Category Archives: Olympia (Cruiser)

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‚Äôs Flagship Band of the Mediterranean Fleet on the Flagship Olympia. The Marvin Rosefield … Continue reading

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Gridley, Charles Vernon

Charles Gridley collection, 1860–1960s. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). Abstract Correspondence, commissions, photographs, newspapers, and newspaper clippings owned by the Gridley family, relating to Charles Gridley’s life, naval service, death, funeral, and memorialization. About Charles Vernon Gridley Charles Vernon Gridley … Continue reading

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McDonnell, Frank

Letter to Mrs. M.J. McDonnell from Frank McDonnell, 1904. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Frank McDonnell Frank McDonnell was Chief Carpenter on USS Olympia. About the collection Letter, dated October 26, 1904, USS Olympia, Gravesend, England to Mrs. M.J. … Continue reading

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Glover family

Glover family papers, 1895–1899. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the Glover family Harry Byron Glover served as a sailor and printer aboard USFS Olympia. HIs brother, WIlliam F. Glover, held the same position of ship’s printer before him. About … Continue reading

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Rogers, Jay S.

Jay S. Rogers papers, 1918–1983. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Jay S. Rogers Jay S. Rogers (1898-1994) served as a junior officer aboard USS Olympia for six months in 1918 when she was escorting a convoy to Murmansk. Olympia … Continue reading

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Stickney family

Stickney family papers, 1825–1992. 9 boxes, multiple volumes, plus 2 oversize folder (3.5 linear feet). Abstract Materials related to Stickney’s news coverage of the Battle of Manila Bay in 1898 and the 2nd Boer War in South Africa in 1899. … Continue reading

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Lang, Albert T.

Albert T. Lang papers, 1899–1959. 1 box (0.66 linear feet). About Albert T. Lang Albert Theodore Lang (1881-1956) was an Oiler on USS Olympia and a member of the ship’s baseball team. He wife was Emilie Pauline Lang. Their son, … Continue reading

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Lord, Mount Cloud

Mount Cloud Lord papers, 1892–1944. 1 box, 1 volume, plus 1 oversize folder (0.5 linear feet). Abstract Correspondence, photographs, certificates and publications relating to Mount Cloud Lord’s service in the U. S. Navy, especially as a Fireman, First Class aboard … Continue reading

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Pavey, Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver W.H. Pavey papers, 1894–1912. 2 boxes (1.5 linear feet). About Oliver Wendell Holmes Pavey Oliver Wendell Holmes Pavey (1885-1972) enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1900 and was discharged in 1906. He served aboard the cruiser Olympia as a … Continue reading

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Littlejohn, B.F.

B.F. Littlejohn papers, 1897–1954. 1 box, 1 volume (0.5 linear feet). About the collection Album (disbound) of photographs taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston and others aboard USFS Olympia, compiled by Benjamin Franklin Littlejohn, around 1898. The collection also includes clippings, … Continue reading

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