Archive Listings

An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute
Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of SCI’s collection of photographs, exposing how an Institute of yesteryear evolved into North America’s largest mariners’ service agency. More...
  • January 30, 2015 An “Archival Intervention” Archivist Johnathan Thayer told 2015 American Historical Association conference attendees about the importance of SCI’s Oral History Project. More...
  • November 14, 2014 Living History at Sea: Recording Oral Histories on the SS John W. Brown SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer found a living testament to the proud history and tradition of American merchant mariners who sailed during World War More...

More Archives

  • SCI Archives Featured in Latest Issue of The American Archivist December 5, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Joseph Conrad Memorial Library November 30, 2012 by Tasnim Ahmed, High School Student History Intern More...
  • US Merchant Marine Oral History Project Launches November 12, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist A new initiative to capture the stories of the merchant marine via recorded interviews launches on the SCI Digital Archives website. More...
  • SCI’s Women’s Council October 19, 2012 by Mohan Hasan, High School Student History Intern More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Three: 1943-1945 September 25, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • High School Students Explore Maritime History September 13, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Labor Struggles on New York City’s Waterfront: A Visual History August 27, 2012 by Alexandra Dolan-Mescal, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies More...