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Historic American Merchant Marine Survey Records, 1936-1937

view Historic American Merchant Marine Survey Records, 1936-1937 digital asset number 1
Sponsor:
United States Works Progress Administration
Subject:
Jackson, Melvin H
Historic American Merchant Marine Survey United States Works Progress Administration Transportation, Division of Smithsonian Institution
Physical description:
18.5 cubic feet
79 volumes
10 rolls
Type:
Records
Collection descriptions
Designs and plans
Tracings
Drawings
Notes
Place:
Great Lakes (North America)
Date:
1936
1936-1937
1930-1940
Notes:
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.
Summary:
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, forms, and other administrative records; original tracings by participants; drawings made from the tracings; and photocopies of the drawings.
Cite as:
Historic American Merchant Marine Survey, 1936-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Naval architecture
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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