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Guide to the Caspar F. Goodrich Collection
  MS 439.21

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 25, 2011
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes official correspondence, notes and texts of lectures Admiral Goodrich delivered while a lecturer at the Naval War College, other writings including the edited manuscript of his memoirs, and extracts from the diary of his grandfather, Captain James Goodrich.

The Goodrich Collection forms Series 21 of the Naval History Society Collection, comprising 53 individual collections named for famous naval figures and ships, as well as the records of the Naval History Society itself, and donated to the New-York Historical Society by the Naval History Society in 1925.


The collection is arranged in five series:

  1. Series I. Correspondence
  2. Series II. Naval War College lectures and lecture notes
  3. Series III. Writings
  4. Series IV. James Goodrich journal transcripts
  5. Series V. Bound volumes