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BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Family Papers, 1824-1936
Letters sent and received by family members. Includes Mahan’s correspondence with family members and the correspondence of Mahan relatives with others. Copies of family letters, 1856-1877, with additional comments by Mahan's daughter, Ellen Mahan, are also included
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and thereunder chronologically.
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Evans family (wife's family), 1866-1936
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Dennis Hart (father), 1824-1869, 1899
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Dennis Hart, Jr. (brother), 1893, 1914
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Ellen Kuhn (daughter), 1884-1905
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Ellen Lyle Evans (wife), 1871-1927
(8 folders)
Correspondents include Seth Low, John Bassett, and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Frederick Augustus (brother), 1893, 1915
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Helen Evans (daughter), 1919-1931
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan. Jane Leigh (sister), 1868-1917, undated
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Mary Helena Okill (mother), 1848, 1867-1885
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Mahan, Milo (uncle), 1864
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Okill, Mary Helena (grandmother), 1847
BOX 1 REEL 1-2 Copies of Evans and Mahan family correspondence, by Ellen Kuhn Mahan, 1856-1877, 1936
BOX 2-4 REEL 2-3 Subject File, 1797-1915
Correspondence, notes, naval orders, drafts, and a record of letters sent, 1895-1896, by Mahan. Includes correspondence between Mahan and various American and international public figures, naval officers, historians, and private citizens, and correspondence concerning specific subjects or events in Mahan's career.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or name of correspondent, with a record of letters sent at the end.
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 Admission to United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., 1856, 1907 1856, 1907
Armament, letters to the editors, New York Times and New York Evening Post, 1914
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 Boer War, 1900
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 British correspondence, 1890-1913, undated
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 British correspondence concerning Horatio Nelson, 1797-1824, 1894-1908
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 Clark, Sir Bouverie F., 1890-1914
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 Clarke, Sir George Sydenham, 1892-1898
BOX 2 REEL 2-3 Correspondence, 1858-1914
(4 folders)
Correspondents include John Hay, Hilary A. Herbert, Seth Low, William Gibbs McAdoo, John Bassett Moore, Elilhu Root, and Winfield Scott Schley
BOX 3 REEL 3 Erben, Henry, controversy,
1893-1895
Correspondents include Hilary A. Herbert, William Kirkland, Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
BOX 3 REEL 3 French officers, 1893-1894
BOX 3 REEL 3 German officers, 1893-1914
BOX 3 REEL 3 Green, Francis V., 1899-1914
BOX 3 REEL 3 Hague Conference, 1899
(2 folders)
BOX 3 REEL 3 Holls, Frederick William, controversy regarding the International Peace Conference, Hague, Netherlands, Article 27, 1900-1902
Correspondents include Seth Low and John Bassett Moore
BOX 3 REEL 3 Immunity of commerce in war, 1906
BOX 3 REEL 3 Japanese officers and oriental association, 1897-1914
BOX 3 REEL 3 Lodge, Henry Cabot (1850-1924), 1898-1913
BOX 4 REEL 3 Long, John Davis, secretary of the navy, 1898-1902
(3 folders)
BOX 4 REEL 3 Midshipman citation, 1861
BOX 4 REEL 3 Naval bases, 1910
BOX 4 REEL 3 Naval orders and correspondence, 1892-1914
BOX 4 REEL 3 Religious correspondence, 1897-1914, undated
BOX 4 REEL 3 Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), 1890-1915
(2 folders)
BOX 4 REEL 3 Russian officer (Nicholas Portugalof), 1909-1910
BOX 4 REEL 3 Sampson-Schley controversy, Mahan letter to the New York Sun, Aug. 7, 1890
BOX 4 REEL 3 Santo Domingo incident, John Bassett Moore, 1902
BOX 4 REEL 3 South American cruise reports of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, 1908
BOX 4 REEL 3 Sterling, John B., Coldstream Guards, 1895-1898
BOX 4 REEL 3 Thursfield, James R., 1894-1906
BOX 4 REEL 3 USS Chicago cruise, 1894-1895
BOX 4 REEL 3 Record of letters sent, June 11, 1895-Jan. 22, 1896
BOX 5-11 REEL 3-6 Speeches and Writings File, 1779-1915
Drafts, texts, notes, notebooks, correspondence, and other material relating to Mahan’s speeches, lectures, books, articles, and research.
Arranged by type of material and therein alphabetically by title, topic, name of correspondent, or type of material.
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 Speeches
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 Address, American Historical Association, 1902
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 Holy Trinity Church speech, Mar. 1899
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 "Naval Warfare," Lowell Institute Lectures, Mar. 24-Apr. 24, 1897
(3 folders)
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 "Personality and Influence," commencement address, Dartmouth College, N.H., June 24, 1903
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 "Some Practical Considerations concerning the Spiritual Life," Church Club, Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 25, 1907
BOX 5 REEL 3-4 Women's suffrage speech, undated
BOX 6 REEL 4 Articles
BOX 6 REEL 4 "About What Is the War?" draft, 1914-1915
Correspondents include William Gibbs McAdoo
BOX 6 REEL 4 "DeGrasse at Yorktown," draft, undated
BOX 6 REEL 4 "The Great Illusion," North American Review, drafts and notes, Mar. 1912
BOX 6 REEL 4 "The Monroe Doctrine," National Review, notes, Feb. 1903
BOX 6 REEL 4 "The Panama Canal and the Distribution of the Fleet," North American Review, draft, Sept. 1914
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Panama Canal from a Military Point of View, Revue Economique Internationale, draft, Jan. 1913
BOX 6 REEL 4 "Why Not Disarm?" ["The Folly of the Hague”], draft, Sunday Magazine, Sept. 1913
BOX 6 REEL 4 Books
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Harvest Within: Thoughts on the Life of a Christian (1909), notes
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783 (1890), notes
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Interest of America in International Conditions (1910), notes
BOX 6 REEL 4 Introduction to Biography of Vice Admiral Tasuka Serata, by K. Asami [1913], draft
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain (1897, 2nd
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain (1897, 2nd ed. rev., 1899), notebook and research material, 1779-1830, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 6 REEL 4 The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence (1913), notebook [1897-1913?]
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 Research notes
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 Committee on Documentary Historical Publications of the U.S. Government, drafts, 1908, undated
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 "The Influence of Expansion in the History of the United States," unfinished work, drafts, notes, and notebook, 1913
(3 folders)
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 Miscellaneous drafts and notes, 1904-1914, undated
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 Notes
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 Distances
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 Elements of naval strategy
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 French feudalism, 1902
BOX 7 REEL 4-5 G. L. Beer's Old Colonial System . . . and G. Rives' United States and Mexico, notebook,
BOX 8 REEL 5 Naval strategy
BOX 8 REEL 5 Religion, 1895-1913, undated
BOX 8 REEL 5 Russo-Japanese War
BOX 8 REEL 5 Secretary of the navy, letters to Congress
BOX 8 REEL 5 War of 1812, notebooks
BOX 8 REEL 5 Part I
BOX 8 REEL 5 Part II, John Paul Jones, Boer War
BOX 8 REEL 5 War of 1812 and naval administration, notebook
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Publishers' correspondence
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Atlantic Monthly, Horace Scudder, 1890-1900
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Brownell, Atherton, 1914
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Fournier, George, 1897
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Harper and Brothers, 1897-1914
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Independent, 1902-1914
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 International Monthly, 1901-1902, undated
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Leslie's Weekly, 1914
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 Little, Brown & Co
BOX 9 REEL 5-6 1893-1905, John M. Brown
(3 folders)
BOX 10 REEL 6 1897-1914
(8 folders)
BOX 11 REEL 6 Metropolitan, 1913
BOX 11 REEL 6 Miscellaneous, 1892-1914
BOX 11 REEL 6 National Review, Leopold J. Maxe, 1894-1912
(2 folders)
BOX 11 REEL 6 North American Review, 1897-1914
BOX 11 REEL 6 Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1893-1912
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