|Art & Objects|
The Collection represents more than 75 years of collecting and reflects the extraordinary scope and significance of America's relationship with the sea and inland waterways.
70,000 volumes, (more than 3,000 rare books), and 1,000 ships' registers.
|Film & Video|
236 collections, 1.5+ million feet of film, 5,000 videotapes on square-rigged ships, storm scenes, boating, ocean passages, boat restoration, yachting, various ports and cities, boat building, whaling, and rowing.
Ships' logs, journals, ledgers, diaries, and documents from the whaling, fishing, recreational boating and shipping industries.
|Maps & Charts|
9000+ nautical charts and maps.
700 titles including complete collections of The Log , Rudder, Yachting, WoodenBoat, and Motor Boating .
100,000+ naval architectural drawings represent a wide variety of designs, from small canoes, dories, and day sailers to yachts, barges, and naval vessels.
Oral history interviews, recorded lectures and events, documenting maritime activity, and the people and objects associated with that activity.
500+ vessels of all sizes from rowboats to kayaks, from schooners to ships.