Maritime Museums Of North America

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Smith S Master Index Of North American Maritime Museum Internet Resources

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ISBN : OCLC:44364230
Genre : Naval museums
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Presents links to sites related to North American maritime museums. Notes that the entries are alphabetized by museum name. Includes historical museums, vessels, lighthouse museums, and other types of maritime museums. Click on a location name to find a maritime museum website on the map.
Category: Naval museums

Guide To British Naval Papers In North America

Author : Peter Bursey
ISBN : UVA:35007002192528
Genre : History
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This guide describes and locates over 1100 collections of original British naval documents in 250 US and Canadian repositories. It lists separate collections under six categories; provides a directory of libraries holding these collections, with details of opening hours, access, photocopying facilities and lists of papers held; and supplies three indexes.
Category: History

Great Maritime Museums Of The World

Author : Peter Neill
ISBN : UCSD:31822007460504
Genre : Reference
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Curators from twenty-three of the world's greatest maritime museums describe the historical and geographic significance of the art and artifacts of their collections.
Category: Reference

America S Science Museums

Author : Victor J. Danilov
ISBN : UOM:39015019848343
Genre : Art
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"According to Danilov, visits to science-related museums constitute 38 to 45 percent of all visits to museums in the U.S. . . . America's Science Museums is a well-designed book that can be recommended to all public and academic libraries." Reference Books Bulletin
Category: Art

American Reference Books Annual

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ISBN : UOM:39015028685793
Genre : Reference books
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
Category: Reference books

Guide To The Records Of Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume 1

Author : Gordon Read
ISBN : 9781786949271
Genre : History
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This guide covers the following major collections hosted at the Merseyside Maritime Museum:- records deposited or presented under the 1958 Public Records Act; official organisations, including the Merseyside Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB), antecedents, and successors; shipping and trade associations; and shipowners. Other, smaller categories are published in the accompanying Part II (Vol 17 of Research in Maritime History, ISBN: -0-9681288-7-4) and together they form a comprehensive catalogue of contents. The guide summarises each collections as follows:- a brief historical introduction; a list of main items; an archival code; a datespan; a quantity of records; and a reference to any key printed sources held in the museum's Reading Room. The museum archives are made up of crucial maritime documentation and are an invaluable resource for maritime historians. The museum focuses primarily on Liverpool due to its previous status as the second major port of the United Kingdom, it also houses a great deal of national and international records in a vast variety of media.
Category: History

Aquariums Of North America

Author : James M. Hillard
ISBN : CORNELL:31924074189592
Genre : Nature
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Covering the U.S. and Canada, this compact guide lists aquariums by city and state or province and gives explicit, easy-to-follow instructions on how to find each, either by car or by public transportation. It describes the major aquatic displays and programs, as well as giving the hours of openings, admission and parking fees, availability of food and housing in the vicinity, and a brief history for each aquarium. Whenever available, accessibility to restrooms and exhibits for the physically disabled are listed. It also provides the full official name of the aquarium, its address, telephone number, and contacts for further information.
Category: Nature

American Military History

Author : Daniel K. Blewett
ISBN : STANFORD:36105018356571
Genre : History
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Blewett tackles the massive array of reference tools in the field of US military history, providing an annotated bibliography that covers major American armed conflicts. The volume begins with general military history reference sources, followed by successive chapters on specific military eras. Other chapters cover arms control and disarmament, terrorism, intelligence, historiography, electronic information sources, library archives, museums, organizations and associations, and journals. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: History

The American Neptune

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113260744
Genre : Naval art and science
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A quarterly journal of maritime history.
Category: Naval art and science

American Maritime History

Author : Susan K. Kinnell
ISBN : UVA:35007000241517
Genre : Reference
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This is a bibliography of 919 abstracts covering three major areas: the historical traditions of the sea; the economic and political realities of those industries and organizations directly affected by the sea; and the development of new technologies to explore the sea and to exploit its resources. In the first are articles such as those about the size and nature of ironclad vessels during the Civil War; the whaling industry in New England and the Pacific Northwest; Viking voyages and settlements; and the history of various naval fleets. In the second area fall commercial trading and shipping ventures, the shipbuilding industry, fishing fleets, water sports industries, and the size and impact of the modern navy. The third area includes all the latest research and development technologies such as undersea robotics, tidal/energy projects, fish-farming and aquaculture, and the latest naval military technologies.
Category: Reference