Edward E. Knapp Collection (Coll. 171)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Edward E. Knapp

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Knapp, Edward E.
Title: Edward E. Knapp Collection
Dates: 1928-1935
Extent: ca. 400 pieces
Abstract: The collection contains the complete typed draft of Mr. Knapp's manuscript, in addition to research notes and clippings, and correspondence regarding his research and publication efforts.
Identification: Coll. 171

Biography of Edward E. Knapp

Edward E. Knapp of Mystic, Connecticut was interested in local history, and during the period covered by these papers, was actively involved in writing a history of Noank, Connectiuct entitled, "The Smacks of Noank." His subsequent efforts to have the work published did not prove successful.

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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.

Places:

Noank (Conn.)--History

Subjects:

Fishers--Connecticut--Noank
Fishing boats--Connecticut--Noank

Document Types:

Histories--Connecticut--Noank
Typescripts--Connecticut--Noank

Occupations:

Historians--Connecticut--Noank

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 171, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about H.B. Bowerman in Box 1, Folder 3 of the collection.
Bowerman, H.B. 1/3
Chester, Adelia 1/3
Chester, Betsy Wilbur 1/3
Chester, Charles 1/3
Chester, Charles Ira 1/3
Chester, Juliette F. 1/3
Chester, William 1/3
Davis, Henry (Capt.) 1/3
Davis, James (Capt.) 1/3
Harman, W.P. 1/3
Latham, S. (Capt.) 1/4
McCain, Walter L. 1/4
Perkins, Charles C. 1/3
Potter, James (Jr.) 1/3
Potter, Joseph (Capt.) 1/3
Rathbun, Harry B. 1/3
Rowe, Brainerd A. 1/4
Spicer, William I. 1/3
Stark, Abbie G. 1/3

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Index to Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Dunlop Publishing in Box 1, Folder 4 of the collection.
Dunlop Publishing 1/4
French Mfg. Co. 1/3
Moore, Leonard & Lynch 1/3
Plimpton Press 1/4

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Index to Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(S) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about the ship DAUNTLESS in Box 1, Folder 3 of the collection.
DAUNTLESS (Ship) 1/3
ELIZA POTTER (Schooner) 1/3
L. A. MACOMBER (Schooner) 1/3
REDWING (Smack) 1/3
TRIUMPH (Schooner) 1/3
WILLIAM C. BEE (Ship) 1/3

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Typed draft of unpublished mansucript and related material; 1928-1935
Box Folder
1 1 Typed draft of "The Smacks of Noank";
2 Miscellaneous research notes; ca. 1930
3 Incoming correspondence regarding research; 1828-1835
4 Letters regarding publication of Noank book; 1932-1935
5 Newspaper clippings regarding research;
Volume of notes and research for Noank book; ca. 1930

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