30 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Navy--Foreign service.

  1. Charles Russell Train papers, 1898-1967

    23 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Photocopies of Train's daily journals, biographical sketch and obituary, scrapbook, article on resignation of Admiral Willard H. Brownson, and other papers relating chiefly to Train's naval career and personal life including his participation in the Great White Fleet; command of the Utah (battleship); service as naval aide to President Herbert Hoover, naval attaché to United...

  2. Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    11,700 items ; 34 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and...

  3. Charles Goodwin Ridgely papers, 1813-1826

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, and journal relating chiefly to Ridgely's naval career, especially his commands of the USS Erie (Sloop of war) during the War of 1812 and of the USS Constellation (Frigate) in the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron. Subjects include the Latin American policy of the U.S. Navy, the wars of independence in Chile and Peru, and Ridgely's attitude toward Spain and...

  4. Ontario (Sloop of war) and Dolphin (Schooner : 1821-1835) journals and logbooks, 1817-1821

    8 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ontario (Sloop of War) and Dolphin (Schooner, 1821-1835). Journals and logbooks, mainly of the Ontario, relating to cruises in defense of American shipping in the Pacific during political upheaval in South America.

  5. Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939

    33,000 items ; 98 containers plus 2 oversize ; 39.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, reports, memoranda, official dispatches, appointment sheets, press releases, and scrapbooks pertaining mainly to Bristol's naval career.

  6. Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

    1,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin...

  7. Charles B. McVay papers, 1896-1950

    900 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, printed matter, and other material relating to McVay's duties as commander-in-chief of the Asiatic Fleet.

  8. John Grimes Walker papers, 1873-1903

    1,750 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Personal and official letterbooks relating to family matters and Walker's tours of naval duty.

  9. William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951

    43,000 items ; 153 containers plus 1 oversize ; 61.8 linear feet ; 45 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.

  10. Edmund Ross Colhoun papers, 1821-1918

    1,200 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, notebooks, official records, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Colhoun's service with the Mediterranean and Brazil squadrons before the Civil War, his command of ships of blockade squadrons during the Civil War, and his command of the Asiatic Squadron.