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Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers

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This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is a four volume set of personal papers, and a book which Leigh entitled, Whereas, which consists of newspaper clippings, family pictures, programs, doctor bills, and other materials. Many of these documents relate to the history and development of the United States Navy, World War I, and events leading to the conflict with Japan and World War II.

The collection's full finding aid may be viewed here.

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Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Naval Academy, Annapolis Md.
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Naval Academy, Annapolis Md.
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Navy Yard, New York, N.Y.
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Navy Yard, New York, N.Y.
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the U.S. Naval War College, reassigning him to Honolulu
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the U.S. Naval War College, reassigning him to Honolulu
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty in the Bureau of Steam Engineering
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty in the Bureau of Steam Engineering
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty of the U.S.S. Ailenne, Navy Yard
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty of the U.S.S. Ailenne, Navy Yard
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Ailenne
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Ailenne
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Justin
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Justin
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Oregon
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Oregon
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Washington
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Washington
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from the Galveston
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from the Galveston
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from the U.S.S. Chesapeake when placed out of commission
Order from the Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from the U.S.S. Chesapeake when placed out of commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission and congratulating his promotion
Order from the Navy Department enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission and congratulating his promotion
Order from the Navy Department entering Richard H. Leigh into the upper half of list of Rear Admirals
Order from the Navy Department entering Richard H. Leigh into the upper half of list of Rear Admirals
Order from the Navy Department for R. H. Leigh to proceed to Philadelphia and report to Captain J. W. Philip
Order from the Navy Department for R. H. Leigh to proceed to Philadelphia and report to Captain J. W. Philip

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