4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations.

  1. United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    250 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the American Revolution.

  2. Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941

    300 items ; 6 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey’s naval service.

  3. Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, 1806-1891

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

    Summary:

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

  4. Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    24,000 items ; 73 containers plus 1 oversize ; 23 linear feet ; 60 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and...