Naval History and Heritage Command

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Papers of Admiral of the Navy
George Dewey


Finding aid (Word)

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 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, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.


4 cubic feet


Published: Thu May 30 14:58:13 EDT 2019