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William P. McCann Papers, 1848-1906

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William P. McCann Papers, 1848-1906: Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in January 2010



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: McCann, William Penn, 1830-1906
Title: William P. McCann Papers
Dates: 1848-1906
Size: 7.5 linear inches (2 manuscript boxes, 2 flat files)
Abstract: Commodore William Penn McCann was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1853 and a career U.S. Navy officer who served during the Civil War, and as a lighthouse inspector and Navy Yard commander. The papers, consisting primarily of handwritten journals and correspondence, cover all but the last two years of McCann's career in the U.S. Navy.
Call number: MS 350
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Lily May Olson in October 1994 and purchase in April 1995. Accession Nos. 94-62 and 95-23.

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