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

  1. 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,...

  2. 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....

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

  6. 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...

  7. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    109 reports. -- Science, Technology & 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...

  8. Donald Wilson papers, 1910-1979

    37,600 items ; 67 containers plus 2 oversize and 3 vault containers ; 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Diaries, journals, correspondence, speeches, lectures, flight records, maps and other items relating to Wilson’s personal life and military career. Diaries include accounts of the Iwo Jima and other South Pacific campaigns during World War II.

  9. 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...

  10. William Frederick Halsey papers, 1907-1959

    20,000 items ; 55 containers plus 2 oversize ; 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, war diaries, logs, journals, narratives of military campaigns, military orders, books, periodicals, poems, songs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating mostly to Halsey's social and business career after World War II, his personal life and club activities, and the history of American naval involvement in the Pacific Theater during World War II.