|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Title:||Timothea Larr; USYRU Collection|
|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.|
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.
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.
Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):
Australia II (Boat)
United States Yacht Racing Union
America’s Cup races
Coll. 241, 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||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|