|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||New Haven Steamboat Co.|
|Title:||Records of the New Haven Steamboat Company|
|Abstract:||The collection contains business records of the New Haven Steamboat Company, comprised of ledgers, journals, and steamboats account books. Included are 6 harbor journals kept by Fred J. Pedrsen at New Haven, Connecticut, recording the activities of the steamers RICHARD PECK, C. H. NORTHAM, CONTINENTAL, CHESTER W. CHAPIN, and others.|
The New Haven Steamboat Company was chartered in 1822 to operate passenger and freight steamers between New York City and New Haven. In 1899 the company extended service to Providence. In 1900 the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad acquired the company and in 1904 the railroad’s New England Navigation Company purchased it.
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.
Pedrsen, Fred J.
Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):
C.H. Northam (Steamboat)
Chester W. Chapin (Steamboat)
Richard Peck (Steamboat)
Steamboat lines–Connecticut–New Haven
Steamboat lines–New York (State)–New York
Steamboat lines–Rhode Island–Providence
Coll. 126, 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||# 273-B; 1862-1874|
|2||# 274-C; 1874-1883|
|3||# 275; 1884-1893|
|4||# 276-E; 1894-1903|
|5||# 277-D; 1862 Mar-1864 Dec|
|6||(23); 1865 Jan-1867 Oct|
|7||# 279-F; 1867 Nov-1870 Jun|
|8||# 280-G; 1870 Jun-1872 Oct|
|9||# 281-H; 1872 Nov-1874 Dec|
|10||# 282-I; 1874 Dec-1877 Jan|
|11||# 283-K; 1877 Jan-1878 Dec|
|12||# (29-P); 1887 Mar-1889 Apr|
|Steamboat Account Books; 1866-1886|
|13||# 318-A; 1866 Jan-1869 Jun|
|14||# 318-B; 1862 Jan-1865 Dec|
|15||# 318 1/2; 1884 Oct-1886 Aug|
|16||Journal describing the activities of the Company’s steamers; 1895 Aug 18-1896 Jul 2|
|17||Journal describing the activities of the Company’s steamers; 1896 Jul 3-1897 Sep 14|
|18||Journal describing the activities of the Company’s steamers; 1897 Sep 15-1898 Oct 7|
|19||Journal describing the activities of the Company’s steamers; 1898 Oct 8-1899 Jan 30|
|20||Journal describing the activities of the Company’s steamers; 1899 Jan 30-1900 Jun 10|
|21||Journal describing the activities of the Company’s steamers; 1900 Jun 11-Nov 9|