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

Papers of Rear Admiral
Paulus P. Powell,

Scope and Content Note

This group of documents covers Rear Admiral Paulus P. Powell's naval career and his activities in private business and public foundations after World War II. Diaries, correspondence, miscellaneous publications, and subject files are in the group. Of special note is material relating to Powell's duty with the U.S. Naval Mission to Brazil (1937-1939) and as Chief of Staff to the Commander, Third Amphibious Force (1943-1945). Unofficial access to the collection requires the permission of the Powell's widow.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Paulus P. Powell, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


15 cubic feet

3 July 2003