Historic American Merchant Marine Survey Records, 1936-1937
United States Works Progress Administration
Jackson, Melvin H
Historic American Merchant Marine Survey United States Works Progress Administration Transportation, Division of Smithsonian Institution
18.5 cubic feet
Designs and plans
Great Lakes (North America)
The Historic American Merchant Survey (HAMMS) was organized by the United States Works Progress Administration in 1936 to record, in the form of marine architectural drawings, information regarding the design and development of American watercraft. The Smithsonian was a cooperating sponsor of the project.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, forms, and other administrative records; original tracings by participants; drawings made from the tracings; and photocopies of the drawings.
Historic American Merchant Marine Survey, 1936-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History