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MS Am 1968

Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907. John Grimes Walker correspondence, 1894-1895: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1968
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907.
Title: John Grimes Walker correspondence,
Date(s): 1894-1895.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American naval officer John Grimes Walker, commanding officer in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-96. Purchased with the Castle fund from Forrest G. Sweet, Battle Creek, Michigan; received: 1951 3 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Grimes Walker Correspondence, 1894-1895 (MS Am 1968). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

John Grimes Walker was an American naval officer who helped lead the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War, and later was U.S. Navy Commanding Officer in the Pacific; he retired with the rank of Rear Admiral.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, together with military instructions, concerning the administration of the Pacific Station in Hawaii where Walker was commanding officer.

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