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Papers of Secretary of the Navy
James V. Forrestal


Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

These are fragmentary files, largely consisting of speeches and press conferences while Forrestal served as Under Secretary and Secretary of the Navy. More basic collections for these years and for Forrestal's service as Secretary of Defense (1947-1949) are at the National Archives and Princeton University.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of James V. Forrestal, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.
United States. Navy Dept.


2 cubic feet


Published: Fri May 05 15:50:00 EDT 2017