Papers of Henry T. Mayo, 1866-1972 (bulk 1900-1918).

ArchivalResource

Papers of Henry T. Mayo, 1866-1972 (bulk 1900-1918).

Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Mayo's naval career. Includes accounts of his 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, his participation in the relief expedition aboard the Yantic (gunboat) searching for the missing Arctic exploration party of Lt. Adolphus W. Greely (1883), and his roles in the Tampico Incident and the U.S. occupation of Tampico and Veracruz Llave, Mexico (1914), in an Allied naval conference (Sept. 1917), and as commander-in-chief 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. Also includes correspondence (1953-1972) between Henry Mayo's son, Chester, and Walter and Jane Whitehill relating to biographical writings.

5250 items.15 containers.6 linear feet.

Related Entities

There are 17 Entities related to this resource.

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...

Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tx4611 (person)

William Shepherd Benson (1855-1932) was the first Chief of Naval Operations, serving from May 11, 1915 to September 25, 1919. From the description of Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569386 U.S. naval officer and public official. From the description of William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952 (bulk 1915-1928). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981098 Epithet: US admiral Br...

Creel, George, 1876-1953

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kp88c8 (person)

Creel served as chairman of the United States Committee on Public Information. From the description of Correspondence of George Creel [manuscript], 1917-1918. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647838807 Author, editor, and U.S. government official. From the description of George Creel papers, 1857-1953 (bulk 1896-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980042 Commissioner, Golden Gate International Exposition. From the description...

Miller, Clarence A.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6934w4q (person)

Guerra, José Eduardo, 1893-1943

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vd9zwc (person)

Mayo, Chester Garst, 1881-1975?

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f76m3b (person)

Capt. Mayo published a genealogy on the descendants of Rev. John Mayo of Barnstable, Massachusetts, in 1966. From the description of Mayo family genealogical research notes, by Capt. C. G. Mayo, ca. 1960-ca. 1984. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 489212723 ...

Morelos Zaragoza, Ignacio, 1860-1927

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tn1crm (person)

Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas), 1856-1937

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6md31c1 (person)

U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1866-1972 (bulk 1900-1918). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28495274 U.S. Navy officer. From the description of Papers of Henry T. Mayo, 1866-1972 (bulk 1900-1918). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071229 Epithet: US admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000203 Biographical Note ...

Caballero, Luis César 1952-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qv7620 (person)

Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905-1978

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ww7tmh (person)

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

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6290xms (person)

Adolphus Washington Greely (b. March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts-d. October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.) served throughout the American Civil War and remained in the army at the war's close. In 1881 he was appointed to lead the United States International Polar Year Expedition, 1881-1884 to Ellesmere Island. He retired from the Army in 1908 and died in Washington in 1935. ...

Yantic (Gunboat)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6838hgv (corporateBody)

U.S. Navy vessel mastered by John Irvin; launched 1864; struck from Navy list in 1930. From the description of Log/journal, 1870 Apr. 21-Aug. 11. (Nantucket Hist Association). WorldCat record id: 71013453 ...

Whitehill, Jane, 1902-1996

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66x0qk9 (person)

Eberle, Edward W. (Edward Walter), 1864-1929

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64f5swm (person)

Edward Walter Eberle (1864-1929) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from July 21, 1923 to November 14, 1927. From the description of Eberle, Edward W. (Edward Walter), 1864-1929 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575067 ...

Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65q4vss (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; ...

United States. Navy. Atlantic Fleet

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m65phc (corporateBody)

Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k982rx (corporateBody)