Constitution (Frigate)

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U.S.S. Constitution, also known as "Old Ironsides".

From the description of Agreement, 1826-1828. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58662266

Also known as Old Ironsides; wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy; Thos. McDonough Esq. Com. New York, 28 Oct. 1824; launched in 1797, Constitution was one of the six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794; currently a fully commissioned US Navy ship, her crew of 60 officers and sailors participate in ceremonies, educational programs and special events while keeping the ship open to visitors year-round and providing free tours.

From the description of USS Constitution logbook, 1824 Oct. 29-1826 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 753577641

Also known as Old Ironsides; wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy; launched in 1797, Constitution was one of the six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794; currently a fully commissioned US Navy ship, her crew of 60 officers and sailors participate in ceremonies, educational programs and special events while keeping the ship open to visitors year-round and providing free tours.

From the description of USS Constitution receipt, 1798 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 435844299

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referencedIn William L. Clements Library. Thomas J. Chew family papers, 1797-1875, bulk 1802-1857. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Constitution (Frigate). USS Constitution logbook, 1824 Oct. 29-1826 Dec. 31. Samuel Eliot Morison Memorial Library, USS Constitution Museum
referencedIn Paperweight made from the U.S.S. Constitution [manuscript], ca. 1927. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jones, William, fl. 1809-1839. William Jones papers 1809-1839. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Constitution (Frigate). USS Constitution receipt, 1798 Aug. 14. Samuel Eliot Morison Memorial Library, USS Constitution Museum
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referencedIn Amos A. Evans collection, Evans, Amos A. collection, 1812, 1813, 1833 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Supplemental Report of the National Save Old Ironsides Committee United States. National Archives and Records Administration. New England Region
referencedIn Printed items in the Jeanes Collection [manuscript], 1758-1838. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Report of the National Save Old Ironsides Committee United States. National Archives and Records Administration. New England Region
referencedIn General list of medicines and hospital stores...on board the U.S.S Constitution, 1798-99. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Rogers-Roche collection, 1758-1881, 1758-1801 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Snow, Elliot, 1866-1939. Elliot Snow papers, 1790-1942 (bulk 1920-1930). Library of Congress
referencedIn War of 1812 collection, 1806-1860 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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creatorOf Sound Recordings Relating to the Treaty of Paris, 1981 - 1984 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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referencedIn Altomare, Gasper R. 1922-2007. Papers and videorecordings, 1996-1998. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Abstract of the U.S. frigate Constitution's cruise on the coast of Africa, 1853-1855. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Wellborn Family. Papers, 1836-1957. Auburn University.
creatorOf Baeck family. Baeck family papers, [ca. 1859-1972]. UC Berkeley Libraries
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referencedIn Preble family. Papers, 1810-1971. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.). Records of the Charlestown Navy Yard, Massachusetts, 1801-1805. Library of Congress
creatorOf Constitution (Frigate). Constitution (Frigate) notebook, 1824. Library of Congress
referencedIn Kane, John D. H. Papers, 1953-1985. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Alden, Judah. Barker-Edes-Noyes family papers, 1655-1953, bulk: 1700-1900. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843. [Letter], 1 Feb. 1834, Washington, [to] Robert Smith, Baltimore. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Tobias Lear papers, Lear, Tobias, papers, 1791-1817 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Coolidge, John, T. J. Templeman Coolidge Scrapbook, 1922-1967. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Naval History Society. Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1993 (bulk, 1781-1936). New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wadsworth, Alexander S. (Alexander Scammel), 1790-1851. Copy of a letter written by Alexander S. Wadsworth, 1812 Aug. 31. Maine Historical Society Library
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referencedIn Booth, Chandler. A naval song : poem, [ca.1815?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Wadsworth, Alexander S. (Alexander Scammel), 1790-1851. Journal of U.S. frigate President and U.S. frigate Constitution, 1810-1812. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Aaron Konkle Hughes Navy papers and John A. H. Nickels journal, 1839-1884 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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referencedIn Correspondence Relating to Restoration of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, 2/8/1926 - 6/14/1930 United States. National Archives and Records Administration. New England Region
referencedIn Narrative of cruise of U.S.S. Constitution, 1814-1815 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Old Ironsides, 1933 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Preble, Edward, 1761-1807. Papers of Edward Preble, 1680-1912 (bulk 1799-1809). Library of Congress
referencedIn ["Old Ironsides"]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn L'Hommedieu, Nathaniel Constant, b. 1810. Reminiscences, 1896, 1899. G. W. Blunt White Library
referencedIn Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. Tobias Lear diary, 1803 June 24 - October 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mason, Lucius M., d. 1845. Journal : of Lucius M. Mason aboard the Constitution (Frigate), 1844 September 11 - December 14. The Mariners' Museum Library
referencedIn King, T. Butler (Thomas Butler), 1800-1864. King and Wilder families papers, 1817-1946. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Law, Alexander G. Alexander G. Law collection, ca. 1940-1960. G. W. Blunt White Library
referencedIn Leonard F. Cushing Papers, 1794-1959, (bulk 1926-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wales, George Canning, 1868-1940. George C. Wales collection [naval architecture drawings], 1912-1938 G. W. Blunt White Library
referencedIn Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843. Isaac Hull Collection, 1798-1841. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bassett, W. W. (Wesley W.), d. 1894. W.W. Bassett papers, 1838-1840. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1804-1932) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Massachusetts Historical Society. Council and Officers. Records related to the restoration of the Constitution (Frigate), 1896-1925. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843. ALS, 14 November 1812, New York, to Thomas Chew, Purser, U.S. Navy, Boston. Independence Seaport Museum
referencedIn Lord, John Abel, 1873-1945. Correspondence. 1928-1944. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Naval Historical Collection of Edward Lee Dorsett, 1814-1926 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sloan, Samuel, fl. 1799-1806. Samuel Sloan journal, 1799-1806. Library of Congress
referencedIn Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1839. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Turk, William. Papers, 1824-1835. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dodge, James, surgeon. James Dodge papers, 1804-1805. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rodgers family. Rodgers family papers, 1791-1885 bulk 1800-1830. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lord, John. John Lord and John Covington naval papers, 1820-1840. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Oakland National Gravure (Oakland, Calif.),. Old Ironsides [manuscript], 1933. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Pope, John, sailing master. Journal, 1825 June 26-1826 Nov. 28. State Library of Massachusetts
referencedIn West, Richard. Jackson's figurehead and the storm it brewed : the Naval Academy preserves historic effigy which caused excited controversy a century ago / by Richard West. The Mariners' Museum Library
referencedIn Roche, Elizabeth Browne Rogers. Rogers-Roche collection, 1758-1881, bulk 1758-1801. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991. Collection, 1814-1991. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Revere, Joseph W. (Joseph Warren), 1812-1880. Album of Joseph W. Revere, 1848-1870. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Evans, Amos A., 1785-1848. Amos A. Evans collection, 1812, 1813, 1833. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Evans, Amos A., 1785-1848. Amos A. Evans papers, 1807-1868. Library of Congress
referencedIn Miscellaneous Naval Sail collection. Miscellaneous Naval Sail collection [naval architecture drawings], 1921-1997 G. W. Blunt White Library
referencedIn Dent, John H. (John Herbert), 1782-1823. John H. Dent order-book, 1803-1810. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dyer, George Leland, 1849-1914. George Leland Dyer papers, 1783-1930, (bulk 1862-1930) [manuscript]. East Carolina University, Joyner Library
referencedIn Patterson, Daniel Todd, 1786-1839. Daniel Todd Patterson papers, 1772-1927 (bulk 1825-1835). Library of Congress
referencedIn Edward Preble Papers, 1680-1912, (bulk 1799-1809) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Queen Elizabeth Visits Boston: Tall Ships
referencedIn Cobb, Edward. Private journal of the U.S. Frigate Constitution's cruise on the coast of Africa from December 22, 1852 to [June 2, 1855] journal / by Commodore's clerk Edward Cobb. Maine Maritime Academy, Nutting Memorial Library
referencedIn Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845. Papers, 1824-1839. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Barron, Samuel, 1765-1810. Papers, 1793-1942. William & Mary Libraries
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referencedIn New Harmony Manuscripts, 1812-1871 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indianahttp://www.workingmensinstitute.org/
referencedIn Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. William Bainbridge Collection, 1815-1856. New-York Historical Society Library
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referencedIn Thomas J. Chew family papers, Chew, Thomas J. family papers, 1797-1875, 1802-1857 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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