7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Shipwrecks.

  1. Lewis Varick Frissell papers, 1917-1970

    650 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer and cinematographer. Correspondence, diary, drafts of writings, film scripts and other production materials, business papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Frissell's explorations and the production of the films, The Great Arctic Seal Hunt (1928) and The Viking (1931). Later materials relate to Frissell's disappearance in a shipwreck while on...

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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....

  5. American Colony in Jerusalem collection, circa 1786-2007

    16,600 items ; 64 containers plus 18 oversize ; 37.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Religious community in Jerusalem founded by American emigré Christians, Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888) and Anna T. Spafford, and perpetuated by their daughter, Bertha Spafford Vester, and others. Correspondence, diaries, minutes, notes, hymns, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed matter, and other papers relating to the history of the colony and...

  6. Curtis L. Malaney papers, 1923-1989

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

    Summary:

    Author. Typescript and photocopied material comparing the conduct of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1797 and 1801 to that of United States Navy officers in the Honda Point, California, disaster of 1923.

  7. Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969

    500 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.