Stephen Bleecker Luce Papers 1799-1955 (bulk 1842-1912)

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Stephen Bleecker Luce Papers, 1799-1955, (bulk 1842-1912)

Stephen Bleecker Luce Papers 1799-1955 (bulk 1842-1912)

Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, order books, subject files, scrapbooks, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellany documenting Luce's naval career, including his work to establish the United States Naval War College and the Naval Historical Society, his service with the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and his diplomatic role in the arbitration of the Canadian fisheries dispute (1887).

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