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James Koopman (1817-1894) Papers

James Koopman (1817-1894) Papers

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JAMES KOOPMAN (1817-1894) PAPERS, 1844-1877





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Koopman, James, 1817-1894
Title:James Koopman (1817-1894) Papers
Dates:1844/1877
Quantity:2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 flat file)
Abstract:The James Koopman papers contain ships' papers and some personal correspondence.
Collection Number:MH 144

Series List


SERIES I. Ships' Papers
SERIES II. Personal Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

The James Koopman papers contain ships' papers and some personal correspondence. The collection has been divided into two series.


Series I. Ships' Papers contains bills of lading, disbursements, charter party agreements, invoices and receipts, articles of agreement, and miscellaneous ships' papers. These appear to be from vessels of which Koopman was master.


Series II. Personal Correspondence contains correspondence between Koopman and his wife.


Biographical Sketch

James Koopman was born on June 3, 1817 in Sweden. He later lived in Freeport, Maine, where he worked as a ship master and captain. James was married to Alice S., presumably until her death in 1856; he then married Mary M. He died on April 10, 1894.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Koopman, James, 1817-1894
C. M. Davis (Ship)
F. W. Bailey (Ship)
Flora Goodale (Brig)
Sophia (Brig)
Susan Brewer (Bark)
Shipping
New Orleans (La.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

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 Museum.

Preferred Citation

James Koopman (1817-1894) Papers, MH 144, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was purchased in 1944 (accession #11,194).

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, August 2015.


Related Material


Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.


Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2010.


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