Passage Tickets & Contracts - 1900s
All Passage Contracts & Tickets For the 1900s Available at the GG Archives. These unique contracts represent primary source documents of the voyage of many immigrants. Our collection includes a variety of types and classes and provides an invaluable account of the cost of passage.
Original Steamship Contract from Gothenburg, Sweden to New York, 3rd Class Steerage Immigrant Ester Hilma Maria Magnuson of Stockholm on the White Star Line. Included the detachable receipt located on the right hand side (panel).
Prepaid Passage Certificate for a family of three from Northern Ireland in 1903. They arrived in New York in August 1903 aboard the Anchor Line SS Columbia.
Original steamship contract dated 6 July 1904 Between the Hamburg America Line and The Breitmann Family consisting of two adults and four children of Russian Hebrew descent, for third class passage from Hamburg to New York aboard the SS Hamburg.
A detached counterpart to a Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket for passage on the RMS Arundale Castle of the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Limited. Voyage was from Southampton to Cape Town departing on 1904-10-08.
Passenger Contract for Jens Julius Skafte of Denmark for a 1905 voyage to America on the Cunard Line. The contract indicated that he was headed for Albert Lea, Minnesota as his final destination.
Extraordinary original Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket for a 27 year old man from Southampton, England for passage to Natal, South Africa in 1906. It provides rich details of the requirements of the steamship company in terms of food, water and other items supplied during the journey.
Agent's Record of a Passenger Ticket for a 23-year-old woman booked on the Allan Line Steamship Laurentian in 3rd Class from Boston to Londonderry leaving on 26 July 1907. The transaction was recorded and includes the amount of commission earned on this ticket.
Third Class Counterpart Passage Ticket Issued to F. R. Peverall by the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company on 16 September 1907 for Third Class passage on the SS Garka from Cape Town to England. Cost of the Ticket was £10:10:0. Includes Contract Terms and Conditions and Notice to Passengers.
Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract issued by the Hamburg America Line on 20 November 1907 for passage from Hamburg, Germany to New York and a Train from New York to Ellsworth, Minnesota for a German Immigrant Family.