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COLLECTION — Volume: 1 Identifier: MS Am 1968

John Grimes Walker correspondence


Correspondence of American naval officer John Grimes Walker, commanding officer in Honolulu, Hawaii.


  • 1894-1895

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Correspondence, together with military instructions, concerning the administration of the Pacific Station in Hawaii where Walker was commanding officer.

Biographical / Historical

John Grimes Walker was an American naval officer who helped lead the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War, and later was U.S. Navy Commanding Officer in the Pacific; he retired with the rank of Rear Admiral.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

51M-96. Purchased with the Castle fund from Forrest G. Sweet, Battle Creek, Michigan; received: 1951 3 December.

Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907. John Grimes Walker correspondence, 1894-1895: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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