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Box 1

 Container

Contains 46 Results:

Charles Stetson collection of photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-082
Content Description

Photographs of surrender of VADM Kamada, CO of Naval Forces, Dutch Borneo to MAJ GEN E.J. Milford, CO, Seventh Australian Division; Miscellany, including news release, paper money and instructions for rescue of downed aviators, 1945.

Dates: circa 1945

Henry Trevor Cook letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-007
Content Description

Letters to his mother, 1862–1863, written while he was a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, Newport, RI, 1862–1863.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Cameron McRae Winslow papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-008
Content Description

U.S. Naval Academy diploma, 1875; U.S. Naval commissioning certificates signed by Presidents and Secretaries of the Navy, 1882, 1883, 1888, 1899, 1903, 1908, 1911; Army commission certificate, 1916 signed by the President and Secretary of War; Copies of messages, reports, ship’s log entries and other items relating to the cutting of the ocean cable at the entrance to the harbor of Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1898–1899.

Dates: 1898 - 1899

Charles J. Moore letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-015
Content Description

Letters received from Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, USN, 1944–1963; Letter relating to Moore-Spruance letters, 1959.

Dates: 1944 - 1963

George G. Wilson letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-016
Content Description

Letters received from presidents, of the Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1895–1927.

Dates: 1895 - 1927

Charles P. Thompson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-019
Content Description

Paymaster’s records kept aboard USS Kenosha, USS Plymouth, USS Congress, USS Lancaster, and USS Trenton, 1869–1887, consisting of dates of departure, ports visited, dates of arrival, distances traveled, length of cruises, days at sea, days in port, and miscellaneous related and personal notes; Memoranda on ship’s expenses, pay, and personal matters and accounts, 1883–1893.

Dates: 1862 - 1893

John W. Wadsworth letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-166
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, letters sent from USS Plymouth, in Norfolk, VA, Key West, Cuba, and Haiti, June 3–September 20, 1858, to his mother, brother and sister. He describes life aboard ship, personal details, a trip ashore in Sagua, Cuba, and breakfast with a port officer, visiting shops there, receipt of her letter in Havana, Cuba, his studying Spanish, lack of money, the Cuban señoritas, Negroes of Cuba, the ship’s route, visit to Port au Prince, Haiti, and the Negro population there, criticisms of his mess mates and sailors (their lack of manners, education and selfishness), port call in Vera Cruz, Mexico, to transport U.S. Minister, Mr. Forsyth, home, his unfavorable impressions of the city, voyage to Tampico to protect American property, his desire to be home and his dislike of life at sea.

Dates: 1858

L. Jane Irvine Williams postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-171
Scope and Contents

Postcards sent to her mother, Mrs. F.K. Irvine, Chicago, IL and received, 1944–1946, during her service in the WAVES at the U.S. Naval Training School (WR), Bronx, New York, USNH, Philadelphia, PA and USNH, San Diego, CA.

Dates: 1944 - 1946

Evelyn M. Powell Grubaugh papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-173
Content Description

Memoirs of naval service in the WAVES; Naval papers, including separation from service, 1946; Newspaper clippings, WAVES Matchbook, ration card; Imprints, including Havelock, November–December 1945; WAVES songbook and jokebook; Group photograph of WAVES at U.S. Training School (WR) Bronx, NY and in Washington, D.C., 1944–1946.

Dates: 1944 - 1946

George W. Van Benschoten papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-181
Dates: 1917-1922, and 1968