Category Archives: World War I

United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation

United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation records, 1918–1919. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation On 16 April 1917 the U.S. Shipping Board incorporated the Emergency Fleet Corporation to build, own, and operate … 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‚Äôs Flagship Band of the Mediterranean Fleet on the Flagship Olympia. The Marvin Rosefield … Continue reading

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Bartlett, William

William Bartlett papers, 1902–1916. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the collection Receipts, orders, accounts of wages book and correspondence to William H. Bartlett, captain of the SS Tresco (1902-1906), SS Tropic (1907) and the SS Tropea (1915-1916). Papers include … Continue reading

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Thayer, Horace Holden

Horace Holden Thayer papers, 1893–1943. 16 boxes, 1 folder (6.41 linear feet). About Horace Holden Thayer Horace Holden Thayer was a naval architect and marine engineer. His office was located in the Witherspoon Building, Philadelphia. Thayer was a graduate of … Continue reading

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World War I Naval Signal dispatches

World War I Naval Signal dispatches, 1918. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of Naval Signal dispatches from the 12th through the 16th of November, 1918. The dispatches concern the surrender of the German … 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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Clemmer, Leon

Leon Clemmer papers, 1917–1992. 2 boxes (0.67 linear feet). About Leon Clemmer Leon Clemmer attended Northeast Manual Training, and then Hahnemann Medical College, a homeopathic teaching hospital in Philadelphia. After completing his internship, Clemmer enlisted in the U.S. Navy at … 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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