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Mapping New York City’s Sailortown
SCI’s Senior Archivist explores the possibilities of combining the Institute’s archival record with other digital archives to learn more about the past. More...
  • May 16, 2016 SCI Awarded Maritime Heritage Grant SCI’s Archives department has received a grant from the National Park Service to map New York City’s maritime history in digital format. More...
  • July 30, 2015 Twenty-Four Hours on the Charles W. Morgan: Thoughts on the Maritime History of the Oil Industry SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer reflects on his experience last summer on board the Charles W. Morgan, a restored 19th-century whaling ship. More...

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  • An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute May 13, 2015 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • An “Archival Intervention” January 30, 2015 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Living History at Sea: Recording Oral Histories on the SS John W. Brown November 14, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Sinking of the SS Marine Electric September 8, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist based on an oral history interview conducted by Jennifer Frèmont More...
  • Seafarers and the Thirteenth Amendment July 29, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist This article is excerpted from research conducted as part of the PhD program in history at the Graduate Center, CUNY. More...
  • The “Softer Side” of Seafarers May 13, 2014 by Carmen Cowick, Archives Intern More...
  • New York’s “Sludge Boats” March 17, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...