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22 Ashburn Drive
Carlisle, PA 17013-5008

 

Aitkin, Malcolm
Papers, 1918-1919

Akerlund, Herman L.
Papers, 1898

Handwritten account of Akerlund's service on board USS Oregon.

1 item

 

Arndt, August
Papers, 1916-1919

 

Arvin, Louis E.
Papers, 1898

 

Atkinson, Christopher
Papers, 1898-1906

 

Bailey, George W.
Papers, 1918

1 item

 

Bartley, Deane C.
Papers, 1903-1905

The collection includes Bartley's diary while serving on USS Minneapolis.

5 volumes and 1 item

 

Bennett, Frank
Papers, 1901-1904

Diary kept by Bennett while serving on board USS Indiana.

1 volume

Bennett, Harry R.
Papers, 1894-1905

Diary kept while on board USS Columbia.

1 volume

 

Berkowich, Solomon B.
Papers, 1898-1945

1 item

 

Bragg, Charles W.
Papers, 1897-1900

2 items

  

Bried, Adrian
Papers, 1899-1902

Diary kept while serving on board USS Yorktown and Brooklyn.

1 volume

 

Brown, George E.
Papers, 1898

Diary kept on board USS Bancroft.

 

Buckley, Timothy A.
Papers, 1898-1903

7 items

 

Burkart, Esher C.
Papers, 1942-1944

The collection includes documents concerning Navy service during World War II.

 

Charbeneau, John
Papers, 1897-1898

Diary kept while on board USS Mississippi.

1 volume

 

Civil War Miscellaneous
Collection, 1864

The collection includes material relating to CSS Alabama and USS Kearsarge.

Civil War Times Illustrated
Collection, 1861-1865

The Civil War Times Illustrated collection includes a large collection of purely Civil War letters, diaries, and various accounts from every theater and from hundreds of units. These are mostly copies of documents with some originals. The collections are arranged alphabetically by the name of the soldier. Both Union and Confederate soldiers are represented, although the Confederates are particularly well represented. This collection came to Military History Institute through the good offices of Civil War Times Illustrated; however, most of the source materials have not been published in the magazine.

40 boxes

 

Congress, USS
Records, 1799-1836

The collection includes an 1813 logbook.

1 box

 

Danziesen, Augustus
Papers, 1898

1 item

 

Delano, Francis H.
Papers, 1901-1927

The collection includes papers on Panama interventions.

 

Delano, Franklin H.
Papers, 1898-1920

 

Doyle, Peter
Papers, 1861-1879

2 items

 

Etter, Ross A.
Papers

 

Forbis, Archibald M.
Papers, 1898-1904

2 volumes

 

Francis, William A.
Papers, 1918-1922

Diary of the Battle of Chateau-Thierry.

1 item

 

Gamero, Daniel E.
Papers, 1898

1 item

 

Gray, John
Papers, 1898

26 items

 

Greene, Benjamin C.
Papers, 1898-1905

Diary kept while serving on board USS Hancock.

2 items

 

Grunwell, A. G.
Papers, 1898-1910

 

Guile, Leslie
Papers, 1901-1903

The collection includes copies of his diary kept while on board USS New York.

 

Gwin, P. M.
Papers, 1898-1901

1 item

 

Hanlon, Raymond J.
Papers, 1918-1968

The collection includes material relating to USS Ernest Hinds.

 

Harrigan, Thomas E.
Papers, 1908-1910

A handwritten story about USS Birmingham.

1 item

 

Hart, John E.
Papers, 1861-1863

 

Hauber, Charles J.
Papers, 1898-1914

 

Hellweg, Julius F.
Papers, 1898

Journal kept while on board USS Cincinnati.

1 item

 

Hitte, E. A.
Papers, 1899-1901

1 item

  

Hole, Frank R.
Papers, 1902-1906

The collection includes a printed log of a cruise by USS Newark.

2 items

 

Holzhauser, Frederick H.
Papers, 1897-1903

 

Horndahl, Eric W.
Papers, 1917-1951 

 

Jennings, Curtis H.
Papers, 1898

The collection includes a diary kept while on board USS Prairie.

6 items

 

Kramer, Frank N.
Papers, 1898

1 item

 

Kramer, Hugo
Papers, 1893-1932

 

Kupfer, Walter H.
Papers, 1898-1903

 

Laning Family
Papers, 1620-1967

The collection includes genealogical material relating to Admiral Harris Laning and Rear Admiral Caleb Barrett Laning II.

 

Leffingwell, Ernest D.
Papers, 1898

4 items

 

Lowell, Addison H.
Papers, 1917-1919

2 items

 

Lowell, Austin W.
Papers, 1917-1919

Diary concerning Lowell's service in the U.S. Mine Force.

1 item

 

Mannhardt, Charles
Papers, 1898-1904

3 items

 

Maretti, C. J.
Papers, 1917-1919

 

McCrea, Joubert S.
Papers, 1917-1919

Diary kept while on board USS Lake Forest.

 

McGrory, John
Papers, 1898-1901

The collection includes a diary kept while on board USS Buffalo.

1 volume

 

Miller, Joseph F.
Papers, 1918-1919

Diary kept while on board USS Lake Forest.

 

Minor, Hubbard T.
Papers, 1862-1866

The collection includes material relating to Robert Minor of the Confederate Navy.

 

Moeller, George H.
Papers, 1899-1907

1 item

 

Nast, Charles
Papers, 1944-1948

Papers concerning the controversy between Generals Ralph Smith and Holland Smith over the Saipan Campaign.

 

Neithercott, Harry A.
Papers, 1898

 

Overbaugh, J. C.
Papers, 1917-1919

1 item

 

Palmer, George M.
Papers, 1898-1904

Diary kept while on board USS Brooklyn.

1 item

 

Schueler, Frank E.
Papers, 1917-1919

 

Seach, William
Papers, 1898-1963

1 item

 

Siegmanzer, William
Papers, 1898

1 item

 

Sipps, George N.
Papers, 1895

1 item

 

Smith, William H.
Papers, 1898-1909

1 item

 

Sonntag, George
Papers, 1807-1810

3 items

 

Spires, James O.
Papers, 1901-1918

 

Strobel, Lee
Papers, 1898-1903

 

True, Rowland S.
Papers, 1847-1920

Rowland True was a landsman on USS Silver Lake.

 

"Wayne"
Papers, 1896-1899

Letters from an unidentified seaman on USS Olympia.

4 items

 

Welles, Gideon
Papers, 1861

Gideon Welles was Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869.

1 item

 

Williams, Henry
Papers, 1898-1905

 

Wotherspoon, Alexander S.
Papers, 1840-1960

Includes transcripts of his diary kept while on board USS New York.  Found in the Wotherspoon Family Papers.

 

Young, Golson C.
Papers, 1898-1905

Diary kept while on board USS Bennington.

1 volume

 

Zederman, George
Papers, 1897-1898


14 May 2002