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Guide to the Robert B. Drinan Correspondence

MSN/MN 5009

 

Collection Summary

Title: Robert B. Drinan correspondence
Dates: 1897-1973, bulk 1897-1901
Collection No.: MSN/MN 5009
Creator: Drinan, Robert B. (Robert Barker), 1880-after 1942
Extent: 2 containers and 1 flat storage container; 2.87 linear feet
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: The correspondence and naval mementos of Robert B. Drinan, dating from his period of service as apprentice in the United States Navy (1896/7-1901).

Selected Search Terms

United States. Navy -- History
United States. Navy -- 1890-1900
United States. Navy -- Apprentices
Providence (R.I.) -- Social life and customs

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Preferred Citation: Robert B. Drinan Corrrespondence, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Drinan collection was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries from Raynor's Historical Collectible Auctions of Burlington, North Carolina (auction of September 2006, lot 644). Arranged and described 2007-08, by James Cachey and George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by Mairead O'Malley and George Rugg.

Biographical Note

Robert Barker Drinan was born on 10 August 1880 at Providence, Rhode Island, the son of John T. and Mary Drinan. At the turn of the 20th century John Drinan was self-employed, as a chaser of silver, jewelry, and other metal goods. The Drinans were Irish-American Roman Catholics; all four of Robert Drinan's grandparents were born in Ireland. In late 1896 or early 1897, Drinan enlisted in the U. S. Navy as an "apprentice boy." Under the steam-era Navy's apprentice system, qualified recruits aged 15 to 17 underwent a program of general education and naval training, ashore and at sea, before joining the crew of a cruising ship of war. Apprentices served as such until the age of 21, when they could reenlist or leave the Navy entirely. The grade Apprentice 1st Class (achieved by Drinan in May 1900) was the equivalent of Seaman 2nd Class (Ordinary Seaman). After a period of instruction at Newport, Rhode Island, Drinan was assigned to the apprentice training vessel U. S. S. Essex, on a cruise to England and the Mediterranean (summer to fall 1897). With the outbreak of the Spanish-American War Drinan joined the re-commissioned cruiser U. S. S. Columbia. Columbia patrolled the Atlantic from Delaware to Maine and, in the summer of 1898, transported troops to Cuba and Puerto Rico. On 10 May 1899 Drinan departed New York aboard the auxiliary cruiser U. S. S. Yosemite, bound for Suez and the island of Guam in the Marianas. Yosemite remained in Guamanian waters for some eight months (August 1899 to April 1900), surveying the harbor at San Luis d'Apra and serving as a station ship. While Yosemite was undergoing repairs at Yokohama Drinan was transferred to the gunboat U. S. S. Bennington, bound for patrol and escort duty in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War. After brief service in the Philippines (May to June or July 1900) Drinan fell ill, and was back in the United States, at Mare Island Navy Yard near San Francisco, by September. At Mare Island, and subsequently at Brooklyn Navy Yard, he served out his time as an apprentice, leaving the Navy on his 21st birthday, 10 August 1901. In later life Drinan worked at the Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, Massachusetts, and at the Boston Navy Yard. By 1942 he was retired on disability.

Scope and Content Note

The Drinan collection consists mostly of letters written by and to Robert B. Drinan during his years as an apprentice in the U. S. Navy. There are 70 letters and cards written by Drinan to his parents and siblings in Rhode Island; these range in date from 7 March 1897 to 13 May 1901, and include letters posted during his 1897 training cruise to Europe (4 items); his service aboard Columbia during the Spanish-American War (22 items, written from ports on the east coast of the U. S. and from Puerto Rico); and his service in the Pacific in 1899-1900 (11 items, written from Guam, Yokohama, and the Philippines). There are also many additional letters posted from naval stations in the U. S. While much of the content is family related, there are also accounts of Drinan's stations and ports of call, of life aboard ship and other naval news, and of Drinan's own progression in the apprentice program. The collection also includes 79 letters written to Robert Drinan; the majority of these are from his mother and other family members, but a significant number were written by friends and former shipmates (including one from China during the Boxer Uprising). The collection also contains a small amount of printed ephemera from Drinan's years in the Navy, including station billets, programs of shipboard musical entertainments, and business and tobacco cards. Also surviving are Drinan's binoculars, and his wooden naval ditty box.

Arrangement Note

Correspondence (folders 1 through 156) is arranged chronologically, one item per folder. Subsequent folders are dedicated to printed ephemera and clippings. Drinan's ditty box is held in its own container (Drinan Correspondence Box 3, item MSN/MN 5009-164).

Container List

  • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1897 March 7. Folder 1 (MSN/MN 5009-1).
    ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Tompkinsville, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1897 May 21. Folder 2 (MSN/MN 5009-2).
      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Plymouth, England, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1897 September 6. Folder 3 (MSN/MN 5009-3).
        ALS, 7 pages on 2 folded sheets.
        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Gibraltar, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1897 October 13. Folder 4 (MSN/MN 5009-4).
          ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
          • Letter. [Robert B. Drinan], Funchal, Madeira, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1897 November 15. Folder 5 (MSN/MN 5009-5).
            AL, 2 pages on 1 sheet. Lacking subsequent sheet(s).
            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, n.p., to [John T. and Mary Drinan], [Providence, Rhode Island], [1897 Fall]. Folder 6 (MSN/MN 5009-6).
              ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet. Lacking initial sheet.
              • Letter. Sr. M. Innocentia, South Orange, New Jersey, to "Dear Nephew" [Robert B. Drinan], n.p., 1897 December 21. Folder 7 (MSN/MN 5009-7).
                ALS, 5 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                • Letter. Alfred P. Brandt, New York, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 March 14. Folder 8 (MSN/MN 5009-8).
                  ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                  • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Hampton Roads, Virginia, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1898 March 31. Folder 9 (MSN/MN 5009-9).
                    ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Hampton Roads, Virginia, to John T. Drinan, Jr., Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 April 8. Folder 10 (MSN/MN 5009-10).
                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Hampton Roads, Virgnia, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 April 21. Folder 11 (MSN/MN 5009-11).
                        ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Hampton Roads, Virginia, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1898 April 22. Folder 12 (MSN/MN 5009-12).
                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                          • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Newport, Rhode Island, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 April 25. Folder 13 (MSN/MN 5009-13).
                            ALS, 1 page on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Newport, Rhode Island, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1898 April 25. Folder 14 (MSN/MN 5009-14).
                              ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Provincetown, Massachusetts, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 April 29. Folder 15 (MSN/MN 5009-15).
                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Portland, Maine, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 May 1. Folder 16 (MSN/MN 5009-16).
                                  ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                  • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Boston, Massachusetts, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1898 May 7. Folder 17 (MSN/MN 5009-17).
                                    ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Boston, Massachusetts, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 May 11. Folder 18 (MSN/MN 5009-18).
                                      ALS, 8 pages on 2 folded sheets, with envelope.
                                      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Lewes, Delaware, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 May 16. Folder 19 (MSN/MN 5009-19).
                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 June 10. Folder 20 (MSN/MN 5009-20).
                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                          • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 June 18. Folder 21 (MSN/MN 5009-21).
                                            ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Block Island, Rhode Island, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 June 21. Folder 22 (MSN/MN 5009-22).
                                              ALS, 3 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Block Island, Rhode Island, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 June 24. Folder 23 (MSN/MN 5009-23).
                                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Key West, Florida, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 July 13. Folder 24 (MSN/MN 5009-24).
                                                  ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                  • Postal card. Robert B. Drinan, Charleston, South Carolina, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 July 18. Folder 25 (MSN/MN 5009-25).
                                                    APCS, 1 item.
                                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1898 July 28. Folder 26 (MSN/MN 5009-26).
                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Ponce, Puerto Rico, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 August 3. Folder 27 (MSN/MN 5009-27).
                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Ponce, Puerto Rico, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 August 13. Folder 28 (MSN/MN 5009-28).
                                                          ALS, 8 pages on 1 folded sheet and 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                          • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to "Dear Sister Millie" [Millie Drinan], n.p., 1898 August 30. Folder 29 (MSN/MN 5009-29).
                                                            ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 August 30. Folder 30 (MSN/MN 5009-30).
                                                              ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 September 1. Folder 31 (MSN/MN 5009-31).
                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Tompkinsville, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 September 9. Folder 32 (MSN/MN 5009-32).
                                                                  ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                  • Letter. H. E. Biscoe, League Island, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 September 24. Folder 33 (MSN/MN 5009-33).
                                                                    ALS, 1 page on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 September 30. Folder 34 (MSN/MN 5009-34).
                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                      • Letter. John H. King, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1898 October 5. Folder 35 (MSN/MN 5009-35).
                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, League Island, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 October 7. Folder 36 (MSN/MN 5009-36).
                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                          • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 November 11. Folder 37 (MSN/MN 5009-37).
                                                                            ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 November 18. Folder 38 (MSN/MN 5009-38).
                                                                              ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 November 30. Folder 39 (MSN/MN 5009-39).
                                                                                ALS, 1 page on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 December 3. Folder 40 (MSN/MN 5009-40).
                                                                                  ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                  • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 December 14. Folder 41 (MSN/MN 5009-41).
                                                                                    ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1898 December 19. Folder 42 (MSN/MN 5009-42).
                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1898 December 29. Folder 43 (MSN/MN 5009-43).
                                                                                        ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899 January 16. Folder 44 (MSN/MN 5009-44).
                                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                          • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1899 January 30. Folder 45 (MSN/MN 5009-45).
                                                                                            ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to Millie Drinan, n.p., 1899 January 20. Folder 46 (MSN/MN 5009-46).
                                                                                              ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899 January 31. Folder 47 (MSN/MN 5009-47).
                                                                                                ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                • [Folder 48 is not in use] 
                                                                                                  • Telegram. G. W. Woods, Brooklyn, New York, to "John F. Drinan" [John T. Drinan], Providence, Rhode Island, 1899 February 11. Folder 49 (MSN/MN 5009-49).
                                                                                                    1 item.
                                                                                                    • Letter. William H. Pangborn, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1899 February 16. Folder 50 (MSN/MN 5009-50).
                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                      • Letter. William H. Pangborn, Hampton Roads, Virginia, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1899 March 28. Folder 51 (MSN/MN 5009-51).
                                                                                                        ALS, 2 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                        • Postal card. Robert B. Drinan, Tompkinsville, New York, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899 May 6. Folder 52 (MSN/MN 5009-52).
                                                                                                          APCS, 1 item.
                                                                                                          • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Gibraltar, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], [1899 May]. Folder 53 (MSN/MN 5009-53).
                                                                                                            ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Gibralter, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899 May 26. Folder 54 (MSN/MN 5009-54).
                                                                                                              ALS, 8 pages on 4 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Guam, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1899 August 13. Folder 55 (MSN/MN 5009-55).
                                                                                                                ALS, 11 pages on 3 folded sheets.
                                                                                                                • Postcard. John T. Drinan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1899 September 7. Folder 56 (MSN/MN 5009-56).
                                                                                                                  APCS, 1 item.
                                                                                                                  • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, n.p., to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], [1899 October 11]. Folder 57 (MSN/MN 5009-57).
                                                                                                                    ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets. Lacking initial sheet.
                                                                                                                    • Letter. [Mary Drinan], Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1899 October 16. Folder 58 (MSN/MN 5009-58).
                                                                                                                      AL, 6 pages on 1 folded sheet and 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Guam, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899 October 18. Folder 59 (MSN/MN 5009-59).
                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                        • Letter. "Katie," Brooklyn, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1899 November 7. Folder 60 (MSN/MN 5009-60).
                                                                                                                          ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                          • Letter. John H. King, Attleboro, Massachusetts, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1899 November 22. Folder 61 (MSN/MN 5009-61).
                                                                                                                            ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                            • Letter. Sr. M. Innocentia, South Orange, New Jersey, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1899 December 21. Folder 62 (MSN/MN 5009-62).
                                                                                                                              ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Guam, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1899 December 27. Folder 63 (MSN/MN 5009-63).
                                                                                                                                ALS, 6 pages on 1 folded sheet and 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Luis d'Apra, Guam, to "My Dear Sisters" [Providence, Rhode Island], [1899] December 27. Folder 64 (MSN/MN 5009-64).
                                                                                                                                  ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                  • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1900 January 19. Folder 65 (MSN/MN 5009-65).
                                                                                                                                    ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets.
                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Luis d'Apra, Guam, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 February 7. Folder 66 (MSN/MN 5009-66).
                                                                                                                                      ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Luis d'Apra, Guam, to Mattie Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 February 7. Folder 66.5 (MSN/MN 5009-66.5).
                                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Alfred P. Brandt, New York, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1900 February 8. Folder 67 (MSN/MN 5009-67).
                                                                                                                                          ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1900 February 9. Folder 68 (MSN/MN 5009-68).
                                                                                                                                            ALS, 8 pages on 2 folded sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Enrique Muller, New York, New York, to "My dear Sir" [John T. Drinan], [Providence, Rhode Island], 1900 February 19. Folder 69 (MSN/MN 5009-69).
                                                                                                                                              ALS, 1 page on 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                              • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1900 February 21. Folder 70 (MSN/MN 5009-70).
                                                                                                                                                ALS, 1 page on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                • Letter. John T. Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], to [Robert B. Drinan], n.p., [1900 January-February]. Folder 71 (MSN/MN 5009-71).
                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 1 page on 1 sheet. Initial sheet lacking.
                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1900 April 22. Folder 72 (MSN/MN 5009-72).
                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 1 page on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Yokohama, Japan, to John and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 May 1. Folder 72 (MSN/MN 5009-72).
                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Yosemite, 1900 May 10. Folder 74 (MSN/MN 5009-74).
                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                        The letter was forwarded from Yosemite to Bennington to the naval hospital at Cavite in the Philippines.
                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Manila, Philippine Islands, to "Dear Brother" [George Drinan], Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 May 27. Folder 75 (MSN/MN 5009-75).
                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                          • Printed invitation to the wedding of Martha (Mattie) Drinan and Edward P. Brady, sent to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., [1900 June 4]. Folder 76 (MSN/MN 5009-76).
                                                                                                                                                            1 page on 1 folded sheet, with envelope and 3 enclosures.
                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Fernando, Philippine Islands, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 June 10. Folder 77 (MSN/MN 5009-77).
                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 6 pages on 1 folded sheet and 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. John H. King, Attleboro, Massachusetts, to Robert B. Drinan, Cavite, Philippines, 1900 June 13. Folder 78 (MSN/MN 5009-78).
                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 8 pages on 2 folded sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                The letter was forwarded from Bennington to the naval hospital at Cavite in the Philippines.
                                                                                                                                                                • Postal card. John H. King, [?] New York, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1900 June 30. Folder 79 (MSN/MN 5009-79).
                                                                                                                                                                  APCS, 1 item.
                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. [Robert B. Drinan], n.p., to unidentified, n.p., [1900 May-June]. Folder 80 (MSN/MN 5009-80).
                                                                                                                                                                    AL, 2 pages on 1 sheet. Initial sheet lacking.
                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Bennington, 1900 July 22. Folder 81 (MSN/MN 5009-81).
                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                      The letter was forwarded from Bennington to the naval hospital at Mare Island, California.
                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. John Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Bennington, [1900] August 5. Folder 82 (MSN/MN 5009-82).
                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                        The letter was forwarded from Bennington to the naval hospital at Mare Island, California.
                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Bennington, 1900 August 13. Folder 83 (MSN/MN 5009-83).
                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 3 pages on 3 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                          The letter was forwarded from Bennington to the naval hospital at Mare Island, California.
                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Millie Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Bennington,, 1900 August 15. Folder 84 (MSN/MN 5009-84).
                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                            The letter was forwarded from Bennington to the naval hospital at Mare Island, California.
                                                                                                                                                                            • [Folder 85 is not in use] 
                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Monadnock, 1900 April 22. Folder 86 (MSN/MN 5009-86).
                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                The letter was forwarded from Monadnock to Mare Island, California.
                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1900 September 17. Folder 87 (MSN/MN 5009-87).
                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 4 pages on 3 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Postal card. Robert B. Drinan, San Francisco, California, to John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 September 22. Folder 88 (MSN/MN 5009-88).
                                                                                                                                                                                    APCS, 1 item.
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 October 2. Folder 89 (MSN/MN 5009-89).
                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. John H. King, Attleboro, Massachusetts, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Monadnock, 1900 October 10. Folder 90 (MSN/MN 5009-90).
                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                        The letter was forwarded from Monadnock to U.S.R.S Independence.
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1900 October 24. Folder 91 (MSN/MN 5009-91).
                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Alfred P. Brandt, New York, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1900 October 24. Folder 92 (MSN/MN 5009-92).
                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Postal card. Robert B. Drinan, n.p., to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 October 26. Folder 93 (MSN/MN 5009-93).
                                                                                                                                                                                              APCS, 1 item.
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to "My Dear Sister Theresa" [Theresa Drinan], [Providence, Rhode Island], 1900 October 29. Folder 94 (MSN/MN 5009-94).
                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. John H. King, Attleboro, Massachusetts, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1900 October 30. Folder 95 (MSN/MN 5009-95).
                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, [1900] October 31. Folder 96 (MSN/MN 5009-96).
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 1 page on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 November 5. Folder 97 (MSN/MN 5009-97).
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California,, 1900 November 5. Folder 98 (MSN/MN 5009-98).
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 8 pages on 4 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1900 November 22. Folder 99 (MSN/MN 5009-99).
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 November 23. Folder 100 (MSN/MN 5009-100).
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 5 pages on 3 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 November 23. Folder 101 (MSN/MN 5009-101).
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with 2 enclosures and envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1900 November 29. Folder 102 (MSN/MN 5009-102).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 December 1. Folder 103 (MSN/MN 5009-103).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 6 pages on 1 folded sheet and 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, San Francisco, California, 1900 December 3. Folder 104 (MSN/MN 5009-104).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 1 page on 1 sheet, with evelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 December 15. Folder 105 (MSN/MN 5009-105).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Theresa Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 November 23. Folder 106 (MSN/MN 5009-106).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 3 pages on 2 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Martha Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 December 17. Folder 107 (MSN/MN 5009-107).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Millie Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1900 December 17. Folder 108 (MSN/MN 5009-108).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with enclosure.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1900 December 20. Folder 109 (MSN/MN 5009-109).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. W. J. Blair, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, [1900] December 22. Folder 110 (MSN/MN 5009-110).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. [Robert B. Drinan], Mare Island, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1900 December 26. Folder 111 (MSN/MN 5009-111).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AL, 2 pages on 2 sheets. Lacking subsequent sheet(s).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, [Mare Island, California], 1900 December 31. Folder 112 (MSN/MN 5009-112).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Theresa Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1901 January 2. Folder 113 (MSN/MN 5009-113).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1901 January 8. Folder 114 (MSN/MN 5009-114).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, [Providence, Rhode Island], 1901 January 13. Folder 115 (MSN/MN 5009-115).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1901 January 22. Folder 116 (MSN/MN 5009-116).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 4 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1901 January 27. Folder 117 (MSN/MN 5009-117).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 3 pages on 3 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, [Mare Island, California], [1901] January 29. Folder 118 (MSN/MN 5009-118).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 3 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, to John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1901 January 31. Folder 119 (MSN/MN 5009-119).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. Thomas Jennings, n.p., to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, [1900 October-1901 February]. Folder 120 (MSN/MN 5009-120).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Hugh H. Manson, Woosung, Shanghai, China, to Robert B. Drinan, Mare Island, California, 1901 February 13. Folder 121 (MSN/MN 5009-121).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Wisconsin, 1901 February 15. Folder 122 (MSN/MN 5009-122).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 6 pages on 3 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. John T. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Wisconsin, [1901] February 27. Folder 123 (MSN/MN 5009-123).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1901 March 10. Folder 124 (MSN/MN 5009-124).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 5 pages on 1 folded sheet and 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1901 March 28. Folder 125 (MSN/MN 5009-125).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 2 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Francisco, California, to John T. and Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1901 April 15. Folder 126 (MSN/MN 5009-126).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, San Francisco, California, 1901 April 17. Folder 127 (MSN/MN 5009-127).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 8 pages on 2 folded sheets, with envelope and enclosure.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Wisconsin, 1901 April 20. Folder 128 (MSN/MN 5009-128).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 8 pages on 4 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Francisco, California, to Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1901 April 25. Folder 129 (MSN/MN 5009-129).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 6 pages on 3 sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Navy Pay Office, Boston, Massachusetts, to Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1901 May 4. Folder 130 (MSN/MN 5009-130).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TLS, 1 page on 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Wisconsin, 1901 May 6. Folder 131 (MSN/MN 5009-131).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1901 May 7. Folder 132 (MSN/MN 5009-132).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 8 pages on 2 folded sheets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Robert B. Drinan, San Francisco, California, to Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1901 May 13. Folder 133 (MSN/MN 5009-133).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. H.C. Beissert, U.S.S. Philadelphia, to Robert B. Drinan, U.S.S. Wisconsin, 1901 May 15. Folder 134 (MSN/MN 5009-134).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. Joseph Tozer, Washington D.C., to Robert B. Drinan, [Brooklyn], New York, [1901] June 13. Folder 135 (MSN/MN 5009-135).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 2 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Postal card. George Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 June 21. Folder 136 (MSN/MN 5009-136).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    APCS, 1 item.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 June 21. Folder 137 (MSN/MN 5009-137).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 June 21. Folder 138 (MSN/MN 5009-138).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TLS, 2 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Theodore James Ebert, Mare Island, California, to Robert B. Drinan, [Brooklyn], New York, [1901] June 24. Folder 139 (MSN/MN 5009-139).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. "Jack" [John H. King], Glen Island, [New York], to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 June 26. Folder 140 (MSN/MN 5009-140).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 3. Folder 141 (MSN/MN 5009-141).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. John Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to "Dear Brother" [Robert B. Drinan], Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 10. Folder 142 (MSN/MN 5009-142).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 10. Folder 143 (MSN/MN 5009-143).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 2 pages on 2 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. A.W. Scott, Port Angeles, Washington, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 12. Folder 144 (MSN/MN 5009-144).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 15. Folder 145 (MSN/MN 5009-145).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 6 pages on 3 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 15. Folder 146 (MSN/MN 5009-146).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 24. Folder 147 (MSN/MN 5009-147).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALS, 2 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. John Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 25. Folder 148 (MSN/MN 5009-148).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Letter. [May Drinan], Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 26. Folder 149 (MSN/MN 5009-149).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AL, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Letter. Mary Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 July 30. Folder 150 (MSN/MN 5009-150).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Letter. May Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert B. Drinan, Brooklyn, New York, 1901 August 5. Folder 151 (MSN/MN 5009-151).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ALS, 6 pages on 6 sheets, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letter. "Jack" [John H. King], Glen Island, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1901 August 7. Folder 152 (MSN/MN 5009-152).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letter. Joseph Tozer, Washington D.C., to Robert B. Drinan, Providence, Rhode Island, 1901 August 23. Folder 153 (MSN/MN 5009-153).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALS, 3 pages on 1 folded sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Letter. Alfred [P. Brandt], Fort Totten, New York, to Robert B. Drinan, n.p., 1902 [June] 2. Folder 154 (MSN/MN 5009-154).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALS, 4 pages on 1 folded sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Letter. G.R. Canty, Hingham, Massachusetts, to Robert B. Drinan, Turner's Falls, Massachusetts, 1912 December 22. Folder 155 (MSN/MN 5009-155).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TLS, 1 page on 1 sheet, with envelope.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Letter. Melanie Drinan, Canton, Massachusetts, to "Aunt Millie and Uncle Vinnie," n.p., 1973 June 15. Folder 156 (MSN/MN 5009-156).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALS, 2 pages on 1 sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Miscellaneous envelopes, n.d. Folder 157 (MSN/MN 5009-157).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              22 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Unused postcards, n.d. Folder 158 (MSN/MN 5009-158).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Station billets, n.d. Folder 159 (MSN/MN 5009-159).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Business cards, n.d. Folder 160 (MSN/MN 5009-160).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Naval music programs, n.d. Folder 161 (MSN/MN 5009-161).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Miscellaneous ephemera, n.d. Folder 162 (MSN/MN 5009-162).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Miscellaneous Navy-related clippings, n.d. Folder 163 (MSN/MN 5009-163).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert B. Drinan's wooden ditty box, with name plate and binoculars, n.d. (MSN/MN 5009-164).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 items.