2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Caperton, William Banks, 1855-1941.

  1. William Banks Caperton papers, 1873-1939

    1,100 items. 5 containers plus 7 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer. Correspondence, largely with William Shepherd Benson, reports, orders to duty, and newspaper clippings, chiefly relating to Caperton's naval career, particularly his command of the cruiser squadron, Atlantic Fleet, detailed in 1915-1916 to restore order in Haiti.

  2. William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952

    17,000 items. 51 containers plus 6 oversize. 26.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, speeches, reports, maps, naval appointments, family papers, photographs, and printed materials relating primarily to Benson’s naval career, including service as chief of naval operations during World War I.