Goodrich, Caspar F. (Caspar Frederick), 1847-1925

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Rear Admiral Casper Frederick Goodrich, was instrumental in the founding of the Naval War College and served as that organization's President 1897-1898. During World War I he was appointed the commander of the Naval Training Unit and the Pay Officers Material School, both established at Princeton University in 1917.

From the description of Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit, 1918-1920. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 74214449

From the guide to the Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit, 1918-1920, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

Admiral Caspar Goodrich (1847-1925) commanded various vessels in the European, North Atlantic, and Asiatic Squadrons; taught at and served as President of the Naval War College; and received the surrender of Manzanillo during the Spanish American War. He retired in 1909 but was recalled to active duty in World War I, when he served as commander of the Naval Training Unit and officer in charge of the Pay Officers Material School, Princeton Graduate College. The Naval History Society, of which he served as president from 1914-1916, published his memoirs "Rope yarns from the old navy" in 1931.

From the description of Caspar Goodrich Collection, 1862-1933. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 475149249

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn The Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1995 (bulk 1781-1936) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit, 1918-1920 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
creatorOf Goodrich, Caspar F. (Caspar Frederick), 1847-1925. Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit, 1918-1920. Princeton University Library
referencedIn George E. Belknap Papers, 1857-1903 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921 Houghton Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
referencedIn Manwaring, G. E. (George Ernest), 1882-1939. Letter from G.E. Manwaring thanking him for favorable commentary on his book The Life and Works of Sir Henry Mainwaring. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library
referencedIn Caspar F. Goodrich Collection, 1862-1933 @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Stephen Bleecker Luce Papers, 1799-1955, (bulk 1842-1912) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Naval History Society. Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1993 (bulk, 1781-1936). New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1756-1931. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Belknap, George E. (George Eugene), 1832-1903. George E. Belknap papers, 1857-1903. Library of Congress
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library
creatorOf Luce, Stephen Bleecker, 1827-1917. Certificate, February 11, 1905. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Goodrich, Caspar F. (Caspar Frederick), 1847-1925. Caspar Goodrich Collection, 1862-1933. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
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associatedWith Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911 person
correspondedWith Belknap, George E. (George Eugene), 1832-1903. person
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
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correspondedWith Garrison family. family
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Kearsarge (Sloop) corporateBody
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Luce, Stephen Bleecker, 1827-1917. person
associatedWith Manwaring, G. E. (George Ernest), 1882-1939. person
associatedWith Naval History Society, corporateBody
associatedWith Naval War College (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University Naval Training Unit. corporateBody
associatedWith Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
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Naval education
Nautical training-schools--New Jersey--Princeton
Naval battles
Nautical training-schools
Princeton University
Coast defenses
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Birth 1847-01-07

Death 1925-01-26

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