Detail View: South Haven Michigan Lighthouse Logs: Record of passing vessels at the South Haven light-station, July 1, 1878 through June 30, 1882

Identifier: 
exwa_LHL_05
Title: 
Record of passing vessels at the South Haven light-station, July 1, 1878 through June 30, 1882
Alternative Title: 
Record of passing vessels at the South Haven light-station
Creator: 
Donahue, James S., 1842-1917
Description: 
United States Light-House Establishment journal noting vessels passing the South Pierhead Light, South Haven, Michigan, from July 1, 1878 to June 30, 1882, recorded by the lighthouse keeper James S. Donahue. Commander J.N. Miller of the U.S. Navy, the Inspector, 11th District. Later, Commander J.C. Watson of the U.S. Navy, the Inspector. Contains Donahue's notations for the barges, brigs, sloops, schooners, and steamers entering in and leaving South Haven. In addition to vessels, it includes information on weather conditions. The journal measures 8 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches, 48 pages, marble boards. It includes one page of entries for each month, with daily totals.
Date: 
1878-1882
Location: 
South Haven, Michigan
Time Period: 
19th century
Subject: 
Donahue, James S., 1842-1917--Diaries
Subject: 
Lighthouse keepers--Michigan--South Haven--Diaries
Subject: 
Lighthouse keepers--Michigan--South Haven--1870-1890
Subject: 
Lighthouse keepers--Michigan--History--19th century
Subject: 
Lighthouses--Michigan--South Haven
Subject: 
Shipping--Michigan, Lake--History
Subject: 
Shipping--Great Lakes (North America)--History
Subject: 
Ships--Great Lakes (North America)--History
Subject: 
Ships--Michigan, Lake--History
Subject: 
South Haven (Mich.)--Climate
People Identified: 
Miller, Joseph N., 1836-1909
People Identified: 
Watson, John Crittenden, 1842-1923
Places Identified: 
South Haven South Pierhead (Mich.)
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Type: 
Text
Source: 
John B. Donahue Collection, A-2909. Western Michigan University, Archives and Regional History Collections.
Language: 
eng
Collection: 
South Haven Michigan Lighthouse Logs
Rights: 
Copyright 2015 Western Michigan University Libraries. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu
File Format: 
image/jp2
Digitization Date: 
2015
Digitization Specifications: 
Scanned by Digitization Center, Western Michigan University Libraries using Hasselblad H4D-200 MS camera, processed in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Archival file is .tif. Item viewed as a LUNA BookReader object.