United States. Navy
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers
Call Number: MS 54
Summary: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, research materials, publicity for books, and other papers of Hanson W. Baldwin, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and military affairs reporter and editor for the New York Times from 1929-1968, and editor for Reader's Digest, 1968-1976. The papers relate to Baldwin's work and interests as a journalist and author and include correspondence with many high-ranking...
F. C. C. Boyd autograph collection
Call Number: MS 942
Overview: Chiefly an autograph collection of approximately three hundred letters, two United States Navy Department letterbooks (1873-1876), photographs, drawings, and a small amount of F. C. C. Boyd's financial papers. Most of the items are American, although several are European, including one signed by Pope Urban VIII. Major topics covered by the colletion include numismatics, the theater, and the United States Navy.
Polly S. Buck photograph collection
Call Number: RU 655
Overview: The collection is comprised of photographs used in We Minded the Store Yale Life and Letters During World War II (1975) by Polly S. Buck. The photographs depict student life in Branford College, Yale University, during the years 1944-1946, a large majority of which are of the Navy ROTC. The collection also includes photographs of individual students and clippings.
George F. Emmons papers
Call Number: WA MSS 166-169, WA MSS S-4386
Scope and Contents: The George Foster Emmons Papers have been organized in five sections. The first section (WA MSS 166) consists of three manuscript journals (931 pages long) which Emmons kept while attached to the U.S. Exploring Expedition under the command of Charles Wilkes. Emmons wrote the journals while on board the U.S. Sloop of War Peacock, W. L. Hudson, Commander, August 12, 1838 to June 10, 1842. The journals contain an account of the expedition with detailed descriptions...
Dates: 1828-1957, bulk 1828-1864
Jesse Hurd family papers
Call Number: MS 295
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, legal papers, account books, ship's papers, and miscellanea relating to the private lives and business interests of the Hurd family of Chatham, Connecticut, and New York, New York. Family interests in shipbuilding, ship repair, mercantile holdings, distillery operations, and politics are detailed, with extensive records for the New York Screw Dock Company and for many of the ships built, owned, and operated by the Hurd family.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Jesse Hurd family papers
Samuel Lockwood papers
Call Number: MS 726
Overview: Correspondence, letterbooks, orders, journals, commissions, log extracts, mess receipts, handbook of naval rules and regulations, and other papers of Commodore Samuel Lockwood of the U.S. Navy. The papers relate principally to Lockwood's service in the War with Mexico, his command of the sloop Cyane in the Pacific Squadron, 1858-1860, and his command of the steamer Daylight as part of the Union blockade of the Confederate coast. Correspondents include Matthew...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Samuel Lockwood papers
William Whittemore Low ships’ logs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1806
Overview: Fifteen manuscript ships’ logs, letter books, and other notes kept by William Whittemore Low while serving various assignments aboard United States Navy vessels, 1822-1876 (bulk 1841-1876).Ships represented include the USS Franklin, USS Missouri, USS Decatur, USS Columbus, USS Portsmouth, USS Octorara, USS Oneida, USS Mohican, and USS Tennessee.Logs for the USS Decatur and ...
Dates: 1822-1876, bulk 1841-1876
Navy V-12 program, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 586
Overview: The records consist of student files, memoranda, correspondence, and rosters documenting the Navy V-12 Unit at Yale. Included is correspondence between the Navy and Yale University documenting the establishment of the Navy V-12 program at Yale.
Stephen Dickerman Pardee family papers
Call Number: MS 1426
Overview: The papers consist of family letters, business letters, and business and personal accounts of the Pardee family. The principal figures in the collection are Stephen Dickerman Pardee and his son John S. Pardee, who served in the U.S. Navy.
Benajah Ticknor papers
Call Number: MS 495
Overview: Journals, letterbook, medical notes, and essays of Benajah Ticknor, doctor and surgeon with the U.S. Navy. Of primary importance are the journals which describe journeys made by Ticknor with the Navy to South America, the Far East, and Europe.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Benajah Ticknor papers