13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Merchant marine.

  1. Cyrus Robinson Miller papers, 1897-1940

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Midshipman's logs documenting activities of the United States Battleship Oregon during the Spanish-American War and the armored cruiser Buffalo, radio logs of the protected cruiser Cleveland which led merchant convoys in the Atlantic Ocean during World War I, and a ditty about life aboard the troop ship Von Steuben.

  2. Dudley Wright Knox papers, 1864-1950

    6,550 items. 24 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

  3. Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    32,000 items. 63 containers. 21 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.

  4. Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958

    875 items. 3 containers plus 1 classified. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, articles, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to military aspects of United States China policy, reorganization of United States armed forces, naval and military strategy during World War II, and Yarnell’s naval career.

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  5. Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969

    500 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.

  6. J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870

    3,600 items. 9 containers. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and representative from Virginia and Confederate diplomatic agent in Great Britain. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter.

  7. 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.

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  8. Wallace H. White papers, 1915-1948

    24,000 items. 85 containers. 35 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator from Maine. Correspondence, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and printed materials relating chiefly to White's career in Congress.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  9. Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    66,050 items. 257 containers plus 9 oversize. 87.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

  10. Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933

    8,000 items. 27 containers. 11.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer. Chiefly legal material and correspondence from the period of Gregory's law practice in Washington, D.C. Correspondence also reflects Gregory's interest in the University of Texas, the Woodrow Wilson administration, and the presidential campaign of 1932.