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52 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102

 

American Legion, Borrell Naval Post, Newark, New Jersey
Records, 1917

Mailing list of Borrell Naval Post, Newark; typescript copy of roster and muster roll of First Battalion, New Jersey Naval Militia.

3 items

 

Anderson, Thomas O.
Papers, 1800-1873

Letters, correspondence, bills, receipts and Naval Department commands pertaining to Thomas Oakley Anderson, a prominent officer in the U.S. Navy from Newton, New Jersey.

15 items

 

Boyce, Thomas J.
Papers, 1829-1839

Consists of a journal kept on board USS Peacock, St. Louis, and North Carolina.

1 volume

 

Carpender, Arthur S.
Papers, 1913-1958

Letters; commissions; biographical sketches of Carpender; airlog, 1942-1946, kept by this career naval officer.

54 items

 

Dickerson, Mahlon
Papers, 1782-1852

Diary; correspondence, invitations, legal documents, commonplace books, and other documents.

2 feet

 

Duncan Jr., Sebastian C.
Papers

Includes typed extracts from letters December 12, 1864 in which Duncan explains the naval affair in which he took part, involving the Confederate steamer Ida and the capture of another rebel steamer, Resolute.

 

Gilder, Joseph B.
Papers, 1872-1873

Letters written by Gilder as a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy to his family in Newark. He entered the Naval Academy in 1872, but after two years resigned and went to Newark to become a reporter.

20 items

 

Kearny, Lawrence
Papers, 1814-1844

Includes logbook of USS Warren.

6 volumes

 

Morris, Lewis
Papers, 1704-1776

Includes letters depicting the measures of war against Spain, called the War of Jenkin’s Ear, 1739-1743.  Naval strategies against Spain are detailed in Governor Morris’ correspondence with King George II and the Duke of Newcastle.   

103 items

 

Nelson, William
Collection

Includes a record book of Commander Charles Steward for USS Constellation, 1812-1813.

8 feet

 

Pierson, Edward A.
Papers, 1796-1872

Includes diaries and letters documenting his experience as a surgeon in the U.S. Navy, on board the frigate St. Lawrence, and the gunboat Penobscot.

0.5 feet

  

Smith Family
Papers, 1667-1960

Includes a journal kept by Donald MacLaren from 1865 to 1867 as a Navy chaplain on USS Lancaster.

60 feet

 

Turk, William
Papers, 1824-1835

Includes journals kept during service on USS Constitution, Concord, and Washington.

61 items

 

Wall, Garret D.
Papers, 1809-1841

Correspondence and legal documents, primarily concerning legal and financial matters and appointments to the U.S. Naval Academy.

11 items


11 May 2002