My grandfather (who I never got to meet) was many things in his life. Many of them far from praiseworthy.
One of them was being a nautical engineer. During WWII he worked with ESSO and had compiled a list of all crews and ships that Esso operated during the war. Including, according to my father, accurate crew, casualty and survivor lists for any ships lost.
We’re doing a clean up, here, and my father has decided that he really has no use for this document (Roughly an 8.5" by 11" by one and a half inches thick leatherbound book.) and was wondering, idly, what it might be worth.
I doubt that there’s any kind of general market for this kind of document that could be met via eBay, but I also think it’s the sort of general statistics and records that would get many a professional historian drooling.
So, what museums, libraries, or institutes should I consider contacting to see if they’d like this document?