NHF-049 Nathan Sargent Collection
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Photo album showing cruiser USS Baltimore (C-3) in 1905 on Asiatic Station, with Captain Sargent as commanding officer. Scenes in China, particularly Peking. Photos of crew including Marines; gunnery drills; recreation including Christmas, swim call, boat races, and Neptune ceremony; Menu card from Shanghai Club, 1906. Personnel seen include: Captain Sargent, Admiral Folger, Lieutenant Commander Purcell, Captain Leonard, Captain Marix, Lieutenant Miller. Some photos have become loose and are sleeved separately from album.
Photo album showing a naval expedition to Panama and Colombia, May-July 1900. Sites and people with captions. Colon is featured prominently, as are the campsites of the expedition. Views of jungle, huts, ruins, forts. USS Supply.
9 black and white photos: torn photo of Sargent; ship’s wardroom decorated for Christmas; officers of USS Patoka (AO-9); photos of other individuals and groups. 2 of these photos have been removed to the NH collection
Photo of USS Scorpion marker 1899-1900; pencil sketch of plan for a cabin on a gunboat, taken from sketch of SS Renio 1863, filed in NHF Oversize.
6 black and white mounted photographs: USS Indiana (BB-1); multiple views of USS Yosemite (1898-1900) including captain’s bath, cabin, and other interior spaces.
24 oversize images with some duplicates: USS Petrol (PG-2) under repair in Manchuria, China; Petropavlofski, Siberia; images from Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895.
4 oversize photos of USS Petrel (PG-2) variously showing the ship and also officers of International Landing Force, Shanghai, China, 1894. 1 image (with an identical copy) is color tinted.
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