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

Papers of Captain
Glenn F. Howell,

Biographical Note

Captain Glenn F. Howell had an eventful career prior to his retirement in 1932, serving on such stations as Brazil, the Asiatic Fleet, and the Yangtze Patrol. During World War II, he was recalled to active duty to serve as U.S. Naval Attache in Canada. In addition to his naval years, the diaries include coverage of the Captain's activities as a rancher and local politician in the state of Idaho.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of 202 bound volumes containing Captain Glenn F. Howell's personal diary.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Glenn F. Howell, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Naval Force, Asiatic Station.
United States. Navy. Yangtze Patrol.
Henderson (Transport : AP-1)
Military attaches--United States.
United States--Foreign Relations--Canada--1933-1945.
United States. Navy--Officers--Diaries.
United States. Navy--History--Sources.


30 cubic feet

16 December 2002