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Kemble, Lieutenant John H. Papers 


Dates: 1942-1945

Collection Number: COLL/690

Finding aid (Word)

Biographical Note

Lieutenant John H. Kemble worked in the Office of Naval Records and Library during World War II.


Scope and Content Note

The first folder in the collection contains correspondence with members of the staff on assignment in other offices. The second folder deals mainly with candidates for Navy Reserve commissions working for OP-29. Much of this collection contains personal experiences and perceptions, and provides an interesting perspective on life as a historian during World War II.

For further information see also the Papers of Richard Leopold.


Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of John H. Kemble, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, DC.


Subject Headings (LCSH)

World War, 1939-1945--United States--Libraries.
United States. Office of Naval Records and Library.
United States. Navy Dept. Library--History--Sources.
Naval Historical Center (U.S.)--History--Sources.
Libraries--United States--History--20th century--Sources.
Archives--United States--History--Sources.
United States. Navy--Officers--Correspondence.



0.25 cubic feet


Published: Fri Aug 13 10:31:25 EDT 2021