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Steamship Historical Society of America

In 1935, The Steamship Historical Society of America (SSHSA) was launched with a mission to identify, acquire, and preserve archival material that documents the history of ships and to make such materials available to the public. Today, it’s impossible to think of an America without maritime collections.

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Donor Privacy Policy

The Rhode Island Historical Society’s Commitment to Our Donors

We will not sell, share, or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity. We will not send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by RIHS on any platform by any means, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations may be processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

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