|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Title:||Records of the yacht Caritas|
|Abstract:||This is a collection of records relating chiefly to design, construction, and fitting out expenses, and running expense books for maintaining the yacht, including deck accounts, general and engineering expenses, and steward’s accounts. Also includes correspondence, agreements, and specifications.|
Caritas was built in Kiel, Germany, for Joseph Percy Bartram in 1925; designed by Cox and Stevens, marine engineers and yacht designers of New York, N.Y.; after her maiden voyage, chiefly sailed out of Stamford, Conn., and New York, N.Y.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Bartram, Joseph Percy.
Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):
Cox and Stevens.
Marine engineering. Naval architecture.
Yacht designers–New York (State)–New York.
Yachts–New York (State)–New York.
Coll. 61, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1||1||Account book; 1922 Apr 21 – 1923 Jul 31|
|2||Papers in relation to design changes and payments; 1925 Mar 2 – May 16|
|3||Account book; 1922 Mar – Dec|
|4||Account book; 1923|
|5||Account book; 1923 Aug – 1925 Oct|
|6||Account book; 1924|
|7||Account book; 1925|
|8||Design and construction details for builder; 1925 Jan|
|9||Progress reports, furniture costs, crew’s salary, etc; 1925 May – Jun|
|10||Miscellaneous furniture and plumbing bills, clearance instructions from Germany; 1925 Jun – Jul|
|11||Miscellaneous bills, and launching report; 1925 Jul – Aug|
|12||Account book; 1925 Aug – 1927 Sep|
|13||Shipyard bills in Germany; undated|
|14||Speed trials report, and miscellaneous bills; 1925 Sep|
|15||Miscellaneous fitting out bills; 1925 Oct – Nov|
|16||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1926|
|17||Miscellaneous bills; 1926|
|18||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1927|
|19||Miscellaneous bills; 1927|
|2||1||Bills and receipts; 1927 Jul – Sep|
|2||Bills and receipts; 1927 Oct – Dec|
|3||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1928|
|4||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1929 May – Oct|
|5||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1929|
|6||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1929 May – 1930 Sep|
|7||Account book; J. P. Bartram; 1930- 1932|