13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Naval aviation.

  1. John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    5,000 items. 15 containers plus 4 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.

  2. Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    2,250 items. 11 containers plus 1 classified. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.

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  3. George D. Murray papers, 1916-1956

    150 items. 2 containers. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, biographical material, citations, topical files, speeches, and writings relating to naval aviation and carrier warfare.

  4. 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.

  5. Hilary Pollard Jones papers, 1889-1937

    2,400 items. 9 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, speeches, and other material relating primarily to his participation in conferences relating to the limitation of armaments, the Presidential Oil Commission, and the Naval Oil Reserve Commission.

  6. Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    331,000 items. 934 containers plus 2 oversize. 373.8 linear feet. 399 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his work with the Democratic Party, and his role as ambassador to Mexico.

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  7. Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924

    2,400 items. 8 containers. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.

  8. Holden Chester Richardson papers, 1844-1946

    3,600 items. 13 containers. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, articles, book material, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Richardson's activities in aeronautics.

  9. Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951

    1,050 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.

  10. George van Deurs papers, 1851-1982

    1,050 items. 6 containers. 3.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer. The papers include correspondence, memoranda, writings, naval records, photographs, and biographical material relating to early naval aviation and writings by van Deurs.