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Sailors' Snug Harbor (Institution)

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Marine Society of the City of New York Records, 1769-1990s

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-0010
Abstract Records of the Marine Society of the City of New York, an organization established in 1770 to provide relief for distressed ship masters, or their widows and children, and to promote maritime knowledge.
Dates: Circa 1769-1990s

Sailors' Snug Harbor Records, 1757-2008

 Collection
Identifier: SC-0016
Abstract The Sailors' Snug Harbor Records encapsulate the history of one of the first secular philanthropic organizations and home for retired mariners in the United States. The collection spans the institution's history beginning at the turn of the 19th century through the institution's move to a new facility in Sea Level, NC in 1976 and eventual closure in 2005. The records document the operations and management of the institution and shed light on the lives of the residents before and during their...
Dates: 1757 - 2008