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William Dixon Weaver Papers, 1876-1883

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William Dixon Weaver Papers, 1876-1883): 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 1992



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Weaver, William Dixon, 1857-
Title: William Dixon Weaver Papers
Dates: 1876-1883
Size: 3.5 linear inches (3 folders)
Abstract: William Dixon Weaver was an Assistant Engineer in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1880. The Weaver Papers consist of Weaver's Cadet Engineer's Mathematics Notebook, his diary of the U.S.S. Yantic's voyage as a member of the 1883 Greely Relief Expedition, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding the Greely Relief Expedition and the subsequent public and military reaction over the loss of the steamer Proteus and the failure to rescue the members of the Greely Expedition.
Call number: MS 276
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Jeanne Weaver in August 1991. Accession No. 91-38.

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