Writers, Illustrators, and Photographers

Papers in this category of collections from Archives and Manuscripts of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum were created by people who have been involved in communication about the seafarer’s life, yacht racing and shipbuilding.

Gunnar Anderson Collection: Sail racing, yacht and documentary images created and printed by an amateur photographer in the 1960s and 1970s for Windward Under Sail and other magazines. Documents dated 1963-1984. 7 cu. ft.

Thomas Skahill Collection: Notes, drafts, and collected research for articles he wrote on mid-twentieth century Los Angeles Harbor yachtsmen, naval architects and boat-builders Matt Walsh, Ed Potter, Edson B. Schock, Hugh Angelman, Joe Fellows and Fellows and Stewart, and Ted Geary. Articles were published in WoodenBoat, Maritime Life and Traditions, 2003. 2 cu.ft.

Cedric Windas Collection: Illustrations, Personal Scrapbook and Book covers decorated by an artist known for his portrayal of Navy life and customs. Documents dated 1939-1966. 6 cu. ft.


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Thomas Skahill Papers

Thomas Skahill Papers

November 16th, 2012

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library Collection 45

The following is excerpted from the finding aid for the collection.
Title: Thomas Skahill Papers
Dates: 2000 – 2006
Creator: Thomas[...]

Papers of Cedric W. Windas

Papers of Cedric W. Windas

November 12th, 2012

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library Collection 30

The following is excerpted from the finding aid for the collection.

Title: Papers of Cedric Wilford Windas
Dates: 1888-1966. (bulk [...]