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   Container / Location    Title
 
Series I. Letters, Manuscripts, and Documents [series]:
  2  
"A Trip to the Submarine Boat Argonaut"
Typewritten manuscript. Embellished with ink cutaway drawings of the vessel. Apparently presented to Lake after a visit to the Erie Basin.
Rudin # SL-1

  2  
Draft contract between Lake and battery manufacturer in Russia
Signed by Lake.
Rudin # SL-2

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : Boston Sunday Herald
Writer's location : New York

Letter about military submarines and the use of cargo-carrying submarines. Accompanied by a photo of Lake showing what a cargo-carrying submarine might look like.
Rudin # SL-3

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : son-in-law
Writer's location: Philadelphia

States that Lake will be meeting with Mr. (J. Louis) Reynolds on the matter of cargo-carrying submarines.
Rudin # SL-4

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : son-in-law Cecil Ford
Writer's location :

Instructions for yard and property maintenance while Lake is away on a trip.
Rudin # SL-5

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : Wife

"To my wife 'Mocky', with fond recollections of 53 years..." with photo of Lake.
Rudin # SL-6

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : Daughter
Writer's location : New York

Rudin # SL-7

  1  
Simon Lake
On Lakeolith letterhead, transferring ownership of household furniture to a daughter at the family's Milford, Connecticut home. Also signed by son and other daughter.
Rudin # SL-8

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : Elwood Ford, grandson
Writer's location : Milford, CT.

In pencil, with envelope bearing signature.
Rudin # SL-9

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : Elwood Ford, grandson

To grandson at an Army Air Corps base in Gulfport, on Lake Submarine Co. letterhead.
Rudin # SL-10

  1  
Ford, Elwood
Addressee : Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ford

Includes photo of Ford.
Rudin # SL-11

  1  
Simon Lake
Addressee : Lawrence Dale Coleman

Asks for names of museums in Venezuela in the event a planned submarine excursion finds materials of interest.
Rudin # A-137

  1  
Simon Lake Stock Certificate in Lake Submarine Co.
Signed twice by Lake. 100 shares.
Rudin # SL-12

  1  
Stock certificate for the Lake Sub-Marine Company.
Signed by Lake. Cancelled.
Rudin # SL-13

  1  
Capital stock certificate for five shares in the Lake Sub-Marine Company, made out to J.C. Lake and signed by Simon Lake.
Rudin # A-133

  1  
Capital stock certificate for five shares in the Lake Sub-Marine Company, made out to E. Bunge and Co.
Rudin # A-134

  1  
Stock certificate for the Lake Torpedo and Boat Company.
Rudin # SL-14

Signed by Lake.

  1  
Invitation to Lake from Theodore Roosevelt for a reception at the White House.
Rudin # SL-15



  1  
Original signed drawing of what appears to be a submarine.
Rudin # A-135

  1  
Original signed drawing of Steam Cylinder for Submarine.
Rudin # A-136

  1  
"In Defense of the Submarine" manuscript, by Simon Lake.
"In Defense of the Submarine" as well as two other manuscripts, one extolling "unsinkable" ships and the other the virtues of the submarine.
Rudin # A-138

 
Series II: Photographs [series]:
  1  
Photo of Lake
Signed on verso "Simon Lake- Age 42"
Rudin # SL-16

  1  
Photo of Lake in his 60's
Signed by Lake on verso in pencil "Simon Lake to Ma".
Rudin # SL-17

  1  
Original photo of the Argonaut, Lake's first submarine, after being lengthened and made watertight.
Appears in Lake's 1918 book "The Submarine in War and Peace", pages 182-183.
Rudin # SL-18

  1  
Original photo of a model of "The Aluminaut", an aluminum cargo-carrying submarine, with Lake, Reynolds, and staff.
Rudin # SL-22

  1  
Lake Torpedo and Boat Co. photo of USS S-49 prior to launch at Bridgeport.
With Navy history of the submarine.
Rudin # SL-23

  1  
USS S-48
With Navy history of the USS S-48 submarine.
Rudin # SL-24

  1  
Five Generations Lake reunion.
Rudin # SL-27

  3  
Four original photos of "The Protector"
Rudin # SL-19

   
Original photo of "The Protector" after being renamed "The Osetr"
With entire Russian crew, their names penned on lower mount.
Rudin # SL-20

  3  
USS S-47

Rudin # SL-25

 
Series III. Magazines, Reprints, and Pamphlets [series]:
  1  
"The Future of the Submarine", printed presentation by Lake to Optimist Club of Philadelphia
Rudin # SL-28

  2  
The Lake Periscope
Company magazine of Lake Torpedo Boat Co., including visit by Pershing to factory.
Rudin # SL-32

  2  
"Sage Submarine Vessels and the Future of the Art"
Pamphlet by Lake, illustrated.
Rudin # SL-33

  2  
"Recovering Natural Products of the Sea"
Pamphlet, bears the name of Submarine and Exploration Co.
Rudin # SL-34

  1  
Pamphlet, "Fortunes Under the Sea", by Simon Lake.
Rudin # SL-35

  1  
Pamphlet, "The Argonaut: Her Evolution and History", by Simon Lake
Rudin # SL-36

  1  
Pamphlet, "The Development of the Lake Type Submarine Torpedo Boats". Two copies
Rudin # SL-37, A-132

  1  
Pamphlet, "Captain Simon Lake, Inventor of the Submarine, has Perfected Equipment to Salvage Fortunes Now Under the Sea".
Rudin # SL-38

  1  
Pamphlet, "Commissioning of United States Ship Simon Lake (AS-33)". Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
48 pages with photo of ship.
Rudin # SL-39

  2  
"Modern Submarines in War and Peace"
Reprint.
Rudin # SL-40

  1  
"The Submarine Versus the Submersible", by Simon Lake.
Rudin # SL-41

  3  
Three copies of "Scientific American"
Article on the Argonaut, other articles by Lake with illustrations.
Rudin # SL-29-31

  3  
Illustration from "Recovering Natural Products from the Sea"
Rudin # SL-34