Scope and content

Includes black and white and color photographs of people, places and scenes documenting the history of SCI and development of downtown New York City, including the interiors and exteriors of SCI's headquarters at 25 South Street, 15 State Street, and 241 Water Street; SCI's missionary outposts in downtown New York; SCI's chapels; Port Newark; the Merchant Marine School; the Women's Council; art and artifacts; Board members; employees; ships; seafarers; and New York City scenes.

Record consists of

187 lower level descriptive records

Terms governing use

Seamen’s Church Institute provides digital access to materials from its archives for educational and research purposes. Responsibility for determining copyright status of and securing permission to use an item rests with the person desiring to use the material.


* Protestant Episcopal Church Missionary Society for Seamen in the City and Port of New York
* Seamen's Church Institute of New York
* Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey

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  • Photographs

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