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James H. and I. V. Gillis Naval Papers, 1866-1898

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James H. and I. V. Gillis Naval Papers, 1866-1898: 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 August 2014



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Gillis, James Henry, 1831-1910
Title: James H. and I. V. Gillis Naval Papers
Dates: 1866-1898
Size: 1 linear foot (7 volumes)
Abstract: James Henry Gillis was an officer in the United States Navy and a member of the Naval Academy Class of 1853. Irvin Van Gorder Gillis, son of James Henry Gillis, was an officer in the United States Navy, book purchasing agent for Guion Moore Gest, and a member of the Naval Academy Class of 1894. The James H. and Irvin V. Gillis Naval Papers span from 1866 to 1898 and are the product of the United States Navy careers of Commodore James Henry Gillis and his son, Irvin Van Gorder Gillis.
Call number: MS 4
Language(s) of material: English

Custodial History

Letterbook of the U.S.S. Wateree, 1866-1868 was formerly cataloged as MS 107.

Letterbook of the U.S.S. Michigan, 1873-1876 was formerly cataloged as MS 114.

Journal of a Cruise in the U.S. St[eame]r. Lackawanna Pacific Station, 1880-1881 was formerly cataloged as MS 110.

Letterbook of the U.S.S. Lackawanna, 1880-1882 was formerly cataloged as MS 113.

Commanding Officer's Journal of the U.S.S. Hartford, 1886 was formerly cataloged as MS 111.

Notebook kept on board the U.S.S. Constellation, 1893 was formerly cataloged as MS 109.

Log Book of the U. S. Torpedo Boat Porter, 1898 was formerly cataloged as MS 108.

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of the New York State Historical Association in May 1949. Accession Nos. 118605, 118606, 118607, 118608, 118609, 118610, and unknown.

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