H. Prescott Shreeve Papers

Manuscripts Collection 313

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G.W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Shreeve, H. Prescott
Title: H. Prescott Shreeve Papers
Dates: 1938-1970
Extent: xxx items/vols.
Abstract: Papers collected by H. Prescott Shreeve as a president and member of the Lake Hopatcong Ice Yachting Club and as a member of the Eastern Ice Yachting Association.
Identification: Coll. 313

Biography of H. Prescott Shreeve

H. Prescott Shreeve was president of the Lake Hopatcong Ice Yachting Association and a member of the Eastern Ice Yachting Association.

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Scope and Contents of the Papers

The H. Prescott Shreeve papers include the Rules and Bylaws of the Eastern Ice Yachting Association and its member club, the Lake Hopatcong Ice Yachting Club. The collection also includes correspondence to H. Prescott Shreeve while he was president of the organization, newsletters of the Eastern Ice Yachting Association, maps of Lake Hopatcong and Lake Greenwood, where club members sailed, announcements of club meetings, notes taken by Shreeve at those meetings, drawings of vessels made by Shreeve, sales brochures for ice yachting companies, safety brochures, and newspaper and magazine clippings about ice yachting and ice yacht races. Information about races is limited to these clippings, one set of race scores, and entry forms. The EIYA newsletters provide the gretest information about club activities. Mailing lists of the club are restricted from user access. The bulk of the material dates from the late 1960s.

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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.


Rudge, Raymond A.
Shreeve, H. Prescott

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Eastern Ice Yachting Association
Lake Hopatcong Ice Yachting Club


Greenwood Lake (N.J. and N.Y.)
Hopatcong, Lake (N.J. : Lake)


Yacht clubs

Document Types:

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Research (Document genres)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 313, 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.

H. Prescott Shreeve Papers; 1938-1970
Box Folder
Box 1 Folder 1 Rules, regulations and by-laws of the Eastern Ice Yachting Association; 1938-1967
Box Folder
1 2 EIYA Bulletins and newsletters; 1948-1969, n.d.
3 EIYA Meeting announcements and notes 1962, 1968, n.d.
4 H. Prescott Shreeve Correspondence; 1940-1968, n.d.
5 Racing applications and scores; 1959, n.d.
6 Invitations and announcements of social events; 1942, 1959-1965.
7 Maps, Lake Hopatcong and Lake Greenwood; 1962, 1965, n.d.
8 H. Prescott Shreeve, drawings and notes about vessels; n.d.
9 Safety brochures; 1965-1966, n.d.
10 Advertisements and commercial brochures; 1964-c.1970, n.d.
11 Invoices; 1965-1966, n.d.
12 Clippings (Mostly photocopies of originals.) 1939-1958.
13 Clippings (Mostly photocopies of originals.) 1965.
14 Clippings (Mostly photocopies of originals.) 1967-1970.
15 Clippings n.d.
16 Address lists [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; 1958-1965, n.d.

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