Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:
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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...
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Scope and Contents Three letters on Dollar Steamship Line stationery. The first was sent from San Francisco, dated December 3, 1925, and addressed to "Dearest Mama". The others were written to "Dearest Pop" on November 19th, 1926, on route from Honolulu to Kobe, and on December 1, 1926 from Shanghai, China. All were signed "your loving son Mick" (Micky was Cecil's nickname).
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Scope and Contents Bound volume. Titled "Me: With Apologies to R. Haggard." Handwritten entries, some drawings and poems. Inside back cover has 31 postage stamps from nations around the world (including Argentina, Brasil, Hong Kong, and Finland).