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Robert Rowe Thompson Papers, 1907-1991 (bulk 1907-1919)

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Robert Rowe Thompson Papers, 1907-1991 (bulk 1907-1919): 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 January 2001



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Thompson, Robert Rowe, 1889-1968
Title: Robert Rowe Thompson Papers
Dates: 1907-1991
Bulk Dates: 1907-1919
Size: 8 linear inches (2 boxes)
Abstract: Robert Rowe Thompson was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1912 and a U.S. Navy officer who served as a submariner, destroyer commander, and division commander. The papers, consisting primarily of letters from Thompson to his family and a typewritten memoir, focus on Thompson's experiences at R.L. Werntz's Naval Academy Preparatory School and as a submariner during World War I.
Call number: MS 345
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of CAPT H.A. Seymour, Jr., USN (Ret.). in September 1999. Accession Nos. 99-70, 99-73, and 99-83.

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