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

Papers of Admiral
Harry E. Yarnell,

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of diaries, journals, correspondence, subject files, press clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, and personal orders covering all aspects of Admiral Harry Yarnell's career, including his command of the Asiatic Fleet from 1936 to 1939.

One section of these papers documents the activities in the period 1889-1909 of Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, Yarnell's father-in-law.

The Library of Congress also holds a collection of Admiral Yarnell's personal papers.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Harry E. Yarnell, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


10 cubic feet

11 July 2003