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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers of Admiral of the Navy
George Dewey

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence between Admiral George Dewey, his second wife, and his son. Some family correspondence after Admiral Dewey's death in 1917 is included as well. There are two brief diaries kept by Dewey in 1893 and 1899. The entire collection has been reproduced on microfilm and photocopies. The Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress holds the major collection of Admiral Dewey's papers.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of George Dewey, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


4 cubic feet

3 July 2003