Timothea Larr; USYRU Collection

Manuscripts Collection 241

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Larr, Timothea
Title: Timothea Larr; USYRU Collection
Dates: 1981-1986
Extent: ca. 500 items
Abstract: Correspondence, notes, memos, minutes, and related papers, collected by Larr, chiefly relating to the organization’s involvement in the Australia II keel controversy during the 1983 America’s Cup.
Identification: Coll. 241

Biography of Timothea Larr

Timothea Larr has a strong connection to sailing and maritime activities. She graduated from Michigan as a naval architect and practiced for 15 years. She is a trustee of Mystic Seaport. Her list of accomplishment and activities include, a four time winner of the Adams Cup in four attempts, former Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, first woman North American champion of the Etchells class, recipient of the premier US Sailing Award, the Herreshoff, a college council member of State University of New York Maritime College, and member of United States Yacht Racing Union committees.

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Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.

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Index Terms

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.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Australia II (Boat)
United States Yacht Racing Union


America’s Cup races
Yacht racing

Document Types:


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 241, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.


Papers; 1981-1986
Box Folder
1 1 International 12-Metre Class Assn; rules and related papers; 1982-1983
2 America’s Cup 12 Metres; Correspondence; 1983
3 IYRU-Keelboat Technical Comm; Papers; 1983
4 IYRU-Keelboat Technical Comm; Papers; 1984-1986
5 USYRU-Positions on IYRU Issues; 1981-1984
6 USYRU-Positions on IYRU Issues; 1985
7 USYRU-Positions on IYRU Issues; 1986
8 IYRU Minutes of Comm. Meetings; 1984-1985
9 IYRU Minutes of Comm. Meetings; 1986

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