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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 assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Document endorsed by the Supply Office, G. F. Hughes, and F. C. Bowerfind
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Document endorsed by C. F. Hughes and C. S. Freeman
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Document endorsed by J. V. Chase, Frank H. Schofield, and R. H. Leigh
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh change of duty
Document endorsed by R. B. Horner and R. H. Leigh and stamped by the U.S.S. West Virginia to include R. H. Leigh’s paid mileage
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh temporary additional duty
Order from the Navy Department assigning Richard H. Leigh temporary additional duty
Document stamped by Navy Disbursing Office indicating R. H. Leigh’s paid mileage

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