Found 12 collections related to Sailors

Gilman, William Henry, 1826-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1159
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
William Henry Gilman, of Exeter, NH, was secretary to Commodore John C. Long, United States Navy.
Allaben, Frank, 1867-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6341
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The file consists of research notes, genealogies, and correspondence generated in the course of Frank Allaben's research into the Little family of Boston, particularly relating to Luther Little, born 1756 in Marshfield, Massachusetts, who served... more
Chase, Henry, 1790-1853
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18063
2 v, 36 cm; 2 v, 36 cm
Henry Chase (1790-1853) was a Methodist Episcopal clergyman. The Mariner's Church, formally dedicated in 1820, was a non-denominational church located on Roosevelt Street in New York City. It was founded by the Society for Promoting the Gospel... more
Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull), 1806-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4386
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence between Rear Admiral Andrew Hull Foote and various parties written between 1852 and 1862. Topics include the temperance movement, the discharge of an "impertinent" sailor, claims filed against the vessel "Martha" for seamen's wages,... more
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4473
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One letter, dated September 7, 1777, to Captain Hector McNeill in Boston; a transcript of Jones' commission probably sent to John de Neufville & Son in 1779; and an undated autograph
Greenwell, Clifford
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1240
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary of Clifton Greenwell, Chief carpenter, United States Navy. Diary (Dec. 1911-Jan.1913) records his leaving Key West after being ordered to an Asiatic station; his trip home to Washington, D.C., from there to San Francisco and then to... more
Edwards, David S., d. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 963
.2 linear feet (1 box)
David S. Edwards (d. 1874) was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy and served on various warships. In 1857 he was appointed Surgeon of the Fleet for the Pacific Squadron. Collection consists of journal, orders and other papers related to Edwards's naval... more
Phillips, Dinwiddie Brazier
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2408
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dinwiddie B. Phillips was an Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. "Mississippi".
Blake, Homer Crane, 1822-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 313
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Homer Crane Blake (1822-1880) was a U.S. naval officer. Collection consists of correspondence and other papers relating to Commodore Blake's service in the United States Navy. Includes official letterbook relating to affairs in Africa, China,... more
Pierce, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1851-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2424
1.02 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Frank H. Pierce (1851-1933), a bank clerk of New Haven, Connecticut, was the son of Elijah S. Pierce (1829-1909), a screw manufacturer and inventor. The collection consists of correspondence between Frank H. Pierce and others, a scrapbook, and a... more
Parker of Shenstone, William, Sir, bart., 1781-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1206
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Various letters to Sir William Parker, Admiral of the Fleet; printed memoranda of the Admiralty; and notes; included with an 1836 volume of "Regulations established by the King in counsel; and the instructions by the lords commisioners of the... more
Ballard, Lockett Ford
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 189
12.81 linear feet (34 boxes)
Collection consists mainly of correspondence and professional papers reflecting Ballard's life as a gay man, both in military and civilian life, and his work as a museum curator. Correspondents include Ballard's friends, family, classmates, and... more
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