A. T. Mahan papers, 1861-1913.


Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914. A. T. Mahan papers, 1861-1913.

A. T. Mahan papers, 1861-1913.

Four letters (1911-1913) by Mahan to Carter H. Fitz-Hugh concerning U.S. defense policy, the Panama Canal, and Germany's territorial conditions; letter by Mahan (1861 October 10) to C. S. Newcome from the sloop Pocahontas; photocopy of a report (1906) by Mahan on the Naval War Board of 1898 with attachments that include copies of letters to and from Adm. George Dewey and Secretary of the Navy Charles J. Bonaparte; and photocopies of excerpts from two published works on Mahan referring to the report.

8 items.

Related Entities

There are 8 Entities related to this resource.

Dewey, George, 1837-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65f9gsc (person)

George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was Admiral of the Navy, the only person in United States history to have attained the rank. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish–American War, with the loss of only a single crewman on the American side. Dewey was born in Montpelier, Vermont. At age 15, Dewey's father enrolled him at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont. Two years later Norwich expelled him for drunkenness and herding sheep into...

United States. Navy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68m0zj8 (corporateBody)

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...

Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69c72wj (person)

Alfred T. Mahan, naval officer, was born in 1840. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1859. He served as second president of the Naval War College, 1885-1886 and again in 1892-1893. His Influence of Seapower on History was published in 1890. From the description of Notebook, ?-1880. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17944229 From the description of Commission, February 19, 1862. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17944191 From the description of...

Pocahontas (Screw sloop)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cw0f3x (corporateBody)

Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64q7smj (person)

United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

Fitz-Hugh, Carter H.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gn0wk3 (person)

Naval War Board of 1898 (U.S.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65x861n (corporateBody)

Newcome, C. S.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62c1mnk (person)