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Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

Author: Albert Gleaves
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, reports, notebooks, poetry file, biographical material, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Gleaves's career as a U.S. Navy officer in the Atlantic, Asiatic, and Pacific fleets; writings on naval history; and biographies of naval officers, especially his book titled James Lawrence, Captain, United
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Naval history
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Norwood F Allman; Harry Alexander Baldridge; W E Beard; William Shepherd Benson; Edward G Blakeslee; J Lawrence Boggs; Julian W Bowes; Joseph Cabell Breckinridge; Louise D Breckinridge; Willard H Brownson; Paul Chack; French Ensor Chadwick; E T Constien; Josephus Daniels; George Dewey; Ernest M Eller; DeCoursey Fales; Charles Eli Fox; William Howard Gardiner; Gertrude Hill Gavin; John Henry Gibbons; Albert Gleaves; Jules James; Hilary Pollard Jones; Dudley Wright Knox; James Lawrence; Stephen Bleecker Luce; Edith Rolfe Maxwell; J C Percy; W W Phelps; Frank L Polk; Charles K Post; Waldron Kintzing Post; Ernest Batson Price; George Haven Putnam; S D Rockenbach; Raymond Perry Rodgers; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; David Foote Sellers; M E Shearer; Montgomery Sicard; Joshua Slocum; Clifford Hardy West; Spencer Shepherd Wood; Norwood F Allman; Harry Alexander Baldridge; William Shepherd Benson; J Lawrence Boggs; Joseph Cabell Breckinridge; Willard H Brownson; French Ensor Chadwick; Josephus Daniels; George Dewey; Ernest M Eller; DeCoursey Fales; Charles Eli Fox; William Howard Gardiner; John Henry Gibbons; Hilary Pollard Jones; Dudley Wright Knox; James Lawrence; Stephen Bleecker Luce; Frank L Polk; Waldron Kintzing Post; George Haven Putnam; S D Rockenbach; Raymond Perry Rodgers; Theodore Roosevelt; David Foote Sellers; Montgomery Sicard; Joshua Slocum; Spencer Shepherd Wood
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Gleaves
OCLC Number: 77668816
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 6,000 items. 21 containers. 10 linear feet.

Abstract:

Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, reports, notebooks, poetry file, biographical material, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Gleaves's career as a U.S. Navy officer in the Atlantic, Asiatic, and Pacific fleets; writings on naval history; and biographies of naval officers, especially his book titled James Lawrence, Captain, United States Navy, Commander of the "Chesapeake" (1904). Documents his service as commander of the presidential yachts, USS Dolphin (Gunboat and dispatch vessel) and USS Mayflower (Patrol vessel), during the Theodore Roosevelt presidential administration; commander of the USS Cushing (Torpedo boat) during the Spanish-American War, 1898; inspector of ordnance at the United States Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I.; and commander of the U.S. Navy Asiatic Fleet. Subjects include the USS Alabama (Battleship : BB-8); foreign relations with China, Japan, and the Soviet Union; naval history; the Japanese Army (Rikugun) in Russia after WWI; the Communist takeover of Siberia; the evacuation of the Czechoslovakian army (Armáda) from Russia; Russia during the Revolution, 1917-1920; conditions in East Asia between World War I and II; and torpedo ordnance.

Correspondents include Norwood F. Allman, Harry Alexander Baldridge, W.E. Beard, William Shepherd Benson, Edward G. Blakeslee, J. Lawrence Boggs, Julian W. Bowes, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Louise D. Breckinridge, Willard H. Brownson, Paul Chack, French Ensor Chadwick, E.T. Constien, Josephus Daniels, Richard C. Darby, George Dewey, Ernest M. Eller, DeCoursey Fales, Charles Eli Fox, William Howard Gardiner, Gertrude Hill Gavin, John Henry Gibbons, Jules James, Hilary Pollard Jones, Dudley Wright Knox, Stephen Bleecker Luce, Edith Rolfe Maxwell, J.C. Percy, W.W. Phelps, Frank L. Polk, Charles K. Post, Waldron Kintzing Post, Ernest Batson Price, George Haven Putnam, S.D. Rockenbach, Raymond Perry Rodgers, Theodore Roosevelt, David Foote Sellers, M.E. Shearer, Montgomery Sicard, Joshua Slocum, Clifford Hardy West, and Spencer Sheperd Wood.

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