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

  1. Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    32,000 items ; 63 containers ; 21 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.

  2. Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

  3. Edward Lee Dorsett naval historical collection, 1814-1926

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

    Summary:

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, congressional bills and reports relating to the United States Navy, photographs of the specifications for the Constitution (frigate), and printed matter concerning John Paul Jones, the Battle of Lake Erie, and the history of the navy collected by Dorsett.

  4. Browning family papers, 1824-1917

    900 items ; 3 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Browning family members including Robert Lewright Browning (1803-1850), naval officer, his wife Eleanor Hanlon Browning, and their sons, Robert Lewright Browning (1835-1860), marine officer, and Charles Henry Browning (1846-1926), genealogist. Correspondence, journals, biographical file, genealogical and other notes, newspaper clippings, and printed material of the Browning family.

  5. 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).

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.