Weickum, Louis E.
- Existence: born 1881, died 1963
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description The collection consists of letters, ship diaries, books, pamphlets, memorabilia, drawings, wood blocks, scrapbooks, and albums. One scrapbook (titled "Memorabilia") was compiled by Harry C. Ballard and contains photos, drawings, and letters reflecting Weickum's life. Content of Containers Rough outline from legacy finding aid:Box 1: Correspondence 1905-1960, Diaries, records of cruises, and course notes while on St. Mary's 1901-1903;...
Dates: circa 1900-1960
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The schoolship St. Mary's, a square-rigged sloop-of war was used by the New York Nautical School from 1874-1908 to train young men for careers in the Merchant Marines and the Naval Reserves. Materials in the collection include letters and documents regarding the creation of the New York Nautical School and the transfer of the St. Mary's to the New York City Board of Education. Also included are administrative documents regarding the running of the school; cruise itineraries; student log books...
Dates: 1853 - 1958