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The New-York Historical Society
2 West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024

 

Almy, John J.
Papers, 1837-1876

3 volumes and 15 items

 

Argus, USS
Records, 1803-1805

2 items

 

Army and Navy Club of New York
Records, 1933-1973

 

Bainbridge, William
Papers, 1800-1843

3 volumes and 141 items

 

Barclay, Thomas
Papers, 1812-1815

Thomas Barclay was a British agent for American prisoners of war.

11 boxes and 6 volumes

 

Barlow, Samuel L. M.
Papers, 1871

Samuel Barlow's "Narrative of Expedition Against Charleston, S.C."

1 volume and 1 item

 

Barnes, John S.
Papers, 1854-1931

3 volumes, 225 items

 

Barry, John
Papers, 1776-1801 

1 box, 3 volumes, and 27 items

 

Boston, USS
Records, 1828-1829

Purser's book from USS Boston.

1 volume

 

Brooke, Peter
Papers, 1804-1838

1 volume

 

Bullus, John
Papers, 1806-1838

Papers of Naval Agent John Bullus.

65 items

 

Bullus, Oscar

Papers, 1822-1863

47 items

 

Cambridge, USS
Records, 1863-1864

Letters from Master's Mate W. B. Smith.

2 items

 

Cayuga, USS
Records, 1862-1863

Log and journal of Assistant Engineer Richard Hodgson.

1 volume

 

Chadwick, French E.
Papers, 1883-1889

12 volumes and 2 items

 

Chandler, Ralph
Papers, 1847-1886

Papers of Rear Admiral Ralph Chandler are found in the Porter R. Chandler Papers.

1 box

 

Chauncey, Isaac
Papers, 1805-1821

7 volumes and 45 items

 

Chocura, USS
Records, 1864-1865

1 volume

 

Coan, Titus M.
Papers, 1830-1914

36 boxes and 23 volumes

 

Collins, James B. and Joseph T.
Papers, 1862-1863

66 items

 

Constitution, USS
Records, 1897-1844

The collection includes logbooks.

5 volumes and 11 items

 

Conyngham, Gustavus
Papers, 1777-1808

2 volumes and 1 portfolio

 

Cooper, James Fenimore
Papers, 1820-1849

11 volumes and 64 items

 

Cornwallis, Sir William
1776-1782

12 volumes

 

Cowles, William S.
Papers, 1889-1901

2 items

 

Dahlgren, John A.
Papers, 1848-1870

4 volumes and 57 items

 

Dallas, Francis G.
Papers, 1837-1859

2 volumes and 225 items

 

Daniels, George H.
Papers, 1860-1864

25 items

 

DeCamp, John
Papers, 1805-1877

100 items

 

Decatur, Stephen
Papers, 1806-1820

20 items and 1 volume

 

Decatur, Mrs. Stephen
Papers, 1815-1835

13 items

 

Dewey, George
Papers, 1873-1906

2 volumes and 25 items

 

Duane, W.
Papers, 1813

Letters relating to the use of Robert Fulton's torpedoes against the enemy on the Delaware River.

7 items

 

Durand, George R.
Papers, 1861-1865

6 volumes

 

Eaton, Charles P.
Papers, 1872-1921

78 items and 4 volumes

 

Erben, Henry
Papers, 1826-1903

5 boxes

 

Ericsson, John
Papers, 1831-1888

42 boxes, 2 volumes, and 15 items

 

Fairchild, Charles
Papers, 1873-1924

2,100 items

 

Farragut, David G.
Papers, 1824-1869

17 items

 

Febiger, John C.
Papers, 1838-1843

A journal kept while on board USS Chipola, Concord, and Macedonian.

1 volume

 

Fox, Gustavus V.
Papers, 1840-1883

3 volumes, 21 boxes, and 45 items

 

Fox, Virginia L.
Papers, 1860-1880

Virginia L. Fox was the wife of Secretary of the Navy Gustavus V. Fox.

1 box

 

Franklin, S. R.
Papers, 1885-1887

A journal kept while on board USS Pensacola.

 

Fulton, Robert
Papers, 1788-1909

Robert Fulton was a naval inventor.

6 volumes and 4 boxes

 

Gallop, Alexander
Papers, 1827-1829

A journal kept while on board USS Brandywine and Dolphin.

1 volume

 

Gelston, David
Papers, 1813-1815

The collection includes material on the return of British seamen taken prisoner.

72 items

 

Georgia, USS
Records, 1850-1851

Logbooks of the mail steamer Georgia while under the command of David Dixon Porter.

3 volumes

 

Goodrich, Casper F.
Papers, 1863-1909

2 boxes and 1 item

  

Greene, Samuel D.
Papers, 1862-1884

10 volumes and 3 items

  

Greene, Theodore P.
Papers, 1863-1866

1 volume and 8 items

 

Hamilton Jr., Alexander
Paper, 1838-1882

29 items

 

Henderson, Robert W.
Collection, 1908

Memorabilia of the 1908 around the world cruise of the American Fleet.

1 volume

 

Henley, John D.
Papers

 

Herndon, William L.
Papers, 1828-1854

1 volume and 2 items

 

Hull, Isaac
Papers, 1798-1841

18 volumes and 52 items

 

Hunter, HMS
Records, 1807-1808

1 volume

 

Hunter, William M.
Papers, 1814

1 volume

 

Huse, Samuel
Papers, 1863-1865

1 volume and 1 item

 

Irwin, John
Papers, 1862-1898

18 items

 

Jones, John Paul
Papers, 1776-1838

4 volumes and 98 items

 

Kennon, Beverly
Papers, 1822-1843

8 items

 

King, R. H.
Papers, 1830

1 volume

 

LeBoeuf Jr., Randall J.
Papers, 1764-1857

The collection includes material on naval inventor Robert Fulton.

215 items

Lewis, Oscar C.
Papers, 1862-1863

A diary kept while on board USS Port Royal.

1 volume

 

Logbooks of U.S. Navy Ships
Collection, 1799-1900

 

Luce, Stephen
Papers, 1870-1878

1 volume

 

Lyman, William C.
Papers, 1859-1917

2 feet

 

MacKenzie, Alexander S.
Papers, 1842-1843

100 pages

 

McCauley, Edward Y.
Papers, 1845-1876

 

McLane, Allen
Papers, 1774-1821

A military officer in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.  The collection includes materials on naval matters.

3,253 items

 

Meade III, Richard W.
Papers, 1837-1897

18 volumes and 3 boxes

 

Morrill, Samuel J.
Papers, 1812-1815

89 items

 

Morrs, Charles
Papers, 1806-1863

39 items

 

Mullan, Dennis W.
Papers, 1864-1865

A diary kept while on board USS Monongahela.

1 volume

 

Naval Affairs
Collection, 1795-1851

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to naval affairs.

127 items

 

Naval and Military Order of the Spanish-American War
Collection, 1902-1954

19 volumes, 21 boxes, and 6 letterpress books

 

Naval Historical Society
Collection, 1801-1890

 

Naval Ships Register
Records, 1863

1 volume

 

New York Navy Enlisters
Records, 1861-1864

Roll listing the name, age, occupation, and ship assignment of 26,418 men.

1 volume

  

Nicholson, James
Papers, 1803-1829

1 box

 

Parker, James L.
Papers, 1831-1833

1 volume

 

Peacock, USS
Records, 1839

58 items

 

Perry, Oliver H.
Papers, 1812-1816

11 items

 

Porter, David D.
Papers, 1841-1882

55 items

 

Porter, Evelina A.
Papers, 1813-1891

Evelina Porter was the wife of Commodore David D. Porter.

81 items

 

Preble, Edward
Papers, 1796-1807

1 volume and 10 items

 

Quackenbush, John N.
Papers, 1864

1 volume

 

Robinson, Richard H. M.
Papers, 1898-1912

9 volumes

 

Rodgers, Christopher R. P.
Papers, 1840-1866

1 volume and 14 items

 

Rodney, George B.
Papers, 1779-1782

4 volumes

 

St. Paul, USS
Records, 1898

16 items

 

Saltonstall, Edward H.
Papers, 1861-1862

The collection includes a copy of his naval diary and copies of letters of Lieutenant Thomas Holdup Stevens, commanding officer of USS Ottawa.

1 volume and 1 item

Sands, Benjamin F.
Papers

 

San Jacinto, USS
Records, 1854-1865

1 box and 4 volumes

 

Secretaries of the Navy
Collection, 1795-1851

Correspondence relating to Secretaries of the Navy.

 

Shubrick, William B.
Papers, 1823-1856

15 items

 

Signal Books
Collection, 1779-1862

 The collection includes signal books of Vice Admiral Marriot Arbuthnot, Royal Navy, and Commodore John Barry.

3 volumes

  

Smith, Robert M.
Papers, 1801-1811

Robert M. Smith was Secretary of the Navy from 1801 to 1809.

56 items

  

Somers, Richard
Papers, 1799-1803

26 items

 

Stevens, Thomas H.
Papers, 1837-1862

4 items

 

Stiner, William H.
Papers, 1861-1878

William Stiner was a correspondent for the New York Herald.  The collection includes an eyewitness description of the battle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia.

32 items

 

Thompson, Richard
Papers, 1877

Richard Thompson was Secretary of the Navy from 1877 to 1880.

 

Thompson, Smith
Papers, 1796-1843

Smith Thompson was Secretary of the Navy from 1819 to 1823.

106 items

 

Turner, Thomas
Papers, 1869-1870

1 volume

 

Van Duzer, George
Papers, 1861-1864

3 items

 

Van Duzer, John B.
Papers, 1860-1863

26 items

 

Viking, USS
Records, 1883-1887

1 volume

 

Wabash, USS
Records, 1862

1 volume

 

War of 1812
Collection, 1812

14 items, 8 volumes, and 7 boxes

 

Warner, Andrew
Papers, 1861-1863

Andrew Warner was a military inspector. The collection includes letters from Dr. Henry O. Mayo while on board USS Savannah and Powhatan.

25 items 

 

Warren, Peter
Papers, 1724-1795

145 items

 

Weaver, William H.
Papers, 1848-1849

1 volume

 

Webb, G. Creighton
Papers, 1898-1937

The papers of Army officer G. Creighton Webb include correspondence relating to naval aspects of the Cuban campaign of the Spanish-American War.

1,700 items

 

Wheeler, William K.
Papers, 1871

1 volume

 

Winslow, Cameron M.
Papers, 1893-1928

36 items

 

Winslow, John A.
Papers, 1842-1864

105 items

 

Wise, Henry A.
Papers, 1861-1868

1,550 items


20 August 2005