Hamburg American Line (HAPAG) Historical Brochures Available at the Archives
The Archives features a number of superb historical brochures published by the Hamburg American Line. They provide considerable information about the steamship company, its passenger service and accommodations and many photographs.
- 1890 Brochure: The European Traveler's Memorandum Book - Provides information on the services of Hamburg-American Line, First, Second and Steerage Class Accommodations, Affiliated Lines, Officers, Deciphering Cable Messages and Listing of European Hotels.
- 1905 Across The Atlantic: Hamburg-American Line Offers a History of Hamburg-American Line, the Fleet of Steamships, Their Services, Cruises and Photographs.
- 1938 In der dritten Klasse nach Nordamerika - Superb Fotografie macht dies ein Rekord excecptional der dritten Klasse Unterkünfte auf dem Dampfer Deutschland, New York, Hamburg und die Hanse. (In German)
- 1938 In The Third Class to North America - Superb photography makes this an excecptional record of the Third Class accommodations on the steamships Deutschland, New York, Hamburg and the Hansa. (English Translation of "In der dritten Klasse nach Nordamerika"
- 1905 Brochure: Kurfahrten zur See - Cruises at Sea 1905 Season. 36 Page Booklet with foldout deck plan of Fürst Bismarck. In German (written in fancy german typeface). Photographs include: Naes, Deck Scene, Ryde Pier, Bergen Harbor, Guernsey Harbor, Molde, Small crafts in Naes Harbor, Rowboats in Nåröfjord, View of Trondhjem, View of Norwegian Coastline, Ships at Gudvangen, The Shores of Odde, Viking Hotel and Cafe, Odde Harbor, People relaxing on the Shores of Bergen, View from top of Bergen, and Tender approaching steamship. Route Map of Norweigna Cruises, Cruise Itenery for 8 July - 3 August 1905 Cruise,
- 1924 Brochure: Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg Joint Service With The United American Lines (Harriman Line), New York (HAPAG) Passage Regulations for First, Second and Cabin Class Passengers To North American 1924 provides Rates and information about the ships in the fleet. 36 Pages Total.
- 1928-09 Brochure: Across The Atlantic: First Class Travel. Illustrations Include: S.S. New York, S.S. Resolute / Reliance. Photographs include: Verandah Café x2, Passengers playing Shuffleboard on deck, Grill Room, Drawing Room of a Suite, Bedroom of a Suite, Promenade deck showing passengers, Lounge / Winter Garden, Terrace Café, Conservatory, Ladies Saloon - S.S. New York, Swimming Pool, Shopping Street (Hall), Smoking Room and Balcony, Gymnasium, The Grill, Smoking Room, Room for Two x2, Stateroom, "L" Shaped Room.
- 1930 Booklet: Oberammergau: God's Alpine Wonderland - To Our American Friends, Presented by the Hamburg-American Line, Educational Bureau. 54 Pages, Information on the Alpine region of Germany with 30 Illustrations / Photographs.
- 1938 Brochure: M.S. St. Louis Kajüte und Dritte Klasse; Cabin Class and Third Class. 18 Photograph (primarily interior views) in this 8 page brochure published just before World War II.