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Horace Walker Jones Papers, 1884-1919: Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in December 2009



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Jones, Horace Walker, 1861-1938
Title: Horace Walker Jones Papers
Dates: 1884-1919
Size: 5.5 linear inches (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box)
Abstract: Horace Walker Jones was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1884 and a Naval Engineer, serving in the fleet, at the Washington Navy Yard, and at the Naval Academy as an instructor in steam engineering. Jones' papers pertain to various aspects of his naval career, including his service aboard U.S.S. Concord, his participation in the Battle of Manila Bay, and his extensive involvement in naval ordnance. Included with the papers are three patents for weapons systems components.
Call number: MS 300
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Horace W. Jones, III on August 12, 1981.

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