Washington State Nautical School records, 1919-1920  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Washington State Nautical School
Washington State Nautical School records
1919-1920 (inclusive)
0.23 cubic ft. (1 box)
Collection Number
5934 (Accession No. 5934-001)
Curriculum and admission materials from the Washington State Nautical School, which taught navigation to students in Seattle, Washington.
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Washington State Nautical School was located on board the USS Vicksburg on Lake Union. The nautical school was run by the State of Washington with the cooperation and assistance of the federal government. A federal act, passed in 1917, allowed for the establishment of the school which was open to young Washington state residents. The school aimed to train youth in the "science and practice of navigation".

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Curriculum materials related to classes at the Washington State Nautical School. Includes exams, class schedules, cadet lists, GPA lists, instructions and drills, annual reports, prospectus, admissions application, blank forms, correspondence and notices, reports, salary lists, regulation guides, and syllabuses. Many materials relate to E. F Eckhardt, Superintendent of the Washington State Nautical School.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Nautical training-schools--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Nautical training-schools--Washington (State)--Union, Lake
  • Corporate Names :
  • Washington State Nautical School--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Annual reports
  • Business correspondence
  • Instructional and educational works

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)