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Twentieth International Navigation Congress scrapbook

Identifier: MS 2670


This is the scrapbook of Lillian H. Hofmeister, who was the wife of the Baltimore Harbormaster, Jean Hofmeister, during the Twentieth International Navigation Congress held in Baltimore, Maryland from September 11 to 19, 1961. The purpose of the convention was to address topics of international seaport development for the accommodation of nuclear vessels and supertankers.


  • 1961


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0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Jean Hofmeister in September 1985.

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook of Mrs. Jean Hofmeister--wife of the Baltimore Harbormaster and a hostess during the Twentieth International Navigation Congress--contains nine printed invitations, two magazines, four handwritten letters, forty-eight newspaper clippings, eighteen printed memos and programs, one bulletin, nine publicity releases, and nine tour brochures.

Guide to the Twentieth International Navigation Congress scrapbook
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Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-17: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States