Found 16 collections related to United States. Navy

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
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
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
Europe, James R. (James Reese), 1917-2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 629
1 folder
James Reese Europe, Jr., son of the well-known African-American musician James Reese Europe (1881-1919) and dancer Bessie Simms, was a seaman in the Merchant Marines during World War II. In 1942 the Marine Firemen's, Oilers, Watertenders and... 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
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
Welling, Richard, 1858-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3278
.25 linear feet (1 volume)
Richard Ward Greene Welling (1858-1946), New York City lawyer and reformer, was founder of the National Self Government Committee and president of the George Junior Republic. He was active in political and municipal reform and belonged to many... more
Cowles, M.C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19027
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter from M.C. Cowles to Cal Chord dated June 19, 1914 describing his sudden undesirable discharge from the Navy on the suspicion of sexual activity with another man
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bryant, Desso B.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 663
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Desso B. Bryant, Jr., was an African American sailor who served aboard the USS Arkansas. The scrapbook contains a daily log, dating from 1936-1940, in which Bryant recorded his personal experiences, ranging from facing racism and seasickness to... more
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
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 490
3.46 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lawrence D. Reddick served as curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature, 1939-1948. An African-American historian, Reddick was interested in the role of the black soldier in U.S. wars and published on this topic. Concerned that the... more