60 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Naval history.

  1. A.T. Mahan papers, 1779-1970

    6,500 items ; 16 containers plus 5 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet ; 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, biographical file, printed matter, and other papers relating to Mahan’s naval career, writings, and personal and family life.

  2. Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

  3. Lucius C. Dunn papers, 1902-1957

    5,600 items ; 16 containers ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and author. Correspondence, memoranda, articles, lectures, short stories, unpublished journal and memoirs, research notes, muscial compositions, official orders, reports, schedules, clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, prints, slides, photographs, and other papers pertaining mainly to Dunn's career in the United States Navy and his writings and interests in naval history.

  4. George Fielding Eliot papers, 1939-1971

    5,000 items ; 23 containers ; 8.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and military analyst. Correspondence, diary, biographical material, manuscripts of writings, drafts of various articles, notes, speeches and drafts of radio broadcasts, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Eliot's career as a newspaper columnist, contributor to periodicals, and military editor of Collier's Encyclopedia.

  5. Nathan Sargent papers, 1866-1957

    2,700 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating to Sargent's naval duties.

  6. 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.

  7. Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

    400 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the...

  8. Arthur Stanley Riggs papers, 1929-1952

    900 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval reserve officer, author, editor, and historian. Correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, receipts, printed material, maps, and photographs pertaining primarily to Riggs's unpublished book, "Drake of the Seven Seas."

  9. Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966

    27,300 items. 78 containers plus 1 oversize. 31.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.

  10. Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    4,400 items ; 18 containers ; 7 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.