Hurricane (Sailing ship) documents, receipts, and related papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes documentation of a $5,000 insurance policy issued by the Fireman's Insurance Company to C. W. Thorman as well as receipts for services, purchases and portage. There are also records of an account held with the firm of Andrew Johnson and Company.
- Hurricane (Clipper ship) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Under captain Samuel Very, the Hurricane sailed out of London to Hong Kong and Calcutta, India in 1855.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Under captain Samuel Very, the Hurricane sailed out of London to Hong Kong and Calcutta, India in 1855. This collection includes Hurricane documents, receipts, and related papers from the 1855 voyage.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Hurricane (Sailing ship) Documents, Receipts, and Related Papers
- Complete Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.