Found 82 collections related to United States. Navy

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
France. Marine
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1062
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This manuscript notebook, written in French, contains notes about naval events involving the French Navy in the years 1778 through 1781. Included are notes about the French Navy's participation in the American Revolution; lists of ships;... 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
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
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
McLaughlin, J. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1946
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
J. T. McLaughlin, a midshipman in the United States Navy, kept this diary and logbook of the U.S.S. Erie and U.S.S. Boston. Log entries for the U.S.S. Erie date from September 1-October 3, 1828, during a voyage from New York to the West Indies,... more
Guerriere (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 272
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume was kept by John M. Berrien, midshipman in the United States Navy. It contains a log of the U.S.S. Guerriere, commanded by John Smith and bearing the broad pennant of Commodore Charles C.B. Thompson. Entries were made between February... 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
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
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
Kearney, Lawrence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1625
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Lawrence Kearney was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy in 1817, and continued a naval career through the time of his death in 1868. Kearney earned the rank of commodore in 1867. Lawrence Kearney's sketchbook contains colored... 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
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
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
Potomac (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1763
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Logbook kept by Levi Lincoln, Jr., midshipman in the U. S. Navy, during a cruise of the U. S. Frigate Potomac, commanded by Captain John Downes, from Sandy Hook to Sumatra, August 26, 1831 to February 17, 1832. Includes two maps
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
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
Macedonian (Frigate : 1810-1828)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1826
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Midshipman John Reed, Jr. kept this logbook on board the U.S.S. Madeconian, a frigate commanded by Captain John Downes, while cruising for the most part in the Pacific Ocean, stopping at various ports in Central and South America
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
Lord, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1805
.5 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
This collection consists of material from U. S. Navy gunners John Lord and John R. Covington. Contents include regulations for U.S.S. Constitution; ordinance specifications of rigging and equipment of ships; formulas and tables in gunnery; gunners... 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
Parrish, Joseph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2342
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Joseph Parrish was a midshipman in the U.S. Navy stationed aboard the U.S. frigate Congress, Commodore Robert F. Stockton's flagship. The Congress traveled the Pacific coast from San Francisco to Mazatlan during the Mexican-American War. Parrish's... 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
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
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
Sawyer, Herbert, Sir, 1783-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2685
.77 linear feet (5 volumes)
Sir Herbert Sawyer was a Vice-Admiral in the British Navy. His letter books (4 vols.) and order book (1 vol.) contain copies of official correspondence with the Admiralty and others relating to routine matters, convoys, impressed American seamen,... more
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
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