23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pacific Ocean.

  1. Heezen-Tharp collection : Pacific Ocean

    approximately 4162 items. 757 folders. 19 boxes. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This sub-collection of the Heezen-Tharp maps and papers collection contains some 4162 cartographic items and supporting materials that are related to Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp's mapping of the Pacific Ocean floor. The item types include manuscript and published maps, soundings, reports, and other scientific data. The materials are stored offsite at Ft. Meade and must be requested advance of visiting the Geography and Map Reading Room.

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  2. Forbes W. Manchester correspondence, 1858-1869

    58 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Whaler. Correspondence to Forbes W. Manchester, primarily from his wife Rhoda M. Manchester, written in 1858 and 1859 while he was on a whaling voyage to the Indian and Pacific oceans aboard the Henry Kneeland. There are several letters written by Manchester while he was on the Henry Kneeland as well as a few written in 1869 from Martinique while he served in the coastal trade on a ship carrying lumber.

  3. James H. Sherman correspondence, 1873-1876

    42 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Whaler. Letters written by Sherman to his wife, Phebe A. G. Sherman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, while he served as first mate aboard the New Bedford whaleship Milton on a voyage to the Pacific Ocean from October 1873 to October 1876.

  4. Joseph Ingraham journal, 1790-1792

    4 items. 4 containers. 0.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Navigator, trader, and explorer. Ingraham's account of the voyage of the brigantine Hope from Boston to the Falkland Islands, Cape Horn (Chile), Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia), the Northwest Coast of North America, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and China, including commercial trade, especially the fur trade, with China.

  5. Richard H.M. Settle correspondence and photograph, 1871-1879

    59 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Whaler. Letters and typewritten transcripts of letters written by Settle during three voyages aboard whaling ships from New Bedford, Mass.

  6. Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, 1678-1899

    157 items. 13 containers. 5.5 linear feet. 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, miscellaneous reports, and other documents. Subjects covered include missionary and church matters, public health measures, agriculture, prisons and criminal investigations, the building and repair of roads, bridges, and military installations, education, and local government for all of the islands, but particularly Guam. Includes a report of 1845 on the water supply system of Manila in the Philippines.

  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, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. Includes correspondence addressed to Manuel Madrid concerning nineteenth-century economic affairs, correspondence of José Yves Limantour, and microfilm of census counts in Mexico City, 1610-1784.

  8. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    109 reports. -- Science, Technology, and Business Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the European and Pacific Theaters to destroy German and Japanese military forces. To study the effects of the bombing, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was organized in November 1944. The USSBS was assigned two tasks: establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of military strategy; and, to plan the future development of the armed forces. The survey was originally conducted in Europe [European War reports]; the Pacific survey [Pacific War reports] was added after the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945 by the order of President Harry S. Truman.

  9. Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997

    22,175 items. 62 containers. 27.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of the United States Reparations Mission to Japan. Other topics include accusations by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and subsequent Senate Foreign Relations Committee investigations (1951), and the establishment of the Lattimore Institute for Mongolian Studies.

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  10. 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.