfred Loomis)
   2    Gulf Stream statistical information and related papers
   3    Rating rules information
   4    Royal Ocean racing club, race program; (1939, 1952, 1955, 1957, 1959)
   5    Three different styles of Bermuda Race Position Sheets
Box Folder
78 1    Theatre programs, newspaper articles, paid bills; 1918
   2    Foregin newspapers; 1918
   3    Theatre programs, magazine articles, paid bills; 1919
   4    Bermuda Race newspaper clippings; 1923 Jun
   5    Article, "ILEX In the Fastnet Race"; Royal Engineers Journal; 1935
   6    Bank Documents; checking saving, etc.; 1935-1948
  
Additional Personal Correspondence; 1901-1962
Box Folder
79 1    Personal Correspondence; 1901
   2    Personal Correspondence; 1905
   3    Personal Correspondence; 1906
   4    Personal Correspondence; 1907
   5    Personal Correspondence; 1908
   6    Personal Correspondence; 1909
   7    Personal Correspondence; 1910
   8    Personal Correspondence; 1911
   9    Personal Correspondence; 1912
Box Folder
80 1    Personal Correspondence; 1913
   2    Personal Correspondence; 1914
   3    Personal Correspondence; 1915
   4    Personal Correspondence; 1917
   5    Personal Correspondence; 1918
   6    Personal Correspondence; 1919
   7    Personal Correspondence; 1920-1929
   8    Personal Correspondence; 1930
Box Folder
81 1    Personal Correspondence; 1931
   2    Personal Correspondence; 1932
   3    Personal Correspondence; 1933
   4    Personal Correspondence; 1935-1935
   5    Personal Correspondence; 1936
   6    Personal Correspondence; 1938
   7    Personal Correspondence; 1939
   8    Personal Correspondence; 1940
   9    Personal Correspondence; 1941
   10    Personal Correspondence; 1942
   11    Personal Correspondence; 1943 Jan-Apr
   12    Personal Correspondence:; 1943 May-Sep
   13    Personal Correspondence:; 1943 Sep-Dec
   14    Personal Correspondence; undated
Box Folder
82 1    Personal Correspondence; 1944 Jan-Apr
   2    Personal Correspondence:; 1944 May-Sep
   3    Personal Correspondence:; 1944 Oct-Dec
   4    Personal Correspondence; 1945
   5    Personal Correspondence; 1955
   6    Personal Correspondence; 1962 (primarily from Clinton)
   7    Personal Correspondence; 1963, 1966-1969, 1970-1972
Box Folder
83 1    Personal Correspondence; undated (ca. 1910-1920)
   2    Personal Correspondence, from mother,; undated (ca. 1910-1920)
   3    Personal Correspondence; undated
  
Additional General Correspondence; 1930-1967
Box Folder
84 1    General Correspondence; 1930
   2    General Correspondence; 1931 Jan-Aug
   3    General Correspondence; 1931 Sep-Dec, undated
   4    General Correspondence; 1932 Jan-Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1932 May-Jul
   6    General Correspondence; 1932 Aug-Oct
   7    General Correspondence; 1932 Nov-Dec, undated
Box Folder
85 1    General Correspondence; 1933 Jan-May
   2    General Correspondence; 1933 Jun-Sep
   3    General Correspondence; 1933 Oct-Dec, undated
   4    General Correspondence re: Yachts Under Sail; 1933 Mar-Jun
   5    General Correspondence; 1934 Jan-Apr
   6    General Correspondence; 1934 May-Sep
   7    General Correspondence; 1934 Oct-Dec, undated
   8    General Correspondence re: The Yachtsman's Yearbook; 1934
Box Folder
86 1    General Correspondence; 1935 Jan-Mar
   2    General Correspondence; 1935 Apr-Jun
   3    General Correspondence; 1935 Jul-Sep
   4    General Correspondence; 1935 Oct-Dec, undated
   5    General Correspondence re: The Yachtsman's Yearbook; 1935
   6    General Correspondence; 1936 Jan-Mar
   7    General Correspondence; 1936 Apr-Sep
   8    General Correspondence; 1936 Oct-Dec, undated
Box Folder
87 1    General Correspondence; 1937 Jan-Mar
   2    General Correspondence; 1937 Apr-Sep
   3    General Correspondence; 1937 Oct-Dec, undated
   4    General Correspondence; 1938 Jan-Apr
   5    General Correspondence; 1938 May-Jul
   6    General Correspondence; 1938 Aug-Oct
Box Folder
88 1    General Correspondence; 1938 Nov-Dec, undated
   2    General Correspondence, Rejection Letters; 1938
   3    General Correspondence; 1939 Jan-Apr
   4    General Correspondence; 1939 May-Oct
   5    General Correspondence; 1939 Nov-Dec, undated
   6    General Correspondence, Rejection Letters; 1939
Box Folder
89 1    General Correspondence; 1940 Jan-Mar
   2    General Correspondence; 1940 Apr-Sep
   3    General Correspondence; 1940 Oct-Dec, undated
   4    General Correspondence; 1941 Jan-Mar
   5    General Correspondence; 1941 Apr-Dec, undated
Box Folder
90 1    General Correspondence; 1942
   2    General Correspondence; 1943
   3    General Correspondence; 1944
   4    General Correspondence; 1946
   5    General Correspondence, Financial; 1947
   6    General Correspondence, re: Hotspur sail and rerigging plans; 1947
   7    General Correspondence, Financial; 1948
   8    General Correspondence, Financial; 1949
   9    General Correspondence; 1950
   10    General Correspondence; 1951
   11    General Correspondence; 1952
Box Folder
91 1    General Correspondence, Lecture; 1959
   2    General Correspondence, Lecture; 1960
   3    General Correspondence, Lecture; 1961
   4    General Correspondence, re: racing bloopers; 1961-1962
   5    General Correspondence; 1962 Jan-Jul
   6    General Correspondence; 1962 Aug-Oct
   7    General Correspondence; 1962 Nov-Dec, undated
   8    General Correspondence, Lecture; 1962-1963
   9    General Correspondence, Lecture; 1965
   10    General Correspondence, Lecture; 1966
   11    Correspondence re: "Spun Yarn" and "Lee of the Longboat" articles
  
Correspondence relating to Blue Water Metal; 1949-1962
Box Folder
92 1    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1949-1955
   2    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1956
   3    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1957
   4    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1958
   5    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1959
   6    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1960
   7    Correspondence re: Blue Water Medal; 1961-1962
  
Race Related Correspondence and Information; 1927-1962
Box Folder
93 1    America's Cup Races; 1934
   2    Bermuda Race; 1930, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1960
   4    Bermuda Race; 1948
   4    Buenos Aires - Rio de Janiero Race; 1947-1953 (photos)
   5    Fastnet Race; 1927, 1928, 1931, 1933
   6    Fastnet and Wolf Rock Races; 1951 Aug
   7    Fishermen's Race; 1938
   8    Los Angeles - Mazatlan Race; 1962
Box Folder
94 1    Mackinac Race; 1952
   2    Mallory Cup Race; 1960
   3    Miami - Montego Bay Race; 1963
   4    Sydney - Hobart Race; 1946, 1948
   5    Swedish Sandham Races; 1947
   6    Trans-Atlantic Yacht Races; 1866-1936 (scattered)
   7    Trans-Pacific (Honolulu) Race; 1941-1959
   8    Yacht Race Information and Circulars; 1928-1939
  
Miscellaneous Article Drafts by Alfred F. Loomis
Box Folder
95 1    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; The Honor of Company B; The Honorable Peter; "Hang the Expense" Said the Commodore; The Siren in the Fog; The Tides of Guernsey; The "Battle" of Dorcester Bay; Out of Bounds; The Barge in Hell Gate; Ed Thompson Evens the Score; An Ounce of Prevention
   2    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; A Busy Night at Sagaport; The Hut on Wreck Isle; The Answer is Don't, 1934; The Amateur Barratrist; Can These Be Corinthians; A Thousand Times No!; Too Many Yachtsmen; Narwhal Wins the Cornfield Auxiliary; Sewing Our Way to Cornfield Lightship; The Last Battle of the Oyster Wars, 1929; Goodbye to All That
   3    Chesapeake
   4    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Another Day, Another Dollar; The Crew I Can Do Without; Rendezvous; Chicago's 45th Mackinac
   5    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; A Ray of Yellow Light; A Four Letter Word Meaning Luck (3 drafts); A Floating Desert Atoll an the Baby Whale; I Told You So; Untitled Article; Cruising Boats
   6    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; More Revenue-ers Needed; Easy Pickings; Religious In Toleration (As a Savage Might Regard it); Imaginary Letters from A Savage II The New Tyranny; The Pearl of San Jose; The News in Brief (Ten Years from To Day); The Highway of the Future; An Excusable Error; The Pearl of San Jose; Untitled Articles re. Jered Sampson
   7    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Ed Thompson Evens the Score; An Ounce of Prevention; An Ill Wind; Untitled Article on Alcohol and Gasoline; And All Other Perils; When He Was Your Age: Perspectus of a New Series for Newspaper Syndication
   8    Hippocampus Renews Hew Youth
   9    Unique Adventures of Thadwick Whetstone
Box Folder
96 1    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Is the Cruising Club Going Stuffed Shirt?; Then the Fight Began; Book Review A La Mode; The Battle of the Parachutes; Those Mendacious Current Tables; Monkey Business (2 copies)
   2    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Untitled Article on America's Cup Races; Sail Limitation - A Dangerous Innovation; The Miraculous Voyage of the AVATAR
   3    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; For the Honor of Company B; Working Out to Windward; Your Fastnet Race; Fastnet Race Sailed in Light Airs; The Contest for the America's Cup; Letter of the Law; Senatorial Inquisition; In Defense of Bigotry
   4    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; The Pros with Adventure; Nancy; And All Other Perils; Doleful Interlude; Miscellaneous Manuscripts; Shipmates
   5    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; The Drinking Driver; His Only Vice (2 copies); A Mere Hollow Shell; Nancy (2nd copy, see previous folder); Matin; The First Florida Flotilla; An Antique Voyage (2 copies)
   6    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Corned Beef, Hash, And Scrambled Eggs (2 copies); Home is the Sailor; There Was This Girl; When It Was Getting Dark
   7    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Catching Up; Quixotic Behavior; George Anderson; Wanted: Navigators Clock with Dial....
   8    'Spun Yarn' Articles
Box Folder
97 1    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Replace That Tooth, 1941; A Big Guy Like That, 1937 (3 copies); Ten Years, 1935
   2    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Even So, 1932 (3 copies); What a Situation; On the Evidence, 1938 (2 copies); The Isle of Justice and Judgment; With Apologies in Advance, By Hotspur (3 copies); Unreliable Record of the Meeting of the Stockholders of Yachting Publishing Corp., Feb. 7, 1939; Fiftieth Birthday
   3    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Interview Between Miss Nancy Turner and Alfred F. Loomis, WMCA; Allergic to Flattery (2 copies); I Drydock a Naval Vessel; "And All Other Perils"; When it was Getting Dark; National Hero, New Style; An Extravaganza, 1935 (2 copies); WANTED!! A Navigator's Clock with Dial.., 1941; "Gulf Stream" Wins Habana Race
   4    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Rendezvous; Experience, 1934; More Than one Fast Worker; The Field of Honor, 1932; Jeopardy, 1930; Whirlwind Courtship (2 copies); Slaves to Convention; The Rites of Spring
   5    Miscellaneous Article Drafts; Conflict; Revolt of the Taxpayers (2 copies); A Bone Loose Somewhere; Train 27--Missing; No - Just Boats (2 copies); The Soil and the Sea; A Boy's Best Friend; No Need to Seek Friendship; His Only Vice; Security for Freedom?
   6    Story Fragments
  
Book Manuscript Drafts
Box Folder
98 1    Manuscript, typed, Ranging the Maine Coast, (includes notes)
   2    Manuscript, typed, partial Chesapeake Bay Cruising
   3    Notes and correspondence re: Chesapeake Bay Cruising
   4    Manuscript, typed, Paradise Cove
   5    Manuscript, typed, Sea Legs
  
Newspaper Clippings of Book Reviews; 1923-1940
Box Folder
99 1    Clippings re: The Bascom Chest; 1927
   2    Clippings re: Cruise of the Hippocampus; 1923
   3    Clippings re: Fair Winds in the Far Baltic; 1928-1929
   4    Clippings re: Hotspur's Cruise in the Aegean
   5    Clippings re: Ocean Racing
   6    Clippings re: Paradise Cove
   7    Clippings re: Sea Legs; 1927-1928
   8    Clippings re: The Sea Bird's Quest; 1923
   9    Clippings re: Troubled Waters; 1929
   10    Clippings re: Walt Henly Overseas
   11    Clippings re: Walt Henley Skipper; 1929-1930
   12    Clippings re; Ranging the Maine Coast; 1939-1940
  
A. F. Loomis Naval Reserve Papers; 1940-1941
Box Folder
100 1    Naval Navigational and Exercise Worksheet; ca. 1941
   2    Naval Navigational and Exercise Worksheet; ca. 1941
   3    U.S. Naval Reserve Correspondence; 1940
   4    U.S. Naval Reserve Correspondence; 1940
   5    U.S. Naval and Government Documents re: American M.S. Chinquapin
   6    U.S. Naval and Government Documents re: wreck of SS John Banvard, inc.
   7    General Navy Correspondence
  
A. F. Loomis Miscellaneous
Box Folder
101 1    "Saving Life at Sea," re: Readers Responses to "Man Overboard"; 1952
   2    Research re: Sailboat Training Facility; 1961-?
   3    Research re: Long Island Sound Bridges; 1959-1964
   4    Research re:Hurricane Barriers (specifically Narragansett Bay); 1963-1965
   5    Long Boat, research notes, articles, correspondences re column; 1966
   6    Long Boat, research notes, articles, correspondences re column; 1965
   7    Long Boat, research notes, articles, correspondences re column; 1965-1965
Box Folder
102 1    Florida Cruise Data ( by A. Loomis to Annapolis); 1912-1913
   2    Article segments
   3    Receipts and Bills from Aegean Cruise; 1930
   4    Papers re: the Estate of Mary C. Walker; 1926-1931
   5    Published copies of Loomis magazine articles; 1924
   6    "Corinthian Course in Navigation," Lecture draft; undated
   7    Article draft and clippings re: "A Years Racing"; 1935
   8    Assignment of Copyright; 1931
   9    Royalty Statements; 1922-1976
   10    Yacht Maintenance Bills; 1936-1940
   11    Loomis Family Papers; undated
  
Legal/Financial Correspondence relating to AFL will; 1968-1971
Box Folder
103 1    Legal/Financial Correspondence re. AFL will; 1968-1971
   2    Legal/Financial Correspondence re. AFL will; 1968-1971
   3    Legal/Financial Correspondence re. AFL will; 1968-1971
   4    Clippings re: Death of AFL
  
A. F. Loomis Miscellaneous Collected items
Box Folder
104 1    Newspaper clippings re Frederick (Casey) Baldwin; undated
   2    Postcards
   3    Wind and Wave; Yachting News of Interest to Long Island; 1934-1935,
   4    Hard on the Wind:Official Publication of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club
   5    Cruising Club News; 1965
   6    Finn Class Information; 1959-?
   7    Clippings re. Operation Sail; 1964
   8    List of Yacht Designers and Some of their boats
   9    WWI Newspaper Articles by John Knox
   10    Articles on Chesapeake Bay
   11    Naval Correspondence to Harvey Loomis (esp. orders); 1953-1956
   12    Transcript of log of Schooner Yacht DAUNTLESS; 1887
   13    "All the Year Round; A Weekly Journal, conducted by Charles Dickens; The
   14    Loomis family genealogy
   15    Copy of the log of the Bark IRELAND; 1887Mar 14,15, 24, 25
   16    Information re. Charles Battell Loomis; ca.1914
   17    "History of Battell Loomis,"; 1926 Dec 7-23
   18    Harvey W. Loomis; 1923
  
Volumes; 1916-1964
Volume   
1       Diary kept by Alfred F. Loomis;
Volume   
2       Diary kept by Alfred F. Loomis; "Bermuda to Malta"; 1918 Apr 16-May 26
Volume   
3       Diary kept by Alfred F. Loomis on board the U.S.S. LEONIDAS; 1918 Jun 7-Aug 13
Volume   
4       Diary kept by Alfred F. Loomis on board the U.S.S. LEONIDAS,; 1918 Aug 16-Oct 7
Volume   
5       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1921-1927
Volume   
6       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1926-1931
Volume   
7       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1932-1935
Volume   
8       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1936-1945
Volume   
9       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1946-1948
Volume   
10       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1948-1952
Volume   
11       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1952-1955
Volume   
12       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1956-1960
Volume   
13       Journal kept by Alfred F. Loomis; ca. 1961-1964
Volume   
14       Notebook kept by Alfred F. Loomis, Lt. Commander, U.S.N.R.; ca. 1941
Volume   
15       Notebook kept by Alfred F. Loomis, Lt. Commander, U.S.N.R.; ca. 1941
Volume   
16       American Practical Navigator, Bowditch, Nathaniel; with notes by Alfred F. Loomis; 1917

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