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Guide to the John Paul Jones Collection, 1785-1923 (inclusive), 1785-1794 (bulk)
Special Collections M0062  
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Description
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.
Background
John Paul Jones (1747-1792) was a Captain in the American Navy and Admiral in Russian Black Sea Fleet, 1788-1789.
Extent
.25 linear ft.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
None.