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Wilson Brown Papers, 1902-1956: 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 2013



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Brown, Wilson, Jr., 1882-1957
Title: Wilson Brown Papers
Dates: 1902-1956
Size: 3.75 linear feet (8 manuscript boxes, 1 flat box, 1 microfilm box)
Abstract: Wilson Brown was an admiral in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1902. The Wilson Brown Papers pertain to Brown's United States Navy career, including his service on destroyers during World War I, as Naval Aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a task force commander in the Pacific in World War II, and as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, war diaries, notebooks, news articles, photographs, maps, and ephemera.
Call number: MS 228
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Wilson Brown in 1958.

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