Found 82 collections related to United States. Navy

United States. Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6357
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a code book used by the United States Navy in 1814 that contains color illustrations of flags and signal numbers for words, names of commanding officers, and ships. This volume may have been used onboard the Ship Congress
Stewart, H. H
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2886
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Report on proposed engines of the U. S. iron clad ship Puritan, made by Chief Engineer H. H. Stewart, a member of the board convened at Chester, Pennsylvania. The report is dated June 12 to August 24, 1877 and totals 48 pages
Gill, Robert, 1804-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1158
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Receipt book kept by Robert Gill, U. S. Navy Storekeeper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, listing monies paid out for supplies furnished to United States ships such as Philadelphia, United States, Norfolk, Ganges, Enterprize, and Patapsco
Taylor, Paul F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2956
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Paul F. Taylor was a machinists mate, 3rd class, "M" Division in the U.S. Navy. His narrative, dating from January to February of 1945, details the journey of the U.S.S. Quincy to Malta and Suez while carrying President Franklin D. Roosevelt to... more
Shufeldt, Robert Wilson, 1822-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2748
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains approximately 160 letters addressed to Robert Wilson Shufeldt as commander of U.S.S. Plymouth, dated August 7, 1871 to July 1, 1873. The letters are mounted in a folio scrapbook
Bowles, Francis Tiffany, 1858-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 356
1.01 linear feet (5 volumes)
These papers of Francis Tiffany Bowles, Assistant Naval Constructor in the United States Navy, relate to the construction of the U.S.S. Texas and the U.S.S. Raleigh, as well as gun boats, auxiliary boats, and other vessels. They include... more
McBlair family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1932
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The McBlairs were a Maryland family. Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Captain Charles H. McBlair, United States and Confederate naval officer; his wife, Fanny Duncan McBlair; his mother-in-law, Margaret S. Duncan, of... more
Chandler, William, of Warminster
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 514
.29 linear feet (1 box)
These papers of William Chandler, Lieutenant in the United States Navy, include a logbook, a journal, text books and notes about seamanship and navigation, and other related materials. Included is a logbook of the U.S. prize schooner Patuxent... more
Nye, Haile C. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2273
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Haile C. T. Nye, an ensign in the United States Navy, kept this logbook on board the U.S.S. Kansas, commanded by Commander Allen V. Reed, and the U.S.S. Richmond, commanded by Captain Thomas Pattison. Entries for the U.S.S. Kansas date from August... more
Evans, Amos A., 1785-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 956
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume containing the journal of Amos A. Evans, surgeon aboard the warship U.S.S. Independence during the Second Barbary War, dated May 21, 1815 to January 31, 1816. The Independence cruised as Commodore Bainbridge's flagship from Boston to... more
Lexington (Sloop)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1748
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the U.S.S. Lexington was kept between July 13, 1837 and April 25, 1838 by Pierre Cortlandt Van Wyck, a midshipman in the United States Navy. The ship was commanded by John H. Clark and cruised from Portsmouth, New Hampshire and... more
Schnabel, L. D
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2693
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Scrapbook and album kept aboard the U.S.S. Huntington, a Navy convoy ship, from 1917 to 1919. The volume contains a few pages of manuscript records of arrivals and departures at French, English, and American ports, listing the ships convoyed and... more
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.
Boxer (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1801
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the U.S.S. Boxer by Timothy Gay, midshipman in the United States Navy, from March 13-July 18, 1816. The ship was commanded by Lieutenant John Porter. Entries describe cruises between Havana and New Orleans. Around... more
Colorado (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3672
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Watch, quarter, and station billet book of the U.S.S. Colorado, kept by the ship's executive officer probably during the period of the American Civil War. The name E[dgar] C. Merriman, U.S. Navy, is stamped on the flyleaf
Washington Navy Yard
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3674
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Daybook of all articles ordered and supplied at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington D.C. The book includes tabulated entries, giving dates when articles were ordered, purpose, when completed, how disposed of, and by whom ordered, dated July 18, 1861... more
Long, J. Collings
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3061
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Internal regulations for the government of the U.S.S. Boston, issued by the Commander J. Collings Long in the New York Harbor, November 12, 1840. The regulations consist of 75 articles defining duties of the ship's personnel
Rodgers, Raymond Perry, 1849-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3060
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Clarke, William M. (William Malpas)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William M. Clarke, surgeon's mate in the United States Navy, kept this journal on board the U.S.S. President (a frigate) and the U.S.S. Argus (a brig), entering daily sick reports along with a brief log of the weather, names of vessels sighted and... more
Burtis, William B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 439
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
William B. Burris was a staff clerk in the United States Navy and kept this diary on board the U.S.S. Delaware during a cruise from Portsmouth, New Hampshire to an Asiatic station and back to New York. Entries date from 1867-1870, and laid in to... more
Nopatin (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1800
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
This logbook (3 vols.) of the transport U.S.S. Nopatin (formerly called the Manhattan) was kept between February 2, 1918 and September 1, 1919. One volume includes an engineer's log
United States. Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6373
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
These transcripts (2 vols.) of the U.S.S. Brooklyn, Vixen, New Orleans, Marblehead, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Iowa, Oregon, Indiana, and Resolute when the fleet was before Santiago, Cuba in the Spanish American War are said to have been used... more
Gordon, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4004
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Charles Gordon, United States Navy, to Naval Agent John Bullus in New York, 1811-1813. Letters relate to both military and social matters
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
Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4537
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, largely with John Shaw Billings, relating to research done at the New York Public Library by American naval strategist and historian Alfred Thayer Mahan. Some letters include brief discussions of naval history. Also included are... more
Weaver, Aaron Ward, 1832-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3247
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Ward Weaver was a Commander in the United States Navy. These papers date from 1851 to 1887 and include orders and letters to him from Farragut, Dahlgren, Porter, and others; an order to command the captured slave ship Ardennes; an order... more
Hughes, Aaron Konkle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1458
.75 linear feet (6 volumes)
This collection is comprised of 6 volumes: midshipman's logs of the U. S. frigate Constitution, March 13 1839 through September 16, 1840, and of the U. S. brigantine Boxer, April 21, 1842 through October 6, 1843; letter books while in command... more
Collum, Richard S. (Richard Strader)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 598
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Richard S. Collum, captain in the United States Marines Corps, wrote this account of the expedition to Panama in which two battalions of Marines and some sailors landed at Aspinwall (Colón) to subdue an insurgent uprising. His account includes a... more
Brandywine (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 372
.42 linear feet (3 volumes)
These logbooks (3 vols.) of the frigate Brandywine were kept from June 6, 1848-December 11, 1850. The Brandywine was the flagship of Commodore George W. Storer, and Charles Boarman was Captain. The logs are contemporary copies kept while the ship... more