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Name Hamburg-American Line
Details Also known as the Hamburg-America Line; Hamburg-Amerika Linie; Hamburg-American Packet Co.; Hamburg-Amerkanischen Pakefahrt Aktiengesellschaft; Hamburg Amerikanische Packetfahrt Actien Gesellschaft (HAPAG).
Number of Archive records 40
Number of Object records 46
Number of Library records 8
Number of Photo records 17

Associated Records

Image of Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting with reference to James Miller. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting with reference to James Miller. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting of Sept. 13, 1913 with reference to the petition of Mrs. Mary H. Markey, formerly Mrs. Mary H. Miller, to transfer two burial plots bequeathed to her by James Miller to Mrs. Eliza Hoyt. The petition was granted. Ivins D. Applegate was secretary.

Image of The Hoboken Piers. Issued by The County of Hudson & The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, n.d., ca. 1925. - Pamphlet

The Hoboken Piers. Issued by The County of Hudson & The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, n.d., ca. 1925. - Pamphlet

The Hoboken Piers. Issued by The County of Hudson and The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, no date, ca. 1925. 7" x 10" high booklet. Yellow covers, 24 pp. PDF on file. Regarding an investigation of the government appropriation of the piers, management by the War Department and U.S. Shipping Board, revenues and current conditions of the Hoboken piers. Reprints three 1925 newspaper editorials: Sept 17th: Newark Evening News 19th: Newark Star-Eagle," 24th: Hudson Dispatch." Followed by: Justice James F. Minturn's April 7, 1925 instructions to a Grand Jury investigating the Hoboken piers follows the editorials. At the end is the Sept. 25th presentment of the Grand Jury's findings

Image of Document: Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York, no date, ca. 1949-52. - Report

Document: Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York, no date, ca. 1949-52. - Report

Digital images: Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York City, no date, ca. 1949-1952. Photostatically duplicated leaves, 8-1/2" x 11" plus plate as described. Report cover; 33 pp plus ca. 22 x 18" wide plate being hand-drawn map of piers with tables below of deeds & owners (imaged here but also for reference see archive 2005.079.0024.01 for a more detailed record of the map.) PDF on file. The Museum does not own the originals. Text refers to court decisions as late as 1948 which provides an approximate document date. Who solicited this opinion is not indicated, but from the subject and conclusions it was probably the City of Hobo

Image of Digital images: map from document titled Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers, ca. 1949-1952. See primary record 2005.079.0024 for full document. - Map

Digital images: map from document titled Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers, ca. 1949-1952. See primary record 2005.079.0024 for full document. - Map

Digital images: map from document titled Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York City, no date, ca. 1949-1952. See primary record 2005.079.0024 for full document. ca. 22 x 18" wide fold-out plate, photostatically duplicated. The Museum does not own the original. Hand-drawn map shows piers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 with the order running from Hudson Square (Fifth Street) as no. 1 to no. 6 at Newark Street. The map in the top half is keyed by letters to show property owners as listed in two columns of holographic text on the bottom half. Listed are the map key letters, date of recorded deeds, liber, previous owner and new owner. The real estat

Image of Troop billet card for U.S.S. Leviathan, U.S. Navy Armed Transport, no date, circa 1917-1919. - Card, Admittance

Troop billet card for U.S.S. Leviathan, U.S. Navy Armed Transport, no date, circa 1917-1919. - Card, Admittance

Troop billet card for U.S.S. Leviathan, U.S. Navy Armed Transport, no date, circa 1917-1919. Printed card stock, 3" high x 4-1/2" wide. Used during World War I when the Leviathan operated out of Hoboken which was the Port of Embarkation and later Port of Debarkation for U.S. Army personnel. This ticket or pass is printed in blue ink with specific location information printed in red. The red printing indicates that the compartment "ERS-1" is located on "E" deck "Amidship." Bunk is printed as "No. 1559" and is crossed out and inked in as "500." Deck space: "B-Deck port side." Latrines and washroom in compartment: "E-Room Sec. No. 1." Abandon Ship Mustering Station: "No. 4," located: "B-Deck

Image of Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners of Hamburg-American & North German Lloyd. An exhibition... 2002. - Pamphlet

Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners of Hamburg-American & North German Lloyd. An exhibition... 2002. - Pamphlet

Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners of Hamburg-American and North German Lloyd. An exhibition at the Hoboken Historical Museum, June 30, 2002 - October 1, 2002. Ken Schultz, Guest Curator. Booklet, 20 pages, illustrated in color. 8" x 10" high. PDF on file. A companion publication for the exhibition, not a checklist or catalogue. Three historical essays: "Traveling to "'Little Bremen'" by Holly Metz "The Helen McAllister, ex-Admiral Dewey, and the Great Hoboken Pier Fire of 1900" by Norman Brouwer "Imperial Fleets" by Ken Schultz

Image of [Hamburg-American Line.] List of Cabin Passengers of the Twin-Screw Mail S.S. "Amerika." Sept. 19, 1907. - Booklet

[Hamburg-American Line.] List of Cabin Passengers of the Twin-Screw Mail S.S. "Amerika." Sept. 19, 1907. - Booklet

List of Cabin Passengers of the Twin-Screw Mail S.S. "Amerika." H. Knuth, Commander. From New York for Hamburg via Plymouth and Cherbourg, Thursday, Sept. 19th, 1907 at 3:00 p.m. Booklet, 5-1/2" wide x 8-1/4" high, 32 pages plus cover; three stab holes from a previous binding. Pencil annotations on cover: Sept. 19, 1907, 10th Atlantic Crossing SS "America." Cover has Hamburg-American Line logo (H.A.P.A.G.) with company name and title - List of Passengers. This Hamburg-American ocean liner sailed from the company's Hoboken piers. Selected pages are imaged. First and Second Cabin [Class] passengers are listed. Most of the content is promotion of routes and lines along with rules, policies

Image of Brochure: Hamburg-American Packet Company. Proposed Sailings. No. 90, March 4, 1887. - Brochure

Brochure: Hamburg-American Packet Company. Proposed Sailings. No. 90, March 4, 1887. - Brochure

Brochure: Hamburg-American Packet Company. Proposed Sailings. No. 90, March 4, 1887. Single sheet 13" wide x 15" high folded to [4] pages, 6-1/2" wide x 7-1/2" high; folds open to railroad map of Europe. Brittle with chipped edges and lost corner. Item issued by C.B. Richard and Co., General Passenger Agents. (Company had several offices including 61 Broadway, New York; item was printed in New York.) The company was known later as the Hamburg-American Line. Its passenger piers were in Hoboken (Piers 1 and 2 next to the Hoboken Ferry) until World War I. Page [1]: Rates of Passage for the Packet Line and Baltic Line including Cabin and Steerage. Pages [2-3] as a spread: left third Ap

Image of Brochure & replacement insert for 3rd & 4th Round the World Cruises, Hamburg-American Line, 1912. - Booklet

Brochure & replacement insert for 3rd & 4th Round the World Cruises, Hamburg-American Line, 1912. - Booklet

Brochure: Third and Fourth Annual Cruises Around the World on the Palatial Cruising Ship "Victoria Luise." 1912-1913. Hamburg-American Line, New York. With insert: Special Announcement Regarding the Third and Fourth Annual Cruises Around the the World by the S.S. "Cleveland." Booklet, 6" x 8-1/4" high, 64 pages, black-and-white illustrations [this publication probably had a cover printed in color which is not present]; insert, 6" x 9-1/8" high, 8 pages, illustrated. The eastward itinerary was from New York which meant that it sailed from the company's docks in Hoboken. The Cleveland replaced the Victoria Luise as the scheduled vessel for the cruise. The insert noted that the Cleveland had

Image of Map of New York and Vicinity. People's Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill., [1886.] - Map

Map of New York and Vicinity. People's Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill., [1886.] - Map

Map of New York and Vicinity. Engraved for the People's Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, [1886.] Pages 172-173 from People's Illustrative and Descriptive Family Atlas of the World, Chicago, 1886. Double plate map 13-1/2" wide x 21-1/4" high. Printed in color; no scale. Note: color printing registration is just fair. PDF on file. Map shows New York (then only Manhattan) from below 132nd St. plus parts of Brooklyn, Long Island City (Queens) and the west bank of the Hudson including Hoboken. A table at the upper left is titled "Ocean Steamships" and lists destinations and the pier that the ships sailed from. Hoboken is the departure port for cities of Bremen, Glasgow, Hamburg and Southa

Image of Card, trade: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1910-1914. - Card, Trade

Card, trade: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1910-1914. - Card, Trade

Advertising trade card: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Cor. First Stree[t], Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1910-1914. Printed cardstock, 3-5/16" wide x 5-1/2" high; printed in black. Not a postcard. A wealth of information about travel just prior to World War I. The date range is likely to be as stated since ocean liner passenger service essentially came to a halt in 1914 and the map on the back shows several transportation routes that were fairly recent such as the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad (although it does not show the route extending to Journal Square) and the Pennsylvania Railroad Tunnels. See notes for text. See archives 2013.005.0157 for this

Image of Print: The Docks of the Steamships of the "North German Lloyd's" & "Hamburg-American Packet Company," at Hoboken, N.J., Foot of Third Street. - Print

Print: The Docks of the Steamships of the "North German Lloyd's" & "Hamburg-American Packet Company," at Hoboken, N.J., Foot of Third Street. - Print

Print: The Docks of the Steamships of the "North German Lloyd's" and "Hamburg-American Packet Company," at Hoboken, N.J., Foot of Third Street. No date, circa 1870-1880. Magazine illustration, clipped and mounted on matte board, ca. 9-1/2" high x 14" wide; darkened and stained. Source magazine not established, probably Harper's Weekly, and date not established (pencil date at lower right corner of 1865 is not considered definitive.)

Image of Ticket, dining table seating: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-American Line). N.p., n.d., ca. 1900-1914. - Ticket, Meal

Ticket, dining table seating: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-American Line). N.p., n.d., ca. 1900-1914. - Ticket, Meal

Printed dining table seating ticket: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-American Line), Fruher Tisch / Early Service, Tisch / Table No. 10, Stuhr / Chair No. 2. No place, no date, circa 1900-1914. Printed paper form, 2-11/16" high x 3-1/2" wide; imprinted with the numbers '10' and '2'. Text in German and English as above (company name only in German.) Hamburg-American Line's American home port was Hoboken during this period. This item was likely printed and imprinted on board a passenger ship, name unknown. While the line had routes other than just the trans-Atlantic passages between Europe and Hoboken and it may have been used on one of those other routes, it is considered as typical of the o

Image of [Map] Letterhead of Union Terminal Cold Storage Co., N.Y., May 2, 1918, with pre-WWI map printed on back of N.Y.C. & N.J. transportation. - Map

[Map] Letterhead of Union Terminal Cold Storage Co., N.Y., May 2, 1918, with pre-WWI map printed on back of N.Y.C. & N.J. transportation. - Map

[Map] Letterhead of Union Terminal Cold Storage Co., New York [Jersey City, N.J.], May 2, 1918, with map printed on the back of New York City and New Jersey region depicting railroad lines (including tunnels), Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, Hoboken Ferry and other ferries, shipping terminals and piers. Single engraved leaf, 8-1/2" x 11" high, typed; printed reverse. Content concerns a freight bill of the D.L. & W. R.R. Co. (Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad) which was being forwarded to a customer of the cold storage company. (The D.L. & W. had a passenger terminal in Hoboken plus freight operations in Hoboken and Jersey City) The enclosure referred to in the letter is not present.

Image of Plate with S.S. Frisia (1) plans, Hamburg-American Packet Co., Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 1878. - Illustration

Plate with S.S. Frisia (1) plans, Hamburg-American Packet Co., Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 1878. - Illustration

Illustration: Ship 1: Dampfer, "Frisia", der Hamburg-Amerkanischen Paketfahrt -Aktiengesellschaft. As published in Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, Bibliographisches Institute der Leipzig, 1878. rticle on ship (Shiff), Leipzig. Double plate with elevation, cross-section and top plan of passenger ship; removed from encyclopedia. Folded plate, 9-3/8" high x 11-3/8" wide. The vessel was the first of three ships named Frisia for the Hamburg-American Line (Packet Co.) and was launched in 1872. Hoboken was the American home port for this passenger line. The S.S. Frisia (1) was owned by HAPAG from its maiden voyage in 1872 to its sale in 1885. This steamer had a single funnel plus two sail masts.

Image of Timetable & map: Hudson River Tunnels, Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Co., July 1909.  - Timetable

Timetable & map: Hudson River Tunnels, Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Co., July 1909. - Timetable

Hudson River Tunnels, Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Co., July 1909. Single leaf, printed two sides, 10-5/8" wide x 8-5/8" high folded to 2-3/4" wide x 4-3/8" high. The date of issue is significant as a new part of the line was to go into service on August 2nd. "Extension of Service On August 2, 1909, the portion of the Tunnel System between the Pennsylvannia Railroad Station (Exchange Place), Jersey City and the Erie Railroad Station (Pavonia Avenue), Jersey City, and the Lackawanna [Delaware, Lackawanna & Western] Railroad Station at Hoboken will be opened for travel, and on and after that date trains will run from the Hudson Terminal [New York] to Hoboken via the Pennsylvannia Railr

Image of Postcard: U.S.S. Patricia, former German Liner, now in transport service, Hoboken, July 1919.  - Postcard

Postcard: U.S.S. Patricia, former German Liner, now in transport service, Hoboken, July 1919. - Postcard

Postcard: U.S.S. Patricia, former German Liner, now in transport service, Hoboken, July 1919. Real photo postcard (Azo stamp block), 3-3/8" x 5-3/8" wide; unused. See notes for history of this ship, a former Hamburg American Line passenger ship, S.S. Patricia. It only served in 1919 from March to September in the U.S. Army Transport Service at Hoboken which was a Port of Debarkation (previously the Port of Embarkation.) View of the vessel at a dock with an army truck in the foreground.

Image of Letter to Mr. John D. Cappelmann, Charleston, S. C., from John Steneck & Sons, 95 River St., Hoboken; form letter re steamship bookings for 1912. - Letter

Letter to Mr. John D. Cappelmann, Charleston, S. C., from John Steneck & Sons, 95 River St., Hoboken; form letter re steamship bookings for 1912. - Letter

Letter to Mr. John D. Cappelmann, Charleston, S. C., from John Steneck & Sons, 95 River St., Hoboken; form letter re steamship bookings for 1912. Single leaf printed paper with typewritten text; facsimile inkstamp signature; 8-1/2" x 11" high. Full text is in notes. John Steneck & Sons, Foreign & Domestic Bankers; Railroad & Steamship Agents, 95 River Street, Hoboken, N.J. A vignette view of the Steneck Bank Building is at the upper left. A view southeast of this recently opened building at First and River Streets. The old U.S. Post Office building is seen to the right.

Image of Print: New York and Brooklyn: with Jersey City and Hoboken water front. Chromolithograph, Currier & Ives, 1877. - Print

Print: New York and Brooklyn: with Jersey City and Hoboken water front. Chromolithograph, Currier & Ives, 1877. - Print

Print: New York and Brooklyn: with Jersey City and Hoboken water front. Chromolithograph published by Currier & Ives, copyright 1877. Digital copy only; included in this catalog for local reference and use. Original print is in the collections of The Library of Congress and downloaded as tiff. (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002710662/ -- Library of Congress has downloadable files in several sizes including in its original condition and an enhanced version.) See notes for Library of Congress citation. The artists' (Charles R. Parsons and Lyman Atwater) bird's-eye view is looking northeast - east and focuses on New York (Manhattan) with Hoboken and Jersey City at the bottom. It is no

Image of Admittance card for visiting the S.S. Deutschland, at Hamburg-American Line piers in Hoboken, July 15, 1900. - Card, Admittance

Admittance card for visiting the S.S. Deutschland, at Hamburg-American Line piers in Hoboken, July 15, 1900. - Card, Admittance

Admittance card for visiting the S.S. Deutschland, at Hamburg-American Line piers in Hoboken, July 15, 1900. Printed card stock, 2" x 3-1/2" wide. Reverse is blank. Apparently the first scheduled onboard public visit in America to see this new ocean liner. See notes. Full text: ADMIT BEARER TO VISIT " S. S. DEUTSCHLAND," JULY 16TH, 1900. 1 TO 6 P. M. The piers of the Hamburg-American Line are at the foot of 1st and 2d Sts., Hoboken, N. J., adjoining the New York ferries from Christopher and Barclay Sts. ==== Pass