Franklin D. Roosevelt, Papers as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-1920 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
Primary Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945)
Extent: 36.48 Cubic Feet
Access Restrictions: This collection is available for use by the general public.
Use Restrictions: Copyright has been assigned to the United States Government.
Acquisition Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Acquisition Method: The Papers as Assistant Secretary of the Navy were donated to the Library by Franklin D. Roosevelt and by his estate.
Related Materials: Material relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy will be found in the Fred Colvin Papers (entire collection); the Louis Howe Papers-Navy Papers, 1913-1921; Franklin D. Roosevelt Family, Business and Personal Papers, Naval Affairs-Newport Investigation, 1921, the Rathom Case-Correspondence 1920-1921, the Rathom Case-Exhibits, etc. 1920-1921, and Naval Matters 1920-1922. Copies of materials found in the National Archives Record Group 80 (Offices of the Secretary of the Navy) are filed under “Copies of Materials from Other Repositories.” To see this material consult the archivist on duty.
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[Series 1: Official Files],
[Series 2: Personal Files],
Series 1: Official Files
- This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and reports divided into three subseries; files on naval yards and shore stations, fleet operations, and individual ships; interdepartmental correspondence; and general correspondence which includes a file Volunteers, 1917-1920 A - Z consisting of correspondence with individuals volunteering for naval service or those seeking a transfer.
Sub-Series 1: Navy Department
- Files on naval yards and shore stations, fleet operations and individual ships arranged by division, office or bureau within the Navy Department.
General - Pending Matters
General - Daniels, Josephus
General - Chief Clerk
General - Smith, Frank: Private Secretary
General - Wurtsbaugh, D. W.: Aide to Daniels
General - Roosevelt, Franklin D.
General - Aide for Material
General - Curtis, F. S.: Clerk to FDR
General - Fechteler, A. F.: Aide for Inspections
General - Howe, Louis M.
General - McCarthy, C. H.: Clerk to Assistant Secretary
General - Pryor, Fred
General - Stewart, Charles M.
Communications - Division of Correspondence
Communications - Detjen, John M.: District Communications Supt.
Communications - General
Communications - Hoff, A. B.: Office of Cable Censor
Communications - Todd, D. D. W.: Director of Naval Communications
Communications - McCandless, B.: District Communications Service
Operations - General, 1914-1918
Operations - General, 1919-1920
Operations - Aide for Operations
Operations - Aeronautics
Operations - Division of Aviation
Operations - Belknap, Charles: Office Chief of Naval Operations
Operations - Chase, V. O.: Acting CNO
Operations - Division of Correspondence
Operations - Radio
Intelligence - General
Intelligence - McCauley, Edward Jr.
Intelligence - Oliver, James H.: Director of Naval Intelligence
Intelligence - Welles, Roger
Attaches - Paris: History, 1914-1918
Attaches - de Blanpre, B.: French Naval Attache
Attaches - Dittborn, Julio: Chile
Attaches - Gerardi, Walter, R.: Germany
Attaches - Maas, Charles O.: France
Attaches - McCully, Newton A.: Petrograd
Attaches - Sayles, William R.: France
Naval War College - General
Naval War College - Cowie, T. J., Eberle, E. W. & Madison, Z. H.
Naval War College - Knight, Austin M.: Commandant
Personnel - Bureau of Navigation, 1913-1914
Personnel - Bureau of Navigation, 1916
Personnel - Bureau of Navigation, 1917
Personnel - Bureau of Navigation, 1918
Personnel - Bureau of Navigation, 1920
Personnel - Blue, Victor
Personnel - Brittian, C. B.
Personnel - Koch, Ralph A.
Personnel - Palmer, Leigh C.
Personnel - Recruiting Service
Personnel - Naval Observatory
Personnel - Hydrographic Office
Personnel - Naval Malitia
Personnel - Naval Reserve (1), 1915-1919
Personnel - Naval Reserve (2), 1915-1919
Personnel - Radio Service
Personnel - Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, 1915-1918
Personnel - Judge Advocate General
Personnel - Marine Corps
Personnel - General
Personnel - Barnett, George
Material - McKean, Captain
Material - Yards & Docks
Material - Ordinance
Material - Construction & Repairs, 1913-1916
Material - Construction & Repairs, 1917-1920
Material - Construction & Repairs: Progress Reports on Submarine Chasers
Material - Construction & Repairs: Vessels under Construction
Material - Steam Engineering
Material - Supplies & Accounts, 1913-1915
Material - Supplies & Accounts, 1916-1917
Material - Supplies & Accounts, 1918-1920
Material - Office of the Solicitor
Boston Navy Yard
Charlestown Navy Yard
Naval Stations - Great Lakes, Illinois
Naval Stations - Guam
Naval Stations - Guantanamo
Naval Stations - Gulfport
Naval Stations - Indian Head Proving Ground (Maryland)
Naval Stations - Key West, Florida
Naval Stations - Las Animas, Colorado
Naval Stations - Mare Island, California
Naval Stations - New Orleans, Louisiana
Naval Stations - New York, New York, 1913-1916
Naval Stations - New York, New York, 1917-1919
Naval Stations - Newport, Rhode Island
Naval Stations - Norfolk, Virginia, 1913-1915
Naval Stations - Norfolk, Virginia, 1916-1919
Naval Stations - Panama Canal
Naval Stations - Pensacola, Florida
Naval Stations - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Naval Stations - Philippine Islands
Naval Stations - Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1914-1916
Naval Stations - Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1917-1920
Naval Stations - Puget Sound, Washington
Naval Stations - Samoa
Naval Stations - St. Helena, Portsmouth, Virginia
Naval Stations - San Francisco, California
Naval Stations - Washington, DC
Naval Stations - Winthrop, Maryland
Officers on Special Boards
Naval Forces Operating in European WatersGeneral, 1917-1920
Naval Forces Operating in European Waters"American Naval Effort in the Coasts of France"
Naval Forces Operating in European WatersSims, Williams S.
U.S. Army in Europe, 1918
Naval Aviation Forces in Europe
The Fleet - Operations, 1913-1920
The Fleet - Atlantic
The Fleet - Pacific & Asiatic
The Fleet - Submarine Warfare
The Fleet - Ships (by class)
The Fleet - Ships (by name)
The Fleet - Ships, Naming of
The Fleet - Ships, Bureau of
The Fleet - Ships, Movement of
The Fleet - Ships in Distress
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Aerial Patrol System
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Civilian Volunteer Cruise (1 of 2), 1915-1917
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Civilian Volunteer Cruise (2 of 2), 1915-1917
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Motor Boats (1), 1917-1919
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Motor Boats (2), 1917-1919
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Patrol Boats, 1917
The Fleet - Naval Coast Defense Forces-Patrol Vessels, Special Board for, 1917
Sub-Series 2: Interdepartmental Correspondence
- Interdepartmental correspondence arranged by Cabinet department (Agriculture-War).
Sub-Series 3: General Correspondence
- General correspondence arranged alphabetically by subject and surname of correspondent, which includes a file "Volunteers, 1917-1920 A-Z" consisting of correspondence with individuals volunteering for naval service or those seeking a transfer.
Naval History, undated
Nesser, Robert W.
Norris, George W.
Olney, Richard 2nd
O'Shaunessy, George F.
Paisley, J. A.
Parks, Frederick R.
Parmele, Charles R.
Payne, G. Henry
Perkins, Edward E.
Peters, John A.
Press Releases, 1913-1914
Press Releases, 1915
Press Releases, 1916-1917
Press Releases, 1918-1920
Press Releases, undated
Prizes & Trophies
Rathom, John R.
Riggs, Roland R.
Riordan, Daniel J.
Roberts, Ernest W.
Roden, E. K.
Rogers, Gustavas A.
Rogers, John J.
Roosevelt, Franklin D.-Articles by, 1915-1917
Roosevelt, Franklin D.-Engagements
Roosevelt, Franklin D.-Speeches
Sague, John K.
Saltonstall, John E.
Satterlee, Herbert L.
Senate Committee on Naval Affairs
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-FDR Introduction to Article
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Sims' Preliminary Statement
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Testimony, March 15, 1920; March 16, 1920, March 18, 1920
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Testimony, March 23, 1920
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Testimony, March 25, 1920
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Testimony, March 30, 1920
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Testimony, April 1, 1920
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-A. W. Grant Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Hugh Rodman Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Henry B. Wilson Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-F. F. Fletcher Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-A. P. Niblack Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Joseph Strauss Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Charles J. Badger Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-W. V. Pratt Testimony (1)
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-W. V. Pratt Testimony (2)
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Josiah S. McKean Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-W. S. Benson Testimony
Senate Investigation into Naval Conduct of War-Miscellaneous
Ships: Plans & Specifications
Ships & Stations
Simmons, Frank T.
Smith, Charles B.
Snellenburg, Joseph N.
Stebbins, Nathaniel L.
Sterling Engine Co.
Submarine Device Co.
Swanson, Claude A.
Series 2: Personal Files
- This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals and printed material divided into six subseries; subject files; general correspondence; correspondence relating to Roosevelt's campaign for United States Senator (1914) and his 1918 campaign for New York State Governor; patronage correspondence relating to New York State appointments; correspondence concerning federal patronage; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
Sub-Series 1: Subject
- Materials arranged in alphabetical order by subject.
Sub-Series 2: Correspondence
- General correspondence arranged alphabetically by subject and surname of correspondent.
Aero Club of America
Alexander, Charles B.
Allen, Charles H.
Allen, Frederick H.
Ames, Charles W.
Ames, Charles W.
Antisdale, Louis N.
Appleton & Company
Bahret, C. S.
Bassin, John N.
Beal, Thomas P. Jr.
Beeckman, R. Livingston
Burrows, L. P.
Carlisle, John N.
Cassidy, Edward R.
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Chadbourne, William M.
Chandler, Alfred D.
Chevy Chase Club
Churchill, Winston (American Writer)
City Club of New York
Clark, Appleton L.
Coburn, F. G.
Coffee, Rudolph I.
Collier, Katherine D.
Connfelt, Charles M.
Conway, Thomas F.
Coolidge, Archibald C.
Council of National Defense
Cowles, William S.
Cox, Daniel H.
Cox, Rosslyn M.
Crane, Richard S.
Cropley, Ralph E.
Cummings, Charles K.
Cumming, Homer S.
Daniels, Josephus, 1913-1916
Daniels, Josephus, 1917-1918
Daniels, Josephus, 1919-1920 and undated
Davidson, G. A.
Davies, Joseph E.
Davis, Howard P.
Davis, Livingston, 1913-1916
Davis, Livingston, 1917-1920
Delano, Frederick A.
Dennis, Alfred L. P.
Derby, Roger A.
de Rham, Henry C.
de Rhode, Albert
Drummond, Nelson L.
Drummond, Richard C. S.
Dunham, Lawrence B.
Dunn, Herbert O.
Eastmond, A. H.
Eberle, Edward W.
Eldridge, Fred T.
Elliman, Douglas & Co.
Emmet, Grenville T.
Emmons, R. W.
Evans, F. T.
Farley, William G.
Fifth Avenue Hospital
Fish, A. H.
Fish, Hamilton, Jr.
Graham, Jesse J.
Graham, Samuel J.
Gray, David & Maude
Griffin, Daniel J.
Gwyn, L. P.
Hadley, Howard D.
Hamlen, Joseph R.
Hamlin, Charles S.
Hammond, Paul L.
Harris, F. R.
Hart, Merwin K.
Harvard Matters, 1913-1918
Harvard Matters, 1919
Harvard Matters, 1920
Heap, Samuel L.
Henkels, Stanley V.
Hicks, Thomas H.
Hitch, Mrs. F. D.
Hollis, Henry F.
Holt, Roscoe T.
Homer, Arthur P.
Hooker, Bessie Stewart
Hooker, Henry S.
Hopkins, Fancher M.
Houston, David F.
Howe, Louis M.
Hoyt, Ferdinand A. Jr.
McIlhenny, John A.
Meising, John A.
Merkel, Otto J.
Meyer, James G.
Miller, James W.
Mitchell, Charles C.
Morgan, J. Pierpont
Morgenthau, Henry Sr. & Jr.
Mott, Frank H.
Munn, Charles A.
Murray, A. C.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (2)
Roosevelt, G. Hall
Roosevelt, Henry L.
Roosevelt, James R.
Roosevelt, Sara D.
Roosevelt, Theodore & Mrs.
Roper, Daniel C.
Rothschild, Meyer D.
Rouhand, Pedro Gomez
Rush, William R.
Stayton, William H.
Stebbins, N. L.
Stewart, Charles W.
Stotesburg, Louis W.
Swope, Herbert Bayard
Townes, Willis G.
Townsend, John E.
Troy, Peter H.
Tumulty, Joseph P.
Van Cleef, Henry H.
Walker, J. Bernard
Wallis, Frederick A.
Warren, Joseph A.
Washington Oil Corporation
Wasson, James B.
Watt, R. M.
Weatherly, J. G.
Weekes, Frederic D.
Weil, A. Leo
Westcott, Horace H.
Wharton, William P.
Wheeler, Clayton L.
Widenmann, Robert A.
Wilder, James A.
Wilson, Henry B.
Sub-Series 3: Campaign for U.S. Senate, 1914
- Correspondence relating to Roosevelt's campaign for U.S. Senator (1914) and his 1918 campaign for New York State Governor arranged alphabetically.
Sub-Series 4: Campaign for NY State Governorship, 1918
- Patronage correspondence relating to New York State appointments arranged alphabetically by county.
Sub-Series 5: Patronage Correspondence
- Correspondence concerning federal patronage arranged alphabetically by surname of correspondents.
Sub-Series 6: Scrapbooks
- Bound scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
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