Finding Aid C Patrick Labadie TBRC-1 [Cargo]
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Description
Creator
C. Patrick Labadie, Donor
Media Type
Text
Ship
Item Type
Finding Aids
Description
This is an extensive 19th Century Great Lakes maritime history collection created by C. Patrick Labadie. The vessel database is accessible through this database. See the library’s card catalog to search the book collection. The major components of the collection are: vessels, cargo, biographical, canals, owners, ports, technology/shipbuilding = broken down by vessels types (i.e. sail, tugs, propellers), and machinery. Files include photographs, newspaper accounts, publications, vessel plans, maps & charts, and research notes.

This finding aid shows the contents of the CARGO series.
Publisher
Special Collections, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Place of Publication
Alpena, MI
Date of Publication
1900
Date Of Event
19th century
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Labadie, C. Patrick
Corporate Name(s)
NOAA
Local identifier
TBRC-1
Collection
C. Patrick Labadie Collection
Language of Item
English
Donor
C. Patrick Labadie
Creative Commons licence
by [more details]
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
2022
Recommended Citation
C. Patrick Labadie Collection, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Alpena, MI
Terms of Use
For research only
Reproduction Notes
Please contact Special Collections before sharing beyond this database.
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
Full Text

Collection name: C. Patrick Labadie Collection

Collection number: TBRC -1 through 18 [TBRC-1 = CARGO]

Dates: Late 18th Century to early 20th Century.

Quantity: 385 linear feet + 6 (5 draw) map cabinets.

Provenance note: Collection gathered & researched since early adulthood. Donated by C. Patrick & June Labadie in 2003 to NOAA; housed and managed by the Alpena County Library.

Biographical & Historical Information: The son and grandson of shipyard workers, Charles Patrick Labadie was reared in Detroit and attended the University of Detroit. He began his career with the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, became director of the Saugatuck Marine Museum, then earned a master’s license for tugs and worked for Gaelic Tugboat Company in Detroit. He directed Duluth’s Canal Park Museum (now Lake Superior Maritime Visitors Center) from its founding in 1973 until 2001. In 2003, he was appointed historian for the NOAA’s Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Michigan.

Scope & Content: This is an extensive 19th Century Great Lakes maritime history collection. The vessel database is accessible through library’s website. See the library’s card catalog to search the book collection. The major components of the collection are: vessels, cargo, biographical, canals, owners, ports, technology / shipbuilding = broken down by vessels types (i.e. sail, tugs, propellers), and machinery. Files include photographs, newspaper accounts, publications, vessel plans, maps & charts, and research notes.

Access: Open to research.

Preferred Citation: C. Patrick Labadie Collection, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Alpena, MI.

Finding Aid: C. Patrick Labadie Collection

[TBRC-1: CARGO]

Contents:

TBRC-1: CARGO

Box 1: Coal

Folders

1. Company Advertisements

2. Industry Miscellaneous

3. Newspaper Articles

4. Newspaper Articles (transcribed)

5. Photographs

6. Photographs

7. Photographs

8. Photographs

9. Photographs

10. Photographs

11. Photographs (clippings)

12. Photographs (copies)

13. Postcards

14. Technical

Box 2: Grain

Folders

1. “American Grain Trade of the Great Lakes, 1825-1873”

2. Corn, Oats, Barley, Rice, Rye,…

3. “Entrepreneurial Cooperation on the Great Lakes: The Origin of the Methods of American Grain Marketing”

4. Flour

5. Grain Elevators

6. Grain Elevators & Loading Docks Photographs

7. Grain Elevators & Loading Docks Photograph Clippings

8. Grain Elevators & Loading Docks Photograph Copies

9. Grain Elevators & Loading Docks Postcards

10. “Grain Movements in the Great Lakes”

11. Newspaper Articles

12. Newspaper Articles (transcribed)

13. “Joseph Dart and the Emergence of Buffalo as a Grain Port, 1820-1860”

14. Laborers and Regulations

15. Miscellaneous Documents and Articles

16. Wheat

17. Vessel being Loaded, Oversized Photograph (not in box)

Box 3: Iron Ore, A – Technical

Folders

1. Bills of Lading for Vessel G.C. CRAWFORD, 1970

2. Bills of Lading & Vessel Cargo Logs, Vessels include: J.B. COWLE, SIR DENYS LOWSON, CURRY, WILLIAM, SERVIA, MORLEY, HAWGOOD, MORAVIA, EWEN, ONTONAGON

3. Company Advertisements

4. Company Letterheads

5. Maps

6. Mines & Mining, American Iron Ore Association

7. Mines & Mining, Canada

8. Mines & Mining, The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Ishpeming, Michigan

9. Mines & Mining, Gogebic Range

Finding Aid: C. Patrick Labadie Collection

[TBRC-1: CARGO]

10. Mines & Mining, Lake Superior Region

11. Mines & Mining, Marquette Range

12. Mines & Mining, Minnesota

13. Mines & Mining, Missabe (Mesabi) Range

14. Mines & Mining, Photographs & Postcards

15. Mines & Mining, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

16. Newspaper Articles, Cleveland Newspapers

17. Newspaper Articles, Duluth Newspapers

18. Newspaper Articles, Detroit Free Press

19. Newspaper Articles, Marquette Daily Mining Journal

20. Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous Newspapers

21. Statistics

22. Steel

23. Taconite

24. Technical

Box 4: Iron Ore, Technical – Z

Folders

1. Technical

2. Tourist Attractions

3. Transportation, Laborers

4. Transportation, Photographs

5. Transportation, Photographs

6. Transportation, Photographs

7. Transportation, Photographs

8. Transportation, Photographs

9. Transportation, Photographs

10. Transportation, Photographs

11. Transportation, Postcards

12. Transportation, Postcards

13. Transportation, Photographs (copies & clipping)

14. Transportation, Railroads & Vessels

15. Transportation, “Railroads of Marquette”; The Soo Line Historical and Technical Society

16. Vessel Schedules

Box 5: Lumber, A – N

Folders

1. Barons

2. Canadian Lumber Histories

3. Company Advertisements

4. Forestry

5. Freight Statistics

6. Great Lakes Lumber Histories

7. “Lumber Cargoes: J.A. Kent & Co., Duluth, 1898 thru 1903”

8. Maritime Related Lumber Histories

9. Michigan Lumber Histories

10. Minnesota Lumber Histories

11. Miscellaneous

12. Newspaper Clippings, 1834-1875

13. Newspaper Clipping, 1876-1891

14. Newspaper Clippings 1891-1975

15. Newspaper Clippings (transcribed)

16. North America Lumber Histories

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Box 6: Lumber, Photographs

Folders

1. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

2. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

3. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

4. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

5. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

6. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

7. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber

8. Photographs, Dock Scenes Loading Lumber (copies)

9. Photographs, Logging & Log Jams in Rivers

10. Photographs, Lumber Mills

11. Photographs, Lumbering (Great Lakes Historical Society Picture File copies), 1939-1944

12. Photographs, Miscellaneous

13. Photographs, Rafts & Rafting

Box 7: Lumber, Photographs – Z

Folders

1. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber

2. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber

3. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber

4. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber

5. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber

6. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber, Grounding Accidents

7. Photographs, Vessels loaded with Lumber (copies)

8. Rafts & Rafting, Histories

9. Rafts & Rafting, Legislation

10. Rafts & Rafting, Miscellaneous

11. Rafts & Rafting, Newspaper Clippings

12. Rafts & Rafting, Newspaper Clippings (transcribed)

13. Rafts & Rafting, Technical

Box 8: Miscellaneous Cargo, A – M

Folders

1. Automobiles

2. Brick

3. Cement

4. Chemicals

5. Copper, Manifests

6. Copper, Mine Plans

7. Copper, Newspaper Clippings

8. Copper, Photographs

9. Copper, Studies

10. Fish, Brochures

11. Fish, “Diary of a Norwegian Fisherman”

12. Fish, Newspaper Clippings

13. Fish, Photographs

14. Fish, Studies, “A Great Lakes Fisherman”

15. Fish, Studies, Miscellaneous

16. Fish, Studies, “North Shore Commercial Fishing, 1849-1870”

17. Fish, Studies, “Norwegian Immigrants and the Development of Commercial Fisheries Along the North Shore of Lake Superior, 1870-1895”

Finding Aid: C. Patrick Labadie Collection

[TBRC-1: CARGO]

18. Fish, Studies, “Our Changing Fish Species History”

19. Fish, Studies, “Seines to Salmon Charters: 150 Years of Michigan Great Lakes Fisheries”

20. Fish, Studies, “Through the Years” from ‘The Great Lakes Fisherman,’ 1983-1985

21. Fish, Technical

22. Fish, Technical, “Commercial Fishermen’s Reference Book,” 1948

23. Food & Beverage

24. Fur

25. “Great Lakes Transportation Industry, 1880-1914)

26. Hay

27. Ice

28. Lime

29. Livestock

30. Locomotives

31. Mail

32. Metals

33. Miscellaneous: Ashes, Cannon, Fire Engine, Garbage, Pipes/Sewer Pipes, Sperm Oil, Stave Bolts, Christmas Trees

Box 9: Miscellaneous Cargo, N – Z

Folders

1. Oil

2. Package Freight/General Cargo, Cargo Handling

3. Package Freight/General Cargo, Company Advertisements

4. Package Freight/General Cargo, Manifests

5. Package Freight/General Cargo, Newspaper Clipping

6. Package Freight/General Cargo, Photographs

7. Package Freight/General Cargo, Studies

8. Paper

9. Passengers, Company Advertisements

10. Passengers, Menues & Tickets

11. Passengers, Newspaper Clippings, 1820s – 1870s

12. Passengers, Newspaper Clipping, 1880s – 1910s

13. Passengers, “Northern Navigation Company Limited, 1924, Canadian National Route”

14. Passengers, Photographs

15. Passengers, Studies

16. Powder (explosives)

17. Railroad Rails

18. Salt

19. Sand

20. Silver

21. Stone

22. Textiles

23. “Vessel Dock & Material Handling Department: Boat & Barge Hooker Training Manual,” USS Gary Steel Works, General Services Division

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Finding Aid C Patrick Labadie TBRC-1 [Cargo]


This is an extensive 19th Century Great Lakes maritime history collection created by C. Patrick Labadie. The vessel database is accessible through this database. See the library’s card catalog to search the book collection. The major components of the collection are: vessels, cargo, biographical, canals, owners, ports, technology/shipbuilding = broken down by vessels types (i.e. sail, tugs, propellers), and machinery. Files include photographs, newspaper accounts, publications, vessel plans, maps & charts, and research notes.

This finding aid shows the contents of the CARGO series.