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U.S.S. Constitution Collection, 1899-1979 (bulk 1931-1939)

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U.S.S. Constitution Collection, 1899-1979 (bulk 1931-1939): 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 1993



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Hengstler, Oscar
Title: U.S.S. Constitution Collection
Dates: 1899-1979
Bulk Dates: 1931-1939
Size: 4 linear feet (6 manuscript boxes, 4 slip cases, 2 flat boxes)
Abstract: The U.S.S. Constitution Collection consists of postal covers and cachets commemorating the frigate Constitution, especially her 1931-1934 national tour and subsequent return to Boston. Included with the covers and stamps are related letters, news clippings, photographs, and ephemera, some of which bear autographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, and other political and military figures.
Call number: MS 283
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Oscar Hengstler in March 1984 and May 1984. Accession Nos. 84-12 and 84-13.

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