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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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U.S. Naval Message from Farenholt 1418 to Richard H. Leigh
U.S. Naval Message from Farenholt 1418 to Richard H. Leigh
Message of congratulations for R. H. Leigh’s promotion
U.S.S. Tennessee – detail of destroyer and suitable tender for standardization trials.
U.S.S. Tennessee – detail of destroyer and suitable tender for standardization trials.
Sent to Commander in Chief of Atlantic Fleet, Commandant of First Naval District, and Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Tennessee
Whereas
Whereas
Summary: Early history of the United States Navy. Typed, 124 pages, 49 pictures.
Whereas
Whereas
Summary: Early history of United States Navy (submarine chasers, listening devices, etc.) by Rear-Admiral Leigh. Capture of Durazzo.
Whereas
Whereas
Summary: Early history of United States Navy (submarine chasers, listening devices, etc.) by Rear-Admiral Leigh. Capture of Durazzo.
Whereas
Whereas
Summary: Early history of the United States Navy by Rear-Admiral Leigh. 4 holograph letters, 15 typed letters, 69 pictures, and 3 newspaper clippings.

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