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United States. Navy -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Captain William Robert Anderson Collection

Identifier: MS-3806

This collection contains material documenting the life and accomplishments of William Robert Anderson, Captain of the USS Nautilus SSN 571 during the Cold War and Tennessee Congressman in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Dates: 1910-2017; Majority of material found within 1957 - 2013

David Farragut Letter

Identifier: MS-3179

A letter from David Farragut, signed "D. G. Farragut," to E. Caylus dated March 20, 1867. In it, Farragut expresses gratitude for receiving the Abraham Lincoln bronze medal for his achievements in Lincoln's administration.

Dates: 1867 March 20

David G. Farragut Letter to Isaac Toucey

Identifier: MS-1670

This collection features a letter written by Admiral David G. Farragut to Secretary of the Navy Isaac Toucey, dated September 25, 1860.

Dates: 1860 September 25

Gideon Welles Letter to A. H. Rice

Identifier: MS-0897

In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles asks Congressman Alexander H. Rice (then serving on the Committee of Naval Affairs) to consider passing an amendment to secure equal payment for the clerical force of the Navy Yards. Welles mentions three reports of the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, which are not included in this collection.

Dates: 1866 June 20

H. L. Mencken Letter and Other Materials

Identifier: MS-1055
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a typed letter and corresponding envelope from Henry Louis Mencken in Baltimore, Maryland to Lieutenant Commander Leland P. Lovette in Annapolis, Maryland. In the letter, Mencken thanks Lovette for a pleasant note he sent and extends his delight at previously being able to spend an evening together enjoying each other's company. He concludes by inviting Lovette to call on him the next time he is in Baltimore and suggests they sample his cellar, noting...
Dates: 1932 September 30

Joseph C. Strong Journals

Identifier: MS-1031

The first of the journals in this collection recounts Joseph C. Strong's service in the U. S. Navy aboard the warship Trumbull as it escorted other ships from London to the Caribbean in 1800 and 1801. The second larger journal tells of Strong's activities in and around Knoxville in 1816 as he helped to establish a Bible Society. Both of these journals are typewritten copies of the originals.

Dates: 1800-1801, 1816

Stanley Duhan Oral History

Identifier: MS-2889

This collection houses the transcript of Stanley Duhan's oral history. In this interview, Duhan recollects aspects of his life, including time in the Navy and Air Force Reserves during World War II and the Korean War and his time working on the Titan and Atlas Missile projects.

Dates: 2002 March 14, 2002 April 11

USS Natchez Ship Log

Identifier: MS-0206

This journal describes a cruise of the USS Natchez upon which David G. Farragut was an officer. It also briefly details Farragut's command of the USS Boxer. Midshipman Roberts Poinsett Lovell kept the journal from 1833-1835.

Dates: 1833 May 4-1835 August 9