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Guide to the William W. Stoddard Brooklyn Navy Yard correspondence 1991.008

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 21, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: New York Naval Shipyard.
Creator: Stoddard, William W.
Title: William W. Stoddard Brooklyn Navy Yard correspondence
Dates [inclusive]: 1898-1910
Abstract: This collection consists of 16 letters of recommendation concerning the hiring of William W. Stoddard at the Brooklyn Navy Yard as an Outside Master Machinist, two letters concerning a salary increase, and five letters pertaining to a court-martial, dismissal and reinstatement. Materials in the collection span the period 1898 to 1910.
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0115
Call Phrase: 1991.008
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Correspondence
  • Letters

Subject Organizations

  • New York Naval Shipyard.

Subject Topics

  • Machinists -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Navy-yards and naval stations

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); William W. Stoddard Brooklyn Navy Yard correspondence, 1991.008, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The collection was formally accessioned in 1991.

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