Passage Tickets & Contracts - 1910s

All Passage Contracts & Tickets for the 1910s 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.

Ticket Recipt for Third Class Passage, Cunard Line, Westbound 1910

Memorandum of a Steamship Ticket Issued By The Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd. For Third Class Passage By Cunard Line of Mail Steamers From Liverpool to New York.

Includes Arrival Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1910-06-04 Purchaser Receipt - Liverpool to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 4 June 1910
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Steam Ship Company, Ltd.
  • Steamship: RMS Campania
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Ticket Type: Purchaser Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Henry Youds
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): British
  • Contract Terms: Limited
  • Cost of Ticket: $37.75 / $1,060.00 USD in 2020

Contract for Passage, Italian Immigrant to the United States, 1910

Steamship Ticket / passage contract for a 38 year old Italian immigrant from Aoste, Italy for a voyage to the United Staes in October 1910 on the SS Chicago of the CGT French Line.

Includes Arrival Records for all family members, coversion from French Franc to USD and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1910-10-12 Passage Contract - Le Havre to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 3 July 1910 / 12 October 1910
  • Steamship Line: CGT French Line
  • Steamship: SS Chicago
  • Route: Le Havre to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Théodule Vial
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Italian
  • Contract Terms: Translated from French
  • Cost of Ticket: 580.00 Fr + $39.60 USD / $4,250.00 USD in 2021

Passenger's Contract Ticket, Colonial Service, White Star Line, Australia to London 1910

Third Class Passenger's Contract Steamship Ticket for a voyage on the SS Persic of the White Star Line from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia on to London.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1910-12-21 Passage Contract - Sydney to Melbourne

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 21 December 1910
  • Steamship Line: White Star Line
  • Steamship: SS Persic
  • Route: Sydney to Melbourne, Australia
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: W. G. Stevens
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Australian
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: £1 10s 0d / £156.50 GBP in 2020

1912 Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract Recipt - Font Side

Steamship Ticket Receipt for the purchase of passage from Hamburg to New York via the Hamburg America Line with inland passage to McFreesport, Pennsylvania dated 13 January 1913.

Includes Record of Passage to America under this Contract, Information about Purchaser of Steerage Passage, and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1912-01-13 Prepaid Passage Contract - Hamburg to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 13 January 1912
  • Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line
  • Steamship: SS President Lincoln
  • Route: Hamburg to McKeesport, PA via New York
  • Ticket Type: Prepaid Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Steerage
  • Name on Contract: Matthäus Florek
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): German
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $53.00 / $1,460.00 USD in 2020

Anchor Line Steamship Ticket Receipt 1912

Issued by the New York Office of the Anchor Line Steamships Company, this Second Cabin Steamship Ticket receipt was purchased by Jessie Clerihew for a voyage on the SS California on 18 May, 1912 from New York to Glasgow, Scotland.

Inbound Passenger Records for Jessie M. Clerihew and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations are included.

1912-05-06 Passage Receipt - New York to Glasgow

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 6 May 1912 / 18 May 1912
  • Steamship Line: Anchor Line Steamships Company
  • Steamship: SS California
  • Route: New York to Glasgow
  • Ticket Type: Passage Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Jessie M. Clerihew
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Scottish
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $50.00 / $1,380.00 USD in 2020

Agent's Record, Cunard Steamship Company, Outward Second Cabin Ticket, 1912

Agent's Receipt and Record of a Second Cabin Steamship Ticket for an Eastbound voyage on the new Cunard Laconia from Boston to Liverpool, England.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1912-06-03 Agent's Receipt and Record - Boston to Liverpool

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 3 June 1912 / 25 June 1912
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: SS Laconia
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Ticket Type: Agent's Receipt and Record
  • Voyage Class: Second Cabin
  • Name on Contract: James Bartholomew
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): British?
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $52.50 / $1,450.00 USD in 2020

Immigrant 3rd Class Steamship Ticket - 1912 - Red Star Line

24 Year Old Immigrant left Belgium in 1912 for New York in Third Class (Steerage). This is the original steamship ticket for a voyage undertaken on 10 August 1912.

Includes Ellis Island Passenger Record of Arrival.

1912-08-10 Passage Contract - Antwerp to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 10 August 1912
  • Steamship Line: Red Star Line
  • Steamship: RMS Zeeland
  • Route: Antwerp to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Josef Aronawitz
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Russian
  • Contract Terms: Translated from Dutch
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Agent Record of Third Class Outward Steamship Ticket, 1912, Cunard Line SS Laconia

Agent's Record of a Third Class -Steerage Steamship Ticket for one adult and one child from Liverpool, England to New York on the Cunard Steamship SS Laconia.

Includes Extract from Ships' Passenger Manifest and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1912-08-10 Agent's Record - Liverpool to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 10 August 1912 / 20 August 1912
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: RMS Laconia
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Ticket Type: Agent's Record
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. A. Ambler and Ethel Ambler
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): British
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $52.50 / $1,450.00 USD in 2020

Emigrant Railway Ticket - UK 1912

Very rare receipt for Emigrant Tickets purchased for travel on the Great Western Railway from F. C. Cooper & Co., Stourbridge, for Steerage Passengers Mr. & Mrs. Asbury from Kidderminster to Paddington Station in London to board the RMS Arawa bound for New Zealand.

1912-08-14 Railway Ticket - Kidderminster to Paddington Station in London

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 14 August 1912
  • Steamship Line: Great Western Railway
  • Steamship: N/A
  • Route: Kidderminster to Paddington Station in London
  • Ticket Type: Railway Ticket
  • Voyage Class: Steerage
  • Name on Contract: Mr. & Mrs. Asbury
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): New Zealanders
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Deck Class Steamship Ticket, Union-Castle Line, RMS Dunvegan Castle 1912 -Front

Rare Deck Class Steamship Ticket of the Union Castle Line for passage from Port Said to Delogoa Bay on the RMS Dunvegan Castle dated 15 November 1912.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1912-11-15 Counterpart Passage Receipt - Port Said to Delagoa Bay

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 15 November 1912
  • Steamship Line: Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co.
  • Steamship: RMS Dunvegan Castle
  • Route: Port Said to Delagoa Bay
  • Ticket Type: Counterpart Passage Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Deck Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. S. Peroganakis
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: £11 - 0s - 0d / £1,113.00 GBP in 2020

Agents' Record, Third Class Outward Passenger Ticket, Cunard Line 1913

Third Class Outward Steamship Ticket - Agents' Record for the Cunard RMS Laconia, May 13, 1913. Fare was $35.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1913-05-13 Agents' Record - Boston to Queenstown (Cobh)

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 13 May 1913
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: SS Laconia
  • Route: Boston to Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Ticket Type: Agents' Record
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Beatrice Gilligan
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Irish?
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $35.00 / $944.00 USD in 2020

Third Class Prepaid Ticket - Agents Record, RMS Laconia 1913

Third Class Prepaid Steamship Ticket - Agents Record, RMS Laconia 1913 from Liverpool to Boston. Fares totaled $39.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1913-06-03 Agent's Record - Liverpool to Boston

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 3 June 1913 / 10 June 1913
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: RMS Laconia
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Ticket Type: Agents Record
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Mary Ellen McGuire
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Irish
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $39.00 / $1,050.00 USD in 2020

Immigrant Steerage Contract for Passage to New York - Cunard Line - 1913

Steamship Ticket contract of passage that was purchased from Olaf H. Solem. Ludvig Gjønvik was a Norwegian Immigrant to the United States in June 1913 arriving in Boston on board the RMS Laconia (I) as a passenger in Steerage - Third Class.

Includes List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer at Port of Arrival and Coversion of NOK to USD in 1921 and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1913-06-05 Passage Contract - Trondhjem to Boston via Hull and Liverpool

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 5 June 1913
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: RMS Laconia
  • Route: Trondhjem to Boston via Hull and Liverpool
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third class or Steerage
  • Name on Contract: Ludvig Kristian Gjønvik
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Norwegian
  • Contract Terms: Translated from Norwegian
  • Cost of Ticket: 244.00 NOK / $1,690.00 USD in 2020

Contract for a Swedish immigrant from Gothenburg to Boston in 1914

Steamship Ticket contract for a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to Boston, Massachusetts for Alfred Person, 19 years of age, traveling alone. He paid SEK 178.50 for Steerage / third class accommodations.

Swedish Emigration Register, Departing Passenger List from Gothenburg, Petition for Naturalization, World War I Draft Registration Card, and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations are included.

1914-04-10 Passage Contract - Gothenburg to Boston via Hull and Liverpool

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 10 April 1914
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: RMS Carmania
  • Route: Gothenburg to Boston via Hull and Liverpool
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Alfred Person
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Swedish
  • Contract Terms: Translated from Swedish
  • Cost of Ticket: 178.50 SEK / $1,250.00 USD in 2020

Westbound Ticket Order - Second Cabin - 8 July 1914

Westbound Steamship Ticket Order from the Donaldson Line for Second Cabin Passenger Miss Ruth Immel, departing on the SS Cassandra from Glasgow to Montreal.

Includes List of Border Crossings from Canada to the United States and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1914-07-08 Agent's Record - Glasgow to Montreal

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 8 July 1914 / 29 August 1914
  • Steamship Line: Donaldson Line
  • Steamship: SS Cassandra
  • Route: Glasgow to Montreal
  • Ticket Type: Agent's Record
  • Voyage Class: Second Cabin
  • Name on Contract: Miss Ruth Immel
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $47.60 / $1,270.00 USD in 2020

Fabre Line Third Class Passage Contract for the SS Patria, Departing from New York to Naples Dated 2 August 1915.

Fabre Line Third Class Passage Contract for the SS Patria, Departing from New York to Naples Dated 2 September 1915. Boarding pass for 3rd class seats From New York to Naples With the "Patria" French flag steam (size, speed and duration of the trip as above), departing on 2/9 1915, for Naples.

1915-08-02 Passage Contract - Melbourne to London

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 2 August 1915
  • Steamship Line: Aberdeen Line
  • Steamship: SS Euripides
  • Route: Melbourne to London
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. W. G. Stevens and Family
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Austrailian or British
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

 

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