8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States Naval Observatory.

  1. K. Aage Strand papers, 1875-1999

    15,000 items ; 16 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and director of the United States Naval Observatory. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Strand's research and career.

  2. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  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. Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    11,000 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

  5. Charles Jackson Train journals, 1863-1870

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Journals by Train documenting his education at the United States Naval Academy and cruises in European, Mediterranean, and South American waters.

  6. Asaph Hall papers, 1837-1998

    1,180 items ; 10 containers plus 2 oversize ; 4.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, scientific notebooks, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to astronomers Asaph Hall, III, (1829-1907) and his son, Asaph Hall, IV, (1859-1930). Documents the career of Asaph Hall, III, (1829-1907) at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. and to his discovery...

  7. Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    14,650 items ; 64 containers plus 2 oversize ; 17.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the...

  8. T.J.J. See papers, 1887-1960

    30,600 items ; 131 containers plus 2 oversize ; 53 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and mathematician. Correspondence, a diary, financial papers, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material dealing with See's work in science and mathematics.