Papers, 1866-1972 (bulk 1900-1918).


Papers, 1866-1972 (bulk 1900-1918).

Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photos, and other papers, relating primarily to Mayo's naval career; together with correspondence (1953-1972) relating to biographical writings between Mayo's son, Chester Garst Mayo, and Walter and Jane Whitehill. Includes accounts of Mayo's daily routine during tours of duty at sea and narratives of significant events in his career including the exploration and hydrographic survey of Puget Sound in the late 1800s, participation in the relief expedition aboard the gunboat Yantic searching for the missing Arctic exploration party of Lt. Adolphus W. Greely (1883), and his role in the crisis leading to the U.S. occupation of Tampico and Veracruz Llave, Mexico (1914), in an Allied naval conference (1917), and as commander of the U.S. Navy Atlantic Fleet during World War I. Correspondents include William Shepherd Benson, Luis Caballero, George Creel, Josephus Daniels, Edward W. Eberle, José Guerra, Clarence A. Miller, and Ignacio Morelos Zaragoza.

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Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

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Mayo, Chester Garst, 1881-1975? (person)

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Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932 (person)

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Miller, Clarence A. (person)

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Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905-1978 (person)

Whitehill, Jane, 1902-1996 (person)

Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 (person)

Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...

Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935 (person)

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Creel, George, 1876-1953 (person)

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Morelos Zaragoza, Ignacio, 1860-1927 (person)

Caballero, Luis César 1952- (person)

Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920) (corporateBody)