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Great White Fleet Scrapbook, 1908-1945 (bulk 1908-1909)

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Great White Fleet Scrapbook, 1908-1945 (bulk 1908-1909): 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 August 2010



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Richards, Theodore W., 1870-
Title: Great White Fleet Scrapbook
Dates: 1908-1945
Bulk Dates: 1908-1909
Size: 3.5 linear inches (2 boxes, 1 flat file)
Abstract: Theodore W. Richards was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy. Theodore W. Richards' Great White Fleet Scrapbook and its enclosures, span from 1908 until 1909, with several documents from 1916 and 1945. The scrapbook details the itinerary, crew activities, ports of call, and local reactions to the arrival of the United States Atlantic Fleet (commonly known as the Great White Fleet) during its cruise of 1907-1909. The enclosures include journal articles written by Richards on drowning and lighting aboard naval vessels.
Call number: MS 219
Language(s) of material: English

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