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Alvin D. Chandler Naval Record

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Identifier: MS 00055
Overview This is an official naval record of Rear Admiral Alvin Duke Chandler.  Two hole punches are in the top of each page conforming to the manner in which a Naval Officer's Record is maintained.

Barraud Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg, Va....

Barron Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B29
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence of three generations of Samuel Barrons, all of whom were involved in naval affairs. Papers, 1793-1809, of Samuel Barron (1765-1810), commander of one of the Mediterranean squadrons sent to defeat Tripoli. Papers concern naval business and the War with Tripoli. Includes correspondence with his brother James Barron, Stephen Decatur, William Eaton (concerning his controversy with Tobias Lear over the Tripolitan peace settlement), Tobias Lear, Edward Preble, John Rodgers,...

James Barron Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel P....

Joseph Beale Letter to his Wife

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Identifier: SC 01173
Scope and Contents Letter written April 27, 1854 from Joseph Beale, U.S. Germantown, Montevideo, South America, to his wife, in care of Col. Blow, Norfolk, concerning his fondness for his wife and child and his wish to leave the Navy as a doctor and enter into private practice. ALS

Charles H. Bell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B41
Scope and Contents The collection includes the correspondence, certificates, photographs, accounts, and journals of Rear Admiral Charles H. Bell. Naval journals cover Bell's service in the Mediterranean Sea from 1855-1858. The photographs are a mix of personal and souvenirs, which largely depict men and women from Peru. There is also material related to his role as executor for the estate of Samuel Swartwout. The collection also includes papers related to the Smith family, particularly Bell's executor and...

Bernard T. Lindsey Letters

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Identifier: MS 00075
Scope and Contents Large amount of letters from Bernard T. Lindsey to his wife, Julia from 1943-1946.  During World War II, Lindsey served as a Bosuns' Mate, First Class in the United States Navy.  He participated in the Pacific theater and served on board the USS RINGOLD (1940), USS ALBERMARLE (1941), USS NEW JERSEY BB-62 (1942), and USS WISCONSIN BB-64 (1943-1946). These letters cover the time that Lindsey served on the USS WISCONSIN.

Clement M. Butler Papers

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Identifier: SC 00845
Scope and Contents Letters written to the Rev. Clement M. Butler, Rector of St. John's Church, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., relating to the deaths and funeral obsequies of victims of the explosion on board the "U.S.S. Princeton" on February 28, 1844. The "Princeton" was the first screw-steam warship in the United States Navy. The 1844 accident occurred on board when a defective gun burst during a shooting demonstration, killing Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur, Secretary of the Navy Thomas Gilmer and others.

Cyril Buzek, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: MS 00077
Scope and Contents 154 letters, 2 postcards, and a photograph, 1945–1946.  The letters are from Cyril Buzek to his parents and sisters in Lane City, Texas.  Buzek came to Camp Peary, near Williamsburg, Virginia, in January 1945 for basic training in the Navy.  After short stints in Norfolk and Newport News, he was sent to Panama in July 1945, where he was posted at various sites.  The nearly continuous stream of letters ended in late December 1945, but there were two additional ones from Panama written in May...

Carl S. Worboys Letters

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Identifier: SC 00442
Content Description 27 letters and VMails from Carl Worboys to his family written from Europe between 1943- 1945 while he served aboard the USS Seminole and USS Acadia, both hospital ships during the second World War. Worboys writes about his travel across the Atlantic, weather and conditions in Europe and the Mediterranean, books he has read, church services, and the lack of alcohol to the troops. He states in one letter that some of the men are torn of where they will go first once they are back in the United...

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