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Captain William Joseph Belt collection

Identifier: MS 0117

Contents of this collection deal with Captain William Joseph Belt's experiences in United States Navy, 1811-1856.

Dates: 1811 - 1856

Carlton Dates correspondence

Identifier: MS 2638

The collection contains correspondence from Carlton Dates to his wife and daughter in Baltimore, Maryland while he was serving in the United States Navy during World War II. These letters yield a picture of the life of a Black serviceman and his family during the war.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1960

Dugan-Robison manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3263

This collection contains correspondence and other manuscript materials related to the Dugan and Robison families, circa 1786-1991.The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Harriet Buchanan Dugan to her daughter Jane Mary Dugan Robison, as well as the papers of John Keeler Robison, an officer in the United States Navy and chief of the Navy's Bureau of Engineering.

Dates: 1786 - 1991

Figgins photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0027

This collection contains photographs made or collected by Lt. Bernard W. Figgins, thought to have originated during his service in the United States Navy in World War I, depicting ships (Stockton, USS Von Steuben, Jason, USS Hopkins) and crews including African American sailors. There are a few images made in 1964-1970.

Dates: 1917-1970

Hammond James Dugan collection

Identifier: MS 1859

This collection pertains to Hammond James Dugan (1903-1933) who was a naval officer in the lighter-than-air program. Materials include correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings and documents about German dirigibles, handbooks and manuals, logs and journals as well as material related to the United States Naval Academy's class of 1924.

Dates: 1929-1951

John A. Courtney, 2nd Division, 1st Battalion, World War II collection

Identifier: MS 3116

This collection consists of personal histories, ephemera, and photographs of the members of the 2nd Division, 1st Battalion, 5th Naval District, U.S. Naval Reserve, who served in the Panama and the Pacific theater of World War II.

Dates: 1938 - 2004

Otto Stude manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3111

This collection contains correspondence and ephemera from the Stude family members, including German language correspondence and ephemera during the World Wars, business papers for the Otto Stude Grain Company in Baltimore, military records, postcards and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1863 - 1981

Reuben E. Stivers personal and naval correspondence

Identifier: MS 2890

The Stivers collection consists of twenty boxes of personal and navy correspondence written by Stivers, his colleagues, and family between 1913 and 1998. The Navy correspondence centers around Stivers' past service record and efforts made on the behalf of the Shenandoah Council. Personal correspondence includes annual Christmas letters, biographical information about Stivers, his friends, travel accounts, newspaper clippings, and correspondence concerning Stivers' publishing negotiations.

Dates: 1913-1998

Thomas Buchanan letter book

Identifier: MS 0161

This collection consists of letters of Lt. Comm. Thomas McKean Buchanan reporting the activities of U. S. Steamer "Calhoun" with fleet near new Orleans, including fighting to clear confederates from the Atchefalya River and to replace buoys and channel markers.

Dates: 1862

Wilmer- Hoffman-Deford manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3079

The Wilmer – Hoffman – Deford Manuscript Collection follow different branches of the Deford family tree, highlighting the lives of various, but eventually connected, families, extending from 1777 to 1999. The bulk of the papers (1777 – 1981) center around individual members of the families including James P. Wilmer, Wilmer Hoffman, RC Hoffman, and Mary Dorothea Hoffman Deford.

Dates: 1777-1999; Majority of material found within 1777-1981

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