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Collection Number: 00433

Collection Title: Andrew T. Long Papers, 1876-1943 (bulk 1920-1930)

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1200 items)
Abstract Andrew Theodore Long of Iredell County, N.C., was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. The collection includes naval correspondence and social and personal letters of Andrew T. Long. Most papers are from the 1920s, while Long was director of naval intelligence, chief of staff for the commander of the Atlantic Fleet, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, and member of the General Board of the Navy. They include routine letters from high ranking American military and civilian officials. Also included are manuscript memoirs of Long titled "Sixty Years Around the World," an album of photographs of ships, and an album of photographs of women of the South Pacific region.
Creator Long, Andrew T. (Andrew Theodore), 1866-1946.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Andrew T. Long Papers, #433, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Andrew T. Long, November 1938. Addition received from Mrs. Andrew T. Long, August 1949.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Andrew Theodore Long (1866-1946) of Iredell County, N.C., was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. He was educated at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., graduating in 1887, and entered the Navy as an ensign in 1889. Long's 47-year naval career was distinguished and included involvement in many of America's major naval engagements and achievements of the early 20th century. Long served aboard the battleship Minnesota in the Spanish-American War; was stationed in Chinese waters during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900; navigated the cruiser Vicksburg in transporting troops to the Philippines for a campaign against Emilio Aguinando's insurrection, 1901-1902; was executive officer of the U.S.S. Illinois as part of the Great White Fleet which circumnavigated the globe, 1907-1908; and in World War I commanded two battleships, the Connecticut and the Nevada. In the 1920s Long was the director of naval intelligence, chief of staff for the commander of the Atlantic Fleet, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, and member of the General Board of the Navy. Long also held various honorary and diplomatic positions including commander of the presidential yacht Mayflower, 1906-1907, during which time he befriended President Theodore Roosevelt; naval attache to the United States embassies in Italy at Rome, Austria at Vienna, and France at Paris; liaison officer for the Supreme War Council during World War I; and aide to the king and queen of Belgium on the their visit to the United States in 1924 and also to Queen Marie of Romania in 1928.

Andrew T. Long was married to Viola Vetter Fife in 1928. They had no children.

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The collection includes naval correspondence and social and personal letters of Andrew Theodore Long of Iredell County, N.C. Most papers are from the 1920s, while Long was director of naval intelligence, chief of staff for the commander of the Atlantic Fleet, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, and member of the General Board of the Navy. They include routine letters from high ranking American military and civilian officials. Also included are manuscript memoirs (273 pages) of Long titled "Around the World in Sixty Years" detailing his military career and experiences stationed in South America, Australia, Europe, East Asia, and the South Pacific. There are also loose photographs of Andrew T. Long, other individuals including Theodore Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge, and scenes, as well as an album of photographs of ships, and an album of photographs of women of the South Pacific region.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated.

Includes naval correspondence and social and personal letters of Andrew T. Long of Iredell County, N.C. Most papers are from the 1920s, while Long was director of naval intelligence, chief of staff for the commander of the Atlantic Fleet, chief of the Bureau of Navigation, and member of the General Board of the Navy. They include routine letters from high ranking American military and civilian officials. Also included are manuscript memoirs (273 pages) of Long titled "Around the World in Sixty Years" detailing his military career and experiences stationed in South America, Australia, Europe, East Asia, and the South Pacific.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1876, 1887-1890 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1891-1897 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1898-1899 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1900-1904 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1905-1906 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 5

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1907-1908 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 6

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1909 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

1912-1913 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

1914-1916 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

1918-1919 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 10

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1920 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 11-13

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1921 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 14-16

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1922 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 17-22

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Folder 25

1923 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 23-25

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1924-1925 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 26

Folder 27

1926-1928 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 27

Folder 28

1929-1943 #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 28

Folder 29

Undated #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 29

Folder 30

Volume 1: "Around the World in Sixty Years" #00433, Series: "1. Correspondence and Memoirs1876-1943 and undated." Folder 30

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Includes photographs of Andrew T. Long and other identified individuals including Theodore Roosevelt and Brand Whitlock and photographs of groups that include Calvin Coolidge and others. There are photographs of scenes including the aftermath of an earthquake in Messina, Italy, 1908; the Suez Canal, circa 1909; and Versailles, Paris, France. Photographs of unidentified persons, groups, and ships are also included. There are also two photograph albums: one album of photographs of ships, and one album of photographs of women of the South Pacific region.

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Andrew T. Long #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/1-6

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Edward H. Wales #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/7

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Vera Dumesmit, 1923 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/8

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Shiadir Barbochiez, 1902 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/9

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Leviszaighy, 1922 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/10-11

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Claire "Ristoro," 1915-1916 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/12

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Charles O. Maas #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/13

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R. A. Maiseliun #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/14

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Sterling J. Joyner, 1921 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/15

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Edwin Wenby, 1923 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/16

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Alexander Moher, Manchuria, 1902 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/17

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Arth Altchemiro #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/18

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[W. W. Brez?], 1902 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/19

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Unidentified individual, 1923 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/20

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Unidentified individual #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/21

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Theodore Roosevelt #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/22

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Trevylyan Napier, 1920 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/23

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Grace Miller Upshaw #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/24

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Brand Whitlock (Ambassador to Belgium), 1919 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/25

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Frout, 1923 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/26

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[Liangtunefer?] #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/27

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Groups including Calvin Coolidge #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/28-30

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Groups including Andrew T. Long #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/31-51

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Earthquake aftermath, Messina, Italy, December 1908 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/52-57

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Suez Canal, circa 1909 #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/58-59

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Aerial views of Versailles, Paris, France #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/60-61

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Various ships (United States Navy) #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/62-66

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Souvenir #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/67

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Unidentified individuals #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/68-88

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Unidentified groups of individuals #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/89-118

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Unidentified ships #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/119-123

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Unidentified scenes #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." P-433/124-152

Photograph Album PA-433/1-2

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Photograph albums #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." PA-433/1-2

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-433/1

Oversize photographs #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." OP-PF-433/1

Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-433/1

Oversize photographs #00433, Series: "2. Photographs, 1902-1923 and undated." X-OPF-433/1

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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