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Collection Number: 00045

Collection Title: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Records, 1832-1877.

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Size 1500 items. (3.0 linear feet).
Abstract The collection includes office files (intermittent) of successive commandants of the Philadelphia navy yard, including communications from various officials of the Navy, including the Secretary of the Navy; the Bureau of Construction, Equipment, & Repairs; Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting, 1863; and other departments of the Navy. Also included is a letterpress copybook, 1832-1835, of James Barron at the navy yard, and official daily reports on activities, 1836-1837.
Creator Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Records, #45, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
1932.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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 collection includes office files (intermittent) of successive commandants of the Philadelphia navy yard, including communications from various officials of the Navy, including the Secretary of the Navy; the Bureau of Construction, Equipment, & Repairs; Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting, 1863; and other departments of the Navy. Also included is a letterpress copybook, 1832-1835, of James Barron at the navy yard, and official daily reports on activities, 1836-1837.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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