Papers of George Albert Converse, 1895-1908.

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Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909. Papers of George Albert Converse, 1895-1908.

Papers of George Albert Converse, 1895-1908.

Letterbooks, general correspondence, printed matter, and miscellaneous material. Letterbooks contain copies of letters to Charles J. Bonaparte, Willard H. Brownson, French E. Chadwick, George Dewey, William F. Halsey, Henry Cabot Lodge, Benjamin R. Tillman, and George P. Wetmore, and are concerned primarily with naval topics, such as torpedo boats, battleships and the Russo-Japanese War (1904), and plans for the review of the Atlantic Fleet (1906).

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Dewey, George, 1837-1917

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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...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919

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Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921

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

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Brownson, Willard H. (Willard Herbert), 1845-1935

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Willard H. Brownson papers, 1859-1932 (bulk 1867-1932). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982018 U.S. navy officer. From the description of Papers, 1859-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149446 Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy. Willard Brownson was born in Lyons, New York on 8 July 1845. After attending Lyons Union School he was appointed to the Naval Academy in 1861 and graduated in 1865. H...

Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909

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Resident of Fowlerville, Mich., who served in Company D, 9th Michigan Infantry, during the Civil War. From the description of George D. Converse papers, 1864-1865 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83511946 From the description of George D. Converse papers, 1864-1865. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81408715 Naval officer. From the description of Papers of George Albert Converse, 1895-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

United States. Navy. Atlantic Fleet

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Halsey, William F. (William Frederick), 1882-1959

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Naval officer. Nickname: Bull. From the description of Papers William Frederick Halsey, 1907-1959 (bulk 1943-1959). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060394 Allied military governor of Dutch Timor and Portuguese Timor. From the description of William Frederick Halsey proclamations, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867620 William F. Halsey was a 1904 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. A five star admiral, he played a major role in the Pacific Theat...

Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918

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Farmer, governor of South Carolina, 1890-1894, and U.S. senator, 1895-1918; from Trenton (Edgefield Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1894-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400241 The series title represents "Personal Unprocessed" and was designed as such by staff at the South Caroliniana Library as part of their system of classifying collections. Apparently this part of the Tillman Papers was processed at a later date than the Incoming and Outg...