Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Cyrus Robinson Miller papers, 1897-1940 Naval officer. Midshipman's logs documenting activities of the United States Battleship Oregon during the Spanish-American War and the armored cruiser Buffalo, radio logs of the protected cruiser Cleveland which led merchant convoys in the Atlantic Ocean during World War I, and a ditty about life aboard the troop ship Von Steuben.
    • Contributor: Miller, Cyrus Robinson
    • Date: 1897
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    Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971 United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.
    • Contributor: Robbins, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinckley) - Robbins, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1918
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960 Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1825
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    Jerauld Wright papers, 1853-1960 Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Wright's naval career especially during World War II and after.
    • Contributor: Wright, Jerauld
    • Date: 1853
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    Elliot Snow papers, 1790-1942 Naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, speech, article, and book file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the history and restoration of the Constitution. Includes papers of Horatio D. Smith (1845-1918), officer in the Revenue-Cutter Service, and a small group of papers of Josiah Fox (1763-1847), naval constructor.
    • Contributor: Snow, Elliot
    • Date: 1790
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    Holden Chester Richardson papers, 1844-1946 Naval officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, articles, book material, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Richardson's activities in aeronautics.
    • Contributor: Richardson, Holden Chester
    • Date: 1844
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    William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959 Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Date: 1897
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    Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966 Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.
    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
    • Date: 1889
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    William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.
    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Date: 1856
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    Dudley Wright Knox papers, circa 1864-1950 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.
    • Contributor: Knox, Dudley Wright
    • Date: 1864
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    Donald T. Giles papers, 1926-1982 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter chiefly documenting Giles's incarceration as a Japanese prisoner of war from 1941 to 1945.
    • Contributor: Giles, Donald T.
    • Date: 1926
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    Edward Preble papers, 1680-1912 United States naval officer. Correspondence, diary, journals, account books, ships' papers and logbooks, muster rolls, signal books, family papers, and other material relating primarily to Preble's naval service.
    • Contributor: Preble, Edward
    • Date: 1680
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    George Dewey papers, 1805-1949 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.
    • Contributor: Dewey, George
    • Date: 1805
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    Reginald Rowan Belknap papers, 1784-1929 Naval officer. Family and personal correspondence, financial and legal material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Belknap’s naval career and his family.
    • Contributor: Belknap, Reginald Rowan
    • Date: 1784
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    William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952 Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, speeches, reports, maps, naval appointments, family papers, photographs, and printed materials relating primarily to Benson’s naval career, including service as chief of naval operations during World War I.
    • Contributor: Benson, William Shepherd
    • Date: 1791
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    Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951 United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.
    • Contributor: Ellyson, Theodore Gordon
    • Date: 1912
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    Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 1913-1928 Naval officer. Correspondence, research notes, and unpublished manuscripts relating to Chester's study of Commodore Dudley Saltonstall and the Penobscot Bay Expedition in 1779.
    • Contributor: Chester, Colby Mitchell
    • Date: 1913
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    Montgomery Sicard papers, 1800-1948 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject file, and miscellaneous material relating to Sicard’s naval career, including diagrams and memoranda for breech-loading howitzers and his plans for steel armor plate for ships.
    • Contributor: Sicard, Montgomery
    • Date: 1800
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    Thomas Oliver Selfridge papers, 1809-1927 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, and notebooks relating to Selfridge’s naval career. Includes material relating to the side-wheel steamer Mississippi and the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, which were commanded by Selfridge, and to the Naval Examining Board over which he presided.
    • Contributor: Selfridge, Thomas Oliver
    • Date: 1809
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    John Forsyth Meigs papers, 1914-1940 Naval officer. Correspondence and research notes for Meigs's book The Story of the Seaman, together with research notes of Meigs's cousin, William Ledyard Rodgers, who wrote the preface to the book.
    • Contributor: Meigs, John Forsyth
    • Date: 1914
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    Henry T. Mayo papers, 1866-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining mainly to Mayo's naval career.
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas) - Mayo, Henry T.
    • Date: 1866
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Date: 1817
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    Royal Rodney Ingersoll and Royal E. Ingersoll papers, 1866-1935 United States naval officers. Correspondence, memoranda, memorablia, newspapers, notebooks, pamphlets, publications, and speeches relating to the naval careers of Royal Rodney Ingersoll and Royal E. Ingersoll, father and son.
    • Contributor: Ingersoll, Royal Rodney
    • Date: 1866
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    William Rea Furlong papers, 1892-1985 Author and United States Navy rear admiral. Correspondence, memoranda, ship diaries, lecture and research notes, drafts of speeches and writings, reports, rosters, biographical materials, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to Furlong's service in the United States Navy.
    • Contributor: Furlong, William Rea
    • Date: 1892