Naval Research Laboratory
Ruth H. Hooker Research Library
4500 Overlook Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20375
The Ruth H. Hooker Research Library maintains a small but important collection of published and manuscript works related to the history of the Laboratory from its founding in 1923 to the present. In addition, the Library holds copies of many papers and documents written by Naval Research Laboratory scientists in either paper or digital format. The NRL Historian has a small collection of historical materials including historical documentation and reference materials from the Laboratory's founding to the present. Archival records of the institution to 1942 are in Record Group 19 at the National Archives and Records Administration, and after 1942 at the Washington National Records Center in Record Group 181. Prior arrangements should be made with the NRL Library for access to materials in its custody or with the NRL Archivist for materials at the Records Center.
1 April 2002