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Goodhue, Samuel A.
Samuel A. Goodhue Papers
0.25 linear feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
The Samuel A. Goodhue
collection contains correspondence from Goodhue to his brother and other family
Scope and Content Note
The Samuel A. Goodhue collection contains correspondence from Goodhue to his brother
and other family members. Included within some of the correspondence are daily
bulletins from Goodhue's work, a passenger list from 1918, and some photographs.
Included in a letter to Goodhue's brother, "Bert", dated July 23, 1920, was a pilot
chart, which can be located in the flat file. The materials have been arranged
Samuel A. Goodhue was from Salem, Massachusetts. During
World War I he served in the United States Shipping Board's Emergency Fleet
Corporation in the Division of Operations, part of the Army Transport Service. After
the war, Goodhue continued to work on vessels. He served on board the S. S. Muscatine in 1918 as a quartermaster agent; on the S. S.
Lake Grama in 1919; the U. S. S. Western Spirit in 1919 and the S. S. Lake Crescent also in 1919 which sailed in the Gulf of Mexico and the
Caribbean; the S. S. City of Weatherford in 1920; and
the S. S. Lake Flournoy in 1921. In 1922 he was working
for Trosdal, Plant and Lafonta, steamship agents and ship brokers in New Orleans,
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Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research use.
Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in
writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex
Samuel A. Goodhue Papers, MH 108, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem,
This material was donated by Albert Goodhue (accession #18,073).
Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, May 2015.