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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 for the U.S.S. Tennessee written in shorthand
Order for the U.S.S. Tennessee written in shorthand
Order from E. W. Eberle appointing R. H. Leigh as member of Board on casualties – machinery
Order from E. W. Eberle appointing R. H. Leigh as member of Board on casualties – machinery
Order from Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh temporary additional duty
Order from Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh temporary additional duty
Order from Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh to temporary duty in Boston, Mass.
Order from Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh to temporary duty in Boston, Mass.
Order from Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh to temporary duty in Boston, Mass., in addition to present duties
Order from Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh to temporary duty in Boston, Mass., in addition to present duties
Order from Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from the Bureau of Steam Engineering in order to command Submarine Chaser Squadrons
Order from Navy Department detaching Richard H. Leigh from the Bureau of Steam Engineering in order to command Submarine Chaser Squadrons
Order from R. E. Coontz detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty assigned of the U.S.S. Seattle
Order from R. E. Coontz detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty assigned of the U.S.S. Seattle
Order from U.S. Navy Commander for R. H. Leigh to send a report of duties and orders
Order from U.S. Navy Commander for R. H. Leigh to send a report of duties and orders
Order from W. C. Cowles for the Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Galveston
Order from W. C. Cowles for the Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Galveston
Order from the Bureau of Navigation appointing R. H. Leigh an Ensign of the Navy
Order from the Bureau of Navigation appointing R. H. Leigh an Ensign of the Navy
Order from the Bureau of Navigation appointing Richard H. Leigh a Lieutenant in the Navy
Order from the Bureau of Navigation appointing Richard H. Leigh a Lieutenant in the Navy
Order from the Bureau of Navigation assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Order from the Bureau of Navigation assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Order from the Bureau of Navigation assigning Richard H. Leigh temporary duty of the wreck of the Maine
Order from the Bureau of Navigation assigning Richard H. Leigh temporary duty of the wreck of the Maine
Order from the Bureau of Navigation denying Richard H. Leigh’s request to be assigned duty at the New York Nautical School
Order from the Bureau of Navigation denying Richard H. Leigh’s request to be assigned duty at the New York Nautical School
Order from the Bureau of Navigation denying Richard H. Leigh’s request to detach from the Naval Academy
Order from the Bureau of Navigation denying Richard H. Leigh’s request to detach from the Naval Academy
Order from the Bureau of Navigation detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
Order from the Bureau of Navigation detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
Order from the Bureau of Navigation detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Des Moines
Order from the Bureau of Navigation detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Des Moines
Order from the Bureau of Navigation detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Minneapolis when placed out of commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Minneapolis when placed out of commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission

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