1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Dewey family--Correspondence.

  1. George Dewey papers, 1805-1949

    25,000 items. 86 continers plus 6 oversize. 42.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.