• Creator Names Dewey, George, 1837-1917.
  • Title Admiral George Dewey collection [manuscript], ca. 1890-1917.
  • Physical description
    • 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
    • 1 oversize folder.
  • Collection summary Miscellaneous items related to George Dewey, an admiral in the U.S. Navy. Materials include invitations, bills, receipts, a French-English pocket dictionary, unused Western Union telegraph forms, and menus from events (1907-1913). Also present are a souvenir program of the "Reception Tendered the United States Battleship Fleet at Amoy [China]" (1908); calling cards; postcards written to Dewey; two framed statements from the U.S. Navy; notes; a valentine; a map of the Panama Canal designed for use by airplane pilots; and a guest book with signatures from a ball held by Mayor Harrison and the City of Chicago in honor of Dewey.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Admiral George Dewey photograph collection.
  • Names
    • Dewey, George, 1837-1917 Archives.
    • United States. Navy Officers.
    • United States. Navy.
  • Subjects
    • Admirals United States.
    • Aeronautics Panama Maps.
    • Navigation (Aeronautics) Panama Maps.
    • Spanish-American War, 1898.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Panama Canal (Panama) Maps.
    • Panama.
    • United States Social life and customs.
  • Genre
    • Certificates. aat
    • Guest books. aat
    • Invitations. aat
    • Maps. aat
    • Menus. aat
    • Valentines. aat
    • Visiting cards. aat
  • Geographic name
    • Panama.
    • United States.