10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Navigation.

  1. Harold Gatty papers, 1901-1957

    7,000 items ; 43 containers plus 4 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator, navigator, naturalist, and inventor. Research notes, subject files, and indexes used in preparation of Gatty's books, Raft Book: Lore of the Sea and Sky (1943) and Nature Is Your Guide (1958), together with correspondence, charts, maps, drawings, bibliographies, clippings, and other papers relating to navigation.

  2. Melville Eastham papers, 1908-1973

    5,800 items ; 32 containers ; 12.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio engineer and manufacturer. Correspondence, diaries, blueprints, sketches, plans, notebooks, company files, photographs, reports, clippings, and printed matter largely related to Eastham’s career as a radio engineer and as head of the General Radio Company, but also to his avocation of collecting early maps and atlases.

  3. United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900

    8,000 items ; 29 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.

  4. George W. Mixter papers, 1855-1946

    45 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Navigation researcher and consulting engineer. Correspondence, writings, notes, lectures, ship’s papers, problem sets, calculations, maps, and other papers chiefly relating to Mixter’s contributions to the study of navigation.

  5. Stanford Caldwell Hooper papers, 1899-1955

    14,000 items ; 33 containers ; 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and electronics consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, transcripts of tape recordings, research notes, notebooks, financial and legal papers, bibliographical file, and newspaper clippings relating to Hooper's role in the planning and development of radio communications in government service.

  6. Frank M. Bennett papers, 1893-1909

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer and author. Chiefly testimonial letters and newspaper and magazine reviews of Bennett’s books, The Steam Navy of the United States (1896) and The Monitor and the Navy Under Steam (1900).

  7. Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    750 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos,...

  8. John Hays Hammond papers, 1908-1965

    6,000 items ; 19 containers plus 1 oversize ; 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor and scientist. Correspondence, notebooks, sketches, technical papers, legal briefs, printed matter, chronologies, and annotated photographs relating to Hammond's scientific career and inventions.

  9. C.B. Comstock papers, 1847-1908

    900 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, orders, reports, and drawings primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Also includes material relating to the Mexican War and Comstock's tenure as president of the United States Mississippi River Commission, 1884.

  10. A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    2,000 items ; 18 containers ; 7.2 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.