Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

AP. Personal Papers of Alumni, Faculty, and Staff

 Record Group
Identifier: AP
Papers of SUNY Maritime College alumni, faculty, staff, and administrators. These papers were accessioned from the individual (not the department) and may include personal and career related material outside of the individual's relationship to Maritime College.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Paul Papers, 1856-1950

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0002
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Alexander Paul (1883-1956), a 1901 graduate of the New York Nautical (now SUNY Maritime College) St. Mary's whose maritime career culminated as an Inspector of Marine Vessels. Materials include a personal log book/diary with newspaper clippings and photographs, correspondence, documents related to Paul's career, and photographs.

Arthur M. Tode Papers, 1908-1975

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0005
Overview Tode was a 1912 graduate of New York Nautical School (now SUNY Maritime College), and later served as an instructor and Chief Engineer at the school. He was known for his advocacy of a strong Merchant Marine, especially through his leadership of the Propeller Club, which he built into an influential national organization. Materials include correspondence, publications, diary extracts, clippings, photographs, medals, and other career related documents.

Carl F. Vander Clute Papers, 1955-1961

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AP-0006
Contents of Collection The collection primarily consists of records related to Vander Clute's work with the Maritime College Council, which he chaired from 1955-1960. Materials include meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, and a few photographs.

Cecil Northrop Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AP-0024
Content Description This collection provides an intimate picture of Cecil Northrop's life at sea in the 1920s as a cadet in traning and merchant mariner. Northrop kept extensive diaries (handwritten and typed) where he recorded his impressions of life aboard the ship, foreign ports visited, people he met on his travels, and relationships with friends, family, and love interests. It appears Northrop was compiling some of the manuscripts into essays, and viewed his writing as part of the great sea narrative...

David Epstein Summer Sea Term Films, 1966-1980

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AP-0022
Content Description This collection consists of 12 reels of film (all Super 8 or 8mm) dated from the 1960s-1980 depicting summer sea terms on the Maritime College training ships Empire State IV (training ship from 1959-1973) and the Empire State V (training ship from 1973 - 1990). Footage shows training drills, oceanography experiments, and leisure activities on the ships and at international ports.

Felix Riesenberg Papers, 1879–1940s

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0019
Overview Felix Riesenberg (1879-1939) was an American seaman, explorer, engineer, and author of fiction and nonfiction. The collection contains personal papers and items, as well as copies of his published works.

Frederick M. Hendrickson Papers, 1902-1958

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0007
Contents of Collection This collection contains letters, postcards, photographs, and papers of Frederick M. Hendrickson, a 1903 graduate of the New York Nautical School (now Maritime College).

Frederick S. McMurray Papers, 1890-1958

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0003
Overview The collection documents the career and life of Frederick S. McMurray (1879-1958), beginning with his training at the New York Nautical School (now the SUNY Maritime College) on the Schoolship "St. Mary's" through his years as an instructor at the New York Nautical School and his service with the United States Navy.

George M. Wauchope Papers, circa 1920s-1970s

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AP-0008
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting Wauchope's distinguished maritime career, including active duty during World War II.

Janis Krastins Photographs, circa 1961-1981

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AP-0023
Scope and Contents Color photographic prints depicting the SUNY Maritime College campus, students, and training ships.