Alfred Thayer Mahan correspondence and battle diagrams

Title
Alfred Thayer Mahan correspondence and battle diagrams, 1897-1909.
Author
Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 4537Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913.
Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Genre/Form
Diagrams.
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Call Number
MssCol 4537
OCLC
864031496
Author
Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914.
Title
Alfred Thayer Mahan correspondence and battle diagrams, 1897-1909.
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Summary
Correspondence, largely with John Shaw Billings, relating to research done at the New York Public Library by American naval strategist and historian Alfred Thayer Mahan. Some letters include brief discussions of naval history. Also included are notes and numerous drafts of diagrams depicting naval battles with annotations from Mahan to the draughtsman, ostensibly created for his book Sea Power in Its Relations to the War of 1812.
Occupation
Historians United States 19th century.
Military personnel United States 19th century.
Added Author
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4537
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