10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870.

  1. Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    15,000 items. 37 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

  2. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    16,100 items. 45 containers plus 2 oversize. 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

  3. David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869

    400 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.

  4. Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867

    110 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.

  5. Cornelius Marius Schoonmaker papers, 1833-1931

    1,400 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, order book, printed matter, scrapbooks, and unpublished biography detailing Schoonmaker’s naval career. Of particular interest are Schoonmaker’s letters regarding China and the Far East, accounts of the battle of Mobile Bay, and details of his death in Samoa.

  6. Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    4 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

  7. A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    2,000 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.

  8. John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren papers, 1794-1889

    10,000 items. 38 containers plus 3 oversize. 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer, inventor, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, reports, logbooks, orders, notebooks, nautical charts and calculations, scrapbooks, and design drawings related to Dahlgren's activities in the development of ordnance for the United States Navy and as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance.

  9. John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890

    1,500 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer and inventor. Correspondence, writings, design specifications, articles, memoranda, technical notes, financial and legal papers, drawings, printed matter, and miscellany relating primarily to Ericsson's activities in marine engineering, especially his work on screw propellers and his design of the steamship Princeton and the ironclad Monitor. Includes correspondence of Ericsson's biographer, William C. Church.

  10. Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    15,070 items. 45 containers plus 1 oversize. 18.2 linear feet. 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.