Found 3 collections related to United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900

Read, George C. (George Campbell), 1787-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2534
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
George Campbell Read (1787-1862) was an officer in the U.S. Navy. Collection consists of letters to the United States Secretary of the Navy and other naval officers, while Read was in command of squadrons off the west coast of Africa and in the... more
Independence (Ship : 1814-1913)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 452
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume was kept by Charles H. Caldwell, midshipman in the United States Navy, and served as the logbook of three ships: the U.S.S. Independence, U.S.S. Lynx, and U.S.S. Prometheus. Entries for the U.S.S. Independence were made from July... more
Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 58
2 v
Naval officer. Letter book kept by Almy while he was commander of American ships of war CONNECTICUT and JUNIATA, 1864-1866; and journal kept while commanding the CONNECTICUT and FULTON, 1857-1864. Includes information on the capture of William... more