United States. Navy
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Account books 2
- Armed Forces 2
- Asia 2
- Diaries 2
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 2
- Shipmasters 2
- Ships' papers 2
- South America -- Description and travel 2
- United States -- Foreign relations 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war 2
- Antarctica -- Pictorial works 1
- Arctic regions 1
- Authors 1
- Autographs 1
- Brazil 1
- Business 1
- Businessmen 1
- California -- Description and travel 1
- California -- History -- 1846-1850 1 ∧ less