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Hanford, Franklin, 1844-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1305
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Franklin Hanford (1844-1928) was an American career naval officer. Upon his retirement in 1903, he became a farmer in Scottsville, N.Y. and pursued his interest in the history of western New York. Collection contains personal papers of Hanford and... more
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 840
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Captain Percival Drayton (1812-1865) of Charleston, South Carolina and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a distinguished U.S. Navy officer who served in the Union Navy during the Civil War. The Percival Drayton family papers, 1827-1967, chiefly... more
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 473
5.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Ezra Ayers Carman (1834-1909) was a Civil War officer interested in the history of that war and particularly the Battle of Antietam. Carman served on the Antietam Battlefield Board from 1894 to 1898 and in 1905 was appointed chairman of the... 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
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
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
Mastick, Seabury C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1908
3.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 19 v.)
Seabury Cone Mastick (1871-1969) was a New York state legislator. Collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks and family papers of Mastick. General correspondence concerns New York state politics, especially Mastick's work as chairman of the... more
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
Diggins, Bartholomew
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 810
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Bartholomew Diggins was a seaman in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Collection consists of Diggins's recollections of the cruise of the U.S.S. Hartford, Admiral David Farragut's flagship in the naval operations on the Mississippi River, in... more
Belton family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 258
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Francis Smith Belton (ca. 1791-1861) was a career officer in the U.S. Army who served in the Mexican War. He was married to Harriet Kirby Belton (1798-1873); their son Winfield Scott Belton (1820-1889) fought with the Confederate Army during the... more
Berg, Vernon E. (Vernon Edward), 1951-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3444
Artist and gay rights activist Copy Berg was born Vernon E. Berg, III on July 10, 1951. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1970-1974 and then served with the U. S. Navy Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. In 1975 the Navy sought to... more
Behm, Charles F. W., 1813-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 247
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Charles F.W. Behm (1813-1882) was a German-born merchant sea captain who served as a U.S. Navy officer during the Civil War. Collection consists of correspondence, naval orders, report, autograph album, photograph, and memorabilia of Charles F.W.... more
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3328
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Wilkes was an American naval officer and explorer. He led the United States Exploring Expedition of the Pacific Ocean, 1838-1842. This collections consists of correspondence by Charles Wilkes, claiming extra compensation while commanding... more
Sproston, John Glendy, 1828-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2852
.33 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection consists of two volumes, with journals kept by J. Glendy Sproston of the U. S. Navy aboard various ships, including the Macedonian, commanded by Captain Abbott and attached to the Perry Expedition to Japan. The journals date from... more
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
Foulk, George Clayton, 1856-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1052
1 linear foot (3 boxes and one oversize folder); 2 microfilm reels
George Clayton Foulk (1856-1893) served as naval attaché to the first U.S. legation sent to Korea in 1883 and was chargé d'affaires in Seoul from 1885 until 1887. Subsequently, he was a businessman in Japan and then a university professor of... more
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3275
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes); 4 microfilm reels
Gideon Welles (1802-1878) was an American politician and editor. He served as Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869 under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson after having political positions in Connecticut as a member of the Democratic Party. He left... 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
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
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
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 721
.3 linear feet (3 v.)
John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (1809-1870), a United States naval officer, was commandant of the Washington Naval Yard. Collection contains papers of Dahlgren and his wife, Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren. Includes John Dahlgren's 1867 letterbook... more
Hawkins, John T.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1358
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Memorandum book of John T. Hawkins, 2nd Assistant Engineer, U. S. Navy, containing an "Account of the principal occurrences during the voyages of the Pensacola," U. S. sloop-of-war on which he served from September 1, 1861 to September 10, 1863;... more
Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1169
1 linear foot (4 boxes); 2 microfilm reels
Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough (1805-1877), U.S. naval officer, was Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. Collection consists of general incoming correspondence, 1821-1873, and official reports and letters received while Goldsborough... more
Macedonian (Sloop of war : 1852-1875)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3063
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
These three logbooks were kept on board the U.S.S. Macedonian during a trip from New York to Japan between February 1853 and May 1855. Two were kept by John R. C. Lewis and the third was kept by Lawrence F. Lewis. The Macedonian was one of the... 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
Canning, Joseph C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 467
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Journal of Joseph C. Canning covers his period of service as Acting Assistant Paymaster, United States Navy, aboard the U.S.S. Cambridge on blockade duty off the Virginia and Carolina coasts and on duty off the New England coast, 1861-1864; aboard... more
Turner, Thomas, 1808-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3049
1.46 linear feet (15 volumes)
This collection consists of 15 volumes of letter books and indexes kept by Thomas Turner, Commander, Commodore, and Rear Admiral of the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. Saratoga, the U.S.S. New Ironsides, and various ships in the Pacific... more
Rodgers, Raymond Perry, 1849-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3060
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
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
Passaic (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3064
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 packages)
The U.S. Passaic was an ironclad steamer in the service of the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. It took part in the bombardment of Charleston Harbor in April 1863. The hull was built by John Ericsson who was the builder and designer of the Monitor.... more