43 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Navy--History.

  1. H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972

    2000 items. 10 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.

  2. Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    7 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. frigate President in the Mediterranean during the Tripolitan War.

  3. Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

    700 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.

  4. Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986

    4,850 items. 11 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, writings, research notes, speeches, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.

  5. Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    4 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

  6. Daniel Todd Patterson papers, 1772-1927

    1,830 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, ship records, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Patterson's naval career.

  7. Edgar Stanton Maclay papers, 1782-circa 1918

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

    Summary:

    Author and historian. Chiefly essays on naval topics including sea power in World War I, women in the United States Navy, and early American naval history, including a reproduction of a 1782 print of the British dreadnought Mediator.

  8. Dudley Wright Knox papers, 1864-1950

    6,550 items. 24 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

  9. 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.

  10. Frank M. Bennett papers, 1893-1909

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

    Summary:

    Naval officer and author. Chiefly testimonial letters and newspaper and magazine reviews of Bennett’s books, The Steam Navy of the United States (1896) and The Monitor and the Navy Under Steam (1900).