Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of diaries, journals, correspondence, subject files, press clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, and personal orders covering all aspects of Admiral Harry Yarnell's career, including his command of the Asiatic Fleet from 1936 to 1939.
One section of these papers documents the activities in the period 1889-1909 of Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, Yarnell's father-in-law.
The Library of Congress also holds a collection of Admiral Yarnell's personal papers.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Harry E. Yarnell, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.
For associated photographic materials, please visit the photo archive donated collections related to Harry E. Yarnell