|Repository:||G.W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Collins, Clarkson A., Jr. (1884-1941)|
|Title:||Clarkson A. Collins, Jr., Papers|
|Dates:||1798-c. 1940 (bulk 1920-1939)|
|Abstract:||Correspondence and research material, including typwritten notes, bibliography, published and unpublished articles, and drawings, of model ship maker, collector, and amateur maritime historian Clarkson A. Collins, Jr. (1844-1941). The collection also includes a catalog of a selection Collins’ models, and correspondence with Howard Chapelle. The collection documents many of his models, most of which have been widely scattered in subsequent years.The bulk of the materials was created between 1920 and 1939, with scattered documents from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.|
Clarkson A. Collins, Jr. (1884-1941) of Rhode Island collected and built ships models during the early 20th century.
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.
Chapelle, Howard Irving, 1900-1975
Models and modelmaking–Rhode Island
Coll. 308, 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||Correspondence; 1920-1929 (7 items)|
|2||Correspondence; 1930-1932 (15 items)|
|3||Correspondence; 1933-1934 (18 items)|
|4||Correspondence; 1935 (19 items)|
|5||Correspondence; 1936-1938 (26 items)|
|6||Correspondence; 1939 (15 items)|
|7||Correspondence and miscellaneous; n.d. (11 items)|
|Research materials; 1798-1926, n.d.|
|1||8||“The Renowned Collection of Ship Models Formed by Clarkson A. Collins, Jr.”; 1929 (1 item)|
|9||Articles by Clarkson A. Collins, Jr.; n.d. (2 items)|
|10||Articles by unidentified authors; 1854-1855 (8 items)|
|11||Society for Nautical Research membership list, Appeal for the IMPLACABLE fund;; 1923-1925 (2 items)|
|12||Drawings and illustrations; ca. 1924 (7 items)|
|13||Research notes; n.d. (4 items)|
|14||Miscellaneous invoices; 1798, 1850 (2 items)|
|15||Transcription of “Station Bill Ship FAWN Third Voyage” from 1818; n.d. (14 pp.)|
|16||Photocopy of journal of Robert N. Ferrell from 1849; n.d. (34 pp.)|