Frederick M. Hendrickson Papers, 1902-1958
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).
- Majority of material found within 1902 - 1905
- 1902 - 1958
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Frederick (Fred) M. Hendrickson (also referred to as “Spike” by classmates) was a 1903 graduate of the New York Nautical School (now SUNY Maritime College). At that time there was no shore-side campus, and all education was carried out on the ST. MARY'S schoolship. In 1903 Hendrickson sailed to France and Ireland on the ship. After graduating on October 6, 1903 at age 18, Hendrickson transferred as a cadet to the SS PHILADELPHIA bound for Southampton, England. However, in 1905 he gave up his seafaring career due to health reasons. As of 1912 he was a salesman with the National Bridge Works in New York City. Hendrickson was a resident of the Springfield section of Queens County.
1 Linear Feet (Two standard archival boxes. )
Arrangement of Materials
The collection is arranged in four series: I. Letters addressed to Hendrickson, 1902-1905; II. Postcards addressed to Hendrickson, 1903-1905; III. Photographs, 1902-1946; IV. Personal Papers, 1902-1958.
Stephen B. Luce Library, SUNY Maritime College 6 Pennyfield Avenue Bronx, NY 10465 Telephone: (718) 409-7231 firstname.lastname@example.org
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection is presumed to be a gift to the library from Hendrickson or his family, but no documentation of the acquisition has been located.
Processed by Nicholas J. Falco, Archivist January 1999. Updated by William Choi (student worker) and Annie Tummino (archivist) in February 2017. The arrangement from 1999 was retained, with edits made to the description for clarity.
- Frederick M. Hendrickson Papers
- February 2017
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- Original finding aid created by Nicholas J. Falco, Archivist, in January 1999. Finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace by William Choi, part-time library assistant, in February 2017, with further edits by Annie Tummino, Archivist.