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Willard M. Sweetser Papers, 1898-2008 (bulk 1921-1956)

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Willard M. Sweetser Papers, 1898-2008 (bulk 1921-1956): Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-2420
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in October 2009



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Sweetser, Willard Merton, 1902-2007
Title: Willard M. Sweetser Papers
Dates: 1898-2008
Bulk Dates: 1921-1956
Size: 3 linear feet (6 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Abstract: Willard M. Sweetser was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1922 and a U.S. Navy officer who served as a member of the Yangtze River Patrol, a Destroyer Squadron Commander, a Naval Science instructor, and as a Naval Attaché. The papers, consisting of correspondence, visiting cards, press clippings, books, photographs, and ephemera, primarily describe Sweetser's duties and experiences as a member of the Yangtze River Patrol, and as a Naval Attaché at the U.S. Embassies in Belgrade and Moscow.
Call number: MS 399
Language(s) of material: EnglishRussianSerbian

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Willard M. Sweetser, Jr. in March 2009. Accession No. 09-03.

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