Guide to the John Paul Jones Collection, 1785-1923 (inclusive), 1785-1794 (bulk)

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the John Paul Jones Collection, 1785-1923 (inclusive), 1785-1794 (bulk)

Collection number: M0062

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1963, Nov. 6
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Paul Jones Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1785-1923 (inclusive), 1785-1794 (bulk)
Collection number: Special Collections M0062
Creator: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
Extent: .25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Frank A. Golder, 1925

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] John Paul Jones Collection, M0062, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

John Paul Jones (1747-1792) was a Captain in the American Navy and Admiral in Russian Black Sea Fleet, 1788-1789.

Scope and Content

Documents collected by Frank Golder relating to John Paul Jones' career as Admiral in Russian Black Sea Fleet during the war against the Ottoman Empire. Includes copies (photostats and typed transcripts) of correspondence from Jones to Prince Grigori A. Potemkin, handwritten in French. Also notes, diary, and correspondence excerpts (copies, by hand/typed or photo) assembled by Golder. Includes correspondence between Golder and Russian repositories about materials on Jones and Jones' career in the Russian navy.