Category Archives: US Navy

Nirdlinger. Theresa B.

Theresa B. Nirdlinger correspondence, 1898–1899. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). Abstract Collection of letters received from commanders, paymasters and other naval personnel in response to requests for hat band ribbons from U. S. Navy ships, especially those involved in the … Continue reading

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Tipton family

Tipton family papers, 1862–1868. 1 box (0.08 linear feet). Abstract Collection consists principally of the letters William Tipton sent to his wife and sister during his service as an engineer in the United States Navy aboard the ships Circassian and … Continue reading

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Vauclain family

Vauclain family papers, 1869–1930. 1 volume, 3 folders, plus 1 oversize folder (0.16 linear feet). About the Vauclain family Samuel Matthews Vauclain (1856 -1940) was a lifelong employee of the Baldwin Locomotive Works Company. He was a locomotive manufacturer, inventor, … Continue reading

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Keck, Marvin Rosefield

Marvin Rosefield Keck papers, 1916–1972. 3 boxes (1.25 linear feet). Abstract Marvin Rosefield Keck, (1895-1971) was a musician who served in World War I in Admiral Niblack’s Flagship Band of the Mediterranean Fleet on the Flagship Olympia. The Marvin Rosefield … Continue reading

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Naval autographs

Naval autograph collection, 1947 and undated. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of seven autographs, clipped from letters and other documents, primarily of naval officers, including Rear Admiral Silas Casey. Collector of the autographs … Continue reading

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Batcheler, Penelope

Penelope Batcheler collection of nautical ephemera and photographs, 1898–1935. 1 box (0.25 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Related collections ? Penelope Batcheler photographs (1992.037)

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Berlinger, William, Jr.

William Berlinger, Jr. collection of World War II photographs and publications, 1941–1945. 2 boxes (1.67 linear feet). About William Berlinger, Jr. William Berlinger was born in 1916 in Philadelphia. During World War II, he served as a courier in Canada, … Continue reading

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Albert family

Albert family papers, 1859–1956. 5 boxes, plus 3 oversize folders (1.75 linear feet). About the Albert family John Seaman Albert (1835-1880) began his career in the U.S. Navy in 1855, and achieved rank of Chief Engineer in 1861. He took … Continue reading

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Hough, Andrew J.

Andrew J. Hough papers, 1859–1864. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Andrew J. Hough Andrew J. Hough was a ship’s carpenter. He died September 2, 1864. About the collection This collection consists of travel orders and assignments for Andrew J. … Continue reading

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Austin, Benjamin

Benjamin Austin collection of naval officer correspondence and portraits, 1801–1893. 1 folder, plus 1 oversize folder (0.08 linear feet). About Benjamin Austin Benjamin W. Austin was secretary of the North Western Literary and Historical Society, Sioux City, Iowa, in 1886; … Continue reading

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