144 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Naval officers.

  1. Edward Ellsberg papers, 1891-2008

    10,000 items ; 43 containers ; 17.2 linear feet ; 123 digital files (3.1875 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and author. Notebooks, correspondence, memoranda, lectures, articles, book drafts, short stories, play drafts, radio scripts, patents, military files, newspaper clippings, digital files, and other material relating to Ellsberg's service as an engineer and naval salvage expert. Also included are drafts and research files relating to John Doughty Alden's book entitled...

  2. Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1935-1939

    3,500 items ; 14 containers ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to conditions in East Asia before and during the renewal of hostilities between China and Japan in the late 1930s.

  3. John Loyall Saunders papers, 1844-1857

    350 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders, and other papers covering primarily the period of Saunders's command of the USS St. Mary's, 1844-1847 and relating to the Mexican War.

  4. Charles Goodwin Ridgely papers, 1813-1826

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, and journal relating chiefly to Ridgely's naval career, especially his commands of the USS Erie (Sloop of war) during the War of 1812 and of the USS Constellation (Frigate) in the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron. Subjects include the Latin American policy of the U.S. Navy, the wars of independence in Chile and Peru, and Ridgely's attitude toward Spain and...

  5. William H. Schuetze papers, 1881-1903

    50 items ; 3 containers ; 2 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, certificates, diaries, printed materials, scrapbooks, ledgers, and other papers related to his Navy experience primarily regarding his involvement in search and rescue operations for Jeannette (ship) arctic expedition.

  6. David Conner papers, 1817-1847

    400 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, invoices, ships returns, extracts from ships logs, and other official naval papers primarily pertaining to Conner's service as commander of U.S. naval forces in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.

  7. Joel Thompson Boone papers, 1755-1971

    24,000 items ; 95 containers plus 5 oversize ; 45 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician and naval officer. A memoir, diaries, correspondence, photographs, reports, military papers, and other material documenting Boone's career as a medical officer in World War I, personal physician to Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover, naval officer and doctor, and his work with the Hoover Commission, Veterans Administration, and the medical survey of the bituminous coal industry.

  8. John Crittenden Watson papers, 1844-1960

    1,500 items ; 9 containers ; 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. General and family correspondence, notes, reports, official orders, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Watson's service in the Civil War and naval career. Includes papers of his sons, Edward H. Watson, naval officer, and James T. Watson, army officer.

  9. John Calvin Leonard papers, 1882-1920

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Chiefly diaries relating to Leonard's naval career and role of the U.S. Navy in the Spanish-American War and in World War I.

  10. Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972

    8,500 items ; 31 containers plus 2 oversize ; 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his...