26 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Department of the Navy.

  1. Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998

    120,000 items. 348 containers plus 12 classified, 2 oversize, and digital files. 147.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.

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  2. David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    7,000 items. 33 containers plus 1 oversize. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency of the United States Naval Academy, mission to Santo Domingo concerning the lease of Samaná Bay in the Dominican Republic, and his career as an advisor to the Navy Department (1870-1891) and chairman of the United States Navy Board of Inspection and Survey (1877-1891).

  3. Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    15,070 items. 45 containers plus 1 oversize. 18.2 linear feet. 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

  4. Bernard L. Austin papers, 1916-1979

    7,500 items. 24 containers plus 3 classified. 9.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and educator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files documenting Austin's naval career.

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  5. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001

    49,500 items. 141 containers plus 13 oversize. 60 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, and theater administrator. Correspondence, drafts and typescripts of writings, financial records, notes, photographs, and research material pertaining to Teichmann's career as a playwright, biographer, educator, and theater administrator.

  6. Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921

    80,000 items. 266 containers plus 2 oversize. 106.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.

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  7. Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    331,000 items. 934 containers plus 2 oversize. 373.8 linear feet. 399 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his work with the Democratic Party, and his role as ambassador to Mexico.

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  8. Washington Irving Chambers papers, 1871-1943

    12,000 items. 48 containers. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, logbooks, memoranda, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Chambers's service in the navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of 1884-1885.

  9. Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins Whitney, 1757-1942

    20,000 items. 148 containers plus 10 oversize. 41.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the navy, financier, and sportsman. Correspondence, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogies, and printed matter relating chiefly to William C. Whitney's business and political career in New York, and as secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration.

  10. Frank Knox papers, 1898-1954

    2,800 items. 12 containers plus 7 oversize. 5.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper editor and publisher, and U.S. secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Knox's service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, his work as editor and publisher, 1936 campaign for vice president, and stint as secretary of the navy. Includes papers of his wife, Annie Reid Knox.