Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of correspondence, much of which was duplicated from various other files concerning Admiral Raymond Spruance. It includes Spruance's correspondence with Rear Admiral Carl J. Moore, comments on various histories submitted for his review, materials related to Emmet P. Forrestel's 1966 biography of Spruance, an interview appearing in a 1965 issue of Paris Match, and related documentation. More complete collections dealing with Spruance are at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, and the Hoover Institution at Stanford, California.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Raymond A. Spruance, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.
2 cubic feet