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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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Letter appointing Richard H. Leigh member of a board to conduct battery tests of the Arizona
Letter appointing Richard H. Leigh member of a board to conduct battery tests of the Arizona
Document endorsed by Chief of Bureau, R. H. Leigh, and a Navy Captain
Letter from R. H. Leigh to the Secretary of the Navy
Letter from R. H. Leigh to the Secretary of the Navy
Summary: Submission of the name of Lieutenant Commander R. S. Crenshaw, U.S. Navy, believed by R. H. Leigh to be deserving of special commendation
Letter of Commendation to Board
Letter of Commendation to Board
Document endorsed by W. R. Shoemaker

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