Finding aid (Word)
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains the personal memoirs of Rear Admiral Kemp Tolley regarding his command of USS Lanikai during 1941-1942. Later in 1942, RADM Tolley was assigned to the U.S. Mission in Moscow as Assistant Naval Attaché, which is reflected in his correspondence during 1942-1943. Also included is the daily diary of A. W. Ashbrook, Commander of USS Mindanao on the South China Patrol and his successor, Commander G. C. Logan, during the 23 April-18 June 1929 period. Other items include a monograph (April 1965), several fragmentary letters, and a brief paper called "Origins of Spanish Gunboat Names."
This collection should be cited as Papers of Kemp Tolley, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.
For associated photographic materials, please visit the photo archive donated collections related to Kemp Tolley, UA 455.13, UA 459.06, UA 460.27, UA 459.08, and UA 428.30