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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...
  • May 13, 2015 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 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...

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  • 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...
  • “Archival Theory and Religious Thought:” A Review of SAA 2012 August 16, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Two: 1942 August 2, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI Digital Archives Launches New Site July 19, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during WWII, Part One: 1939-1941 July 6, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Merchant Marine Mural at 25 South Street June 6, 2012 by Rebecca Weintraub, Archives Fellow, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies For many years, a mural depicting the crucial role of the US Merchant Marine in the 1944 Normandy Invasion hung in the lobby of SCI’s... More...
  • SCI and the Titanic: Safety at Sea April 12, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist The sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, became an international news story even before actual details of the event emerged. The speed and force with which the story took hold of the public’s sympathy and... More...