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O. Kemp Tolley Papers, 1896-2000 (bulk 1924-2000)

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O. Kemp Tolley Papers, 1896-2000 (bulk 1924-2000): 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 July 2005



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Tolley, Kemp, 1908-2000
Title: O. Kemp Tolley Papers
Dates: 1896-2000
Bulk Dates: 1924-2000
Size: 24.5 linear feet (56 manuscript boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Abstract: Kemp Tolley was a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, noted primarily for his service in the Yangtze Patrol, as a naval attaché, and as captain of the Lanikai (Yacht). The bulk of the papers, which span 1924 to 2000, focus on Tolley's Navy service in China, Russia, and Japan, and his subsequent publications which chronicle that service, as well as his involvement with the Yangtze River Patrol Association and South China Patrol Association.
Call number: MS 380
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Vlada Gritzenko Tolley in September 2001. Accession No. 01-33.

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