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Catalog Number 2017.008.020.001
Scope & Content The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Images, image permission forms, invoices, email correspondence, engravings, postcards, articles written by JoAnn Semones on Rydal Hall, and other information regarding the shipwrecks of ships, and the people associated with these ships in the thirteen chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Originals of copied items 2017., and 2017. are located under 426.13, and 426.21 in SMCHA archives.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.

Object Name Archive
Collection Archival Collection
Category Documents
Date 1852-2009
People Aspinwell, William H.
Blanchard, William H.
Delong, George W.
Gonzales, John E., Jr.
Herriman, James R.
Leask, William
Lindstrom, John
McGilver, Henry
Merritt, Israel J.
Nye, Gideon Jr.
Pendleton, Phineas, II
Royden, Thomas
Semones, JoAnn
Shubrick, William B.
Smith, George
Splaine, David R.
Thompson, Joseph Lowes
Wolf, Galen
Search Terms "Aculeo"
"Alice Buck"
"City of Florence"
"Joseph Lowes Thompson"
"New York"
"Rydal Hall"
"USS Delong"
Gonzales, John E., Jr.
Isabelita Hyne
Pacific Mail Steamship Company
Point Montara
Point Montara Lighthouse
Rydal Hall (Ship)
Semones, JoAnn
Shipwrecks "Acuelo"
Shipwrecks "Alice Buck"
Shipwrecks "Argonaut"
Shipwrecks "City of Florence"
Shipwrecks "Colorado"
Shipwrecks "Elfin A. Kniper"
Shipwrecks "Isabelita Hyne"
Shipwrecks "Rydal Hall"
Shipwrecks "USS Delong"
Shipwrecks "YP-636"
Wolf, Galen
Subjects Lighthouses