Category Archives: Cruisers

Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company collection

William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company collection, 1872–1945. 102 boxes, 36 flat file drawers (42.86 linear feet). About Cramp and Sons William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company of Philadelphia was founded in 1825 by William Cramp. When … Continue reading

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Rodgers, Frederick

Frederick Rodgers memoranda book and scrapbook, 1890–1892. 2 volumes (0.16 linear feet). About Frederick Rodgers Frederick Rodgers, born in 1842, was a U.S. Naval officer. His first commission was in 1861; he was appointed Lieutenant in 1862, Commander in 1875, … Continue reading

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Mally, Michael

Michael Mally photographs, 1986–1994. 2 flat boxes (0.33 linear feet). About Michael Mally Michael Mally was a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer. He had previously worked at the Los Angeles Times, and his photographs have appeared in Reader’s Digest, … 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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Nilsson, Adolph

Adolph Nilsson papers, circa 1885–1916. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Adolph Nilsson Adolph Nilsson served as a gunner’s mate, third class, aboard USS Olympia. About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. … Continue reading

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Colvocoresses, George P.

George P. Colvocoresses papers, 1898–1900s. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About George P. Colvocoresses George P. Colvocoresses was a U.S. Naval officer. He was appointed Midshipman in 1864, Lieutenant in 1875, Lieutenant Commander in 1897, and Commander in 1900. About … Continue reading

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Curtoni, Louis H.

Louis H. Curtoni papers, 1887–1903. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of papers of Louis H. Curtoni (variously spelled Curtone, Curtain, and Curtin). Materials include letters from friends and family in New Zealand, California, … Continue reading

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