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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 to correct Earl B. Scott’s records
Order from the Navy Department to correct Earl B. Scott’s records
Order from the Navy Department to correct James E. Denver’s records
Order from the Navy Department to correct James E. Denver’s records
Order from the Navy Department to correct John F. Tarrant’s records
Order from the Navy Department to correct John F. Tarrant’s records
Order from the Navy Department transmitting an executive order designating Richard H. Leigh as Commander
Order from the Navy Department transmitting an executive order designating Richard H. Leigh as Commander
Order from the Office of Naval Intelligence acknowledging an excellent intelligence report produced by R.H. Leigh
Order from the Office of Naval Intelligence acknowledging an excellent intelligence report produced by R.H. Leigh
Order from the Office of Naval Operations for Experimental Firing on board the U.S.S. Arizona
Order from the Office of Naval Operations for Experimental Firing on board the U.S.S. Arizona
Order from the Rear Admiral for R. H. Leigh to report to Commander J. H. Dayton
Order from the Rear Admiral for R. H. Leigh to report to Commander J. H. Dayton
Order from the Rear Admiral for R. H. Leigh to report to the Collector of Customs
Order from the Rear Admiral for R. H. Leigh to report to the Collector of Customs
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to report for a general court martial
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to report for a general court martial
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the Cleveland
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the Cleveland
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the Electrical Class at the Navy Yard
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the Electrical Class at the Navy Yard
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the U.S. Tug Iwana
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the U.S. Tug Iwana
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the U.S. Tug Pentucket
Order from the Rear Admiral for Richard H. Leigh to take charge of the U.S. Tug Pentucket
Order from the Rear Admiral requesting R. H. Leigh to submit a report
Order from the Rear Admiral requesting R. H. Leigh to submit a report
Order from the United State Pacific Fleet discharging men who enlisted under age
Order from the United State Pacific Fleet discharging men who enlisted under age
Order from the United States Asiatic Fleet for Richard H. Leigh to report for duty as President of Court of Inquiry
Order from the United States Asiatic Fleet for Richard H. Leigh to report for duty as President of Court of Inquiry
Order from the United States Naval Force on Asiatic Station for R. H. Leigh to detach from duty on board the U.S.S. Oregon
Order from the United States Naval Force on Asiatic Station for R. H. Leigh to detach from duty on board the U.S.S. Oregon
Order from the United States Naval Force on Asiatic Station for R. H. Leigh to detach from the U.S.S. Pampanga and report to Manila
Order from the United States Naval Force on Asiatic Station for R. H. Leigh to detach from the U.S.S. Pampanga and report to Manila
Order from the United States Naval Force on Asiatic Station regarding a court of inquiry on board the U.S.S. Newark
Order from the United States Naval Force on Asiatic Station regarding a court of inquiry on board the U.S.S. Newark
Order from the United States Naval Force on the Asiatic Station detaching R.H. Leigh from the U.S.S. Brooklyn, reporting him to the U.S.S. Zafiro
Order from the United States Naval Force on the Asiatic Station detaching R.H. Leigh from the U.S.S. Brooklyn, reporting him to the U.S.S. Zafiro

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