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Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy James V. Papers  

Dates: 1934-1951

Collection Number: AR/405 (Formerly COLL/626)

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. A more comprehensive collection for these years and for Forrestal's service as Secretary of Defense (1947-1949) are at 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 Aug 13 09:14:18 EDT 2021