Art Carlson Collection
c.00494

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Carlson, Art
Title
Art Carlson collection
ID
c.00494
Date [inclusive]
1922-1957
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Scope and Contents note

The Art Carlson Collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, and several articles submitted for publication pertaining to shipping and shipping disasters on the Great Lakes. Also included are 201 photographs, 17 negatives, and 69 postcards illustrating shipping on the Great Lakes.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 13, 1979

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

 AT corrections October 2013

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Bernadine Fredenburg, 1979-06-13.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Great Lakes (North America)

Subject(s)

  • Shipping -- Great Lakes (North America)
  • Shipwrecks -- Great Lakes (North America)
  • Tugboats -- Great Lakes (North America) -- History
  • Whalebacks

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Collection Inventory

Papers 

Scope and Contents note

Folder

Personal Correspondence 1952-1956, (n.d.) 

1

Submitted Articles for Publication 

Folder

 1955 

2

 1956 

3

 1957 

4

 undated 

5
Folder

Bob-Lo Island Information 1952 

6

How to Send a Drum Message 1952 

7

Marine Historical Society of Detroit Monthly Pub. January-December 1951 

8

Museum of Great Lakes History (pamphlet) n.d. 

9

Old Timers Day Program 1955 

10

Magazine Clippings-Detroit scenes (n.d.) 

11

Newspaper Clippings-Shipping and Shipping Disasters 1950s 

12

Clippings of "White Star Magazine" 1922-1923 

13

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Scrapbooks 

Volume

No. 152: Postcards of Great Lakes Shipping (postcard album) 1922-1957 

SB 152

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Postcards 

Drawer
Postcards

Bridges. Ambassador Bridge 

Bridges. Blue Water Bridge 

Bridges. Mackinac Bridge 

California. Sacramento. Sutter's Fort 

Canada. Ontario. Hamilton. Burlington Skyway. Aerial View 

Ferries. Champion Ferry between Sans Souci and Algonac, Michigan 

Ferries. "Chief Wawatum" and "Saint Marie II" in ice near St. Ignace, Michigan 

Ferries. "Pride of Lake Huron" 

Florida. Daytona Beach. New South Bridge 

Illinois. St. Charles 

Michigan. Algonac. Sid's on the River 

Michigan. Charlotte. Hayes Green Hospital 

Michigan. Detroit 

Michigan. East Tawas. Lighthouse 

Michigan. Escanaba. Bridge across Escanaba River near Trail Park 

Michigan. Escanaba. Lighthouse 

Michigan. Escanaba. Ludington Street. 

Michigan. Escanaba. Ore Ducks 

Michigan. Escanaba. St. Joseph's Church. 

Michigan. Huron City. Lighthouse 

Michigan. Ludington. Ludington Woodenwave Company and 4th Ward Bridge, 1910 

Michigan. Ludington. Tug "Canfield" Towing Ice-Bound Boats 1900 

Michigan. Mackinac Island 

Michigan. Marquette. State House of Correction and Branch Prison 

Michigan. Midland. Court House 

Michigan. Port Huron. Lighthouses 

Michigan. Port Huron. View from Blue Water Bridge 

Michigan. St. Clair. Cunningham's Fisherman's Wharf 

Michigan. St. Clair River at Sans Souci and Algonac 

Ships. Icebreakers. "Mackinaw" 

Ships. Lake Freighters 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Charles S. Hebard" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Ernest T. Weir" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Hennepin" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Henry Ford II" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "James MacNaughton" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "John G. Munson" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Johnstown" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "L.E. Block" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Lackwanna" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Metor" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Sonora" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "T.H. Browning" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Wilfred Sykes" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "William Clay Ford" 

Ships. Schooners. "Our Son" 

Ships. Schooners. "J.T. Wing" 

Ships. Signal Ships. "Huron" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Cleveland" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Detroit" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of South Haven" 

Ships. Steamships. "Columbia" 

Ships. Steamships. "Greater Detroit" 

Ships. Steamships. "Noronic" 

Ships. Steamships. "North American" 

Ships. Steamships. "Ste. Claire" 

Ships. Steamships. "United States" 

Soo Locks 

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Photographs 

Drawer
Collection Photographs

Art. Sculpture. Head of Abraham Lincoln, sculpted by Gutzon Borglum. 

Excursion Boats. "Maid of the Mist" 

Ferries. 

Ferries. "Ann Arbor No. 4" in Manistique Slip 1909 

Ferries. "Ann Arbor No. 7" 

Ferries. "City of Cheboygan" 

Ferries. "Seawells Point" 

Ferries. "South Shore" 

Ferries. "Vacationland" 

Gunboats. "Nashville" 

Gunboats. "Paducah" or "Dubuque" 

Gunboats. "Yantic" 

Lighthouses. 

Michigan. Detroit. Riverfront and Ships 

Michigan. Detroit. White Star Line Wharf 

Michigan. St. Clair Flats 

Michigan. St. Clair Flats. Tashmoo Park Landing 

Michigan. Ludington. Tug "Canfield" Towing Ice-Bound Boats 1900 

Michigan. Port Huron. Waterfront 

People. Braden, John 

People. Folkert, Robert 

People. Goulette, Lawrence R. 

People. Graziadei, Dominic M. 

People. Unidentified Man with Model Freighter 

People. Weyling, Robert Sr., and Maude 

Pilings 

Ships. Anchors 

Ships. Lake Freighters 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Algonac" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Alpena" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Captain G.C. Second" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Charles L. Hutchison 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Crescent City" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "D.M. Clemson" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Huron" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Johnstown" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "L.S. Wescoat" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. Launching 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Lethbridge" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Makaweli" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Matuafa" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Ralph H. Watson" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Royalton" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "Sparrows Point" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "W.J. Conners" 

Ships. Lake Freighters. "George M. Humphrey" 

Ships. Paddlewheel steamers. 

Ships. Paddlewheel steamers. "Darius Cole" 

Ships. Paddlewheel steamers. "Frank E. Kirby" 

Ships. Paddlewheel steamers. "Mobjack" 

Ships. Paddlewheel steamers. "R.B. Hayes" 

Ships. Paddlewheel steamers. "William P. Fessenden" 

Ships. Races. Finish of 100-Mile Race, June 4, 1901 showing "Tamboo, " "Pleasure, ""City of Buffalo,""City of Erie" 

Ships. Schooners. "J.T. Wing" 

Ships. Schooners. "Rouse Simmons" 

Ships. Steamships 

Ships. Steamships. "Alabama" 

Ships. Steamships. "Alberta" 

Ships. Steamships. "Arrow" 

Ships. Steamships. "Arundell" 

Ships. Steamships. "Badger State" 

Ships. Steamships. "Bethelehem" 

Ships. Steamships. "Britania" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Alpena" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Buffalo" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Buffalo." Pilot Wheel, Whistle and Air compressors. 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Cleveland" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Cleveland." After Collision 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Detroit III" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Erie" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Grand Rapids" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Mackinac" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Mackinac II" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of St. Ignace" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of South Haven" 

Ships. Steamships. "City of Toledo" 

Ships. Steamships. "Columbia" 

Ships. Steamships. "Eastern States" 

Ships. Steamships. "G.A. Boeckling" 

Ships. Steamships. "Glencairn" 

Ships. Steamships. "Geo J. Gould" 

Ships. Steamships. "Greater Detroit" 

Ships. Steamships. "Greyhound" 

Ships. Steamships. "Hamonic" 

Ships. Steamships. "Huronic" 

Ships. Steamships. "Japan" 

Ships. Steamships. "Juanita" 

Ships. Steamships. "Lakeland" 

Ships. Steamships. "Mahoning" 

Ships. Steamships. "Minnesota" 

Ships. Steamships. "Naysmith" 

Ships. Steamships. "Noronic" 

Ships. Steamships. "North American" 

Ships. Steamships. "North American", "South American," and "Alabama" 

Ships. Steamships. "North Land" 

Ships. Steamships. "Northwest" 

Ships. Steamships. "Octorara" 

Ships. Steamships. "Oneida" 

Ships. Steamships. "Owana" 

Ships. Steamships. "Put-in-Bay" 

Ships. Steamships. "Rapids King" 

Ships. Steamships. "Ste. Claire" 

Ships. Steamships. "See and Bee" 

Ships. Steamships. "South American" 

Ships. Steamships. "State of New York" 

Ships. Steamships. "State of Ohio" 

Ships. Steamships. "Tashmoo" 

Ships. Steamships. "Thousand Islander" 

Ships. Steamships. "Tronesta" 

Ships. Steamships. "Virginia" 

Ships. Steamships. "Wauketa" 

Ships. Steamships. "Western States" 

Shipwrecks at Duluth by storm by November 1905 

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Oversized- Color art prints of steamships undated 

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