Dudley Wright Knox Papers circa 1864-1960 (bulk 1921-1946)

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Dudley Wright Knox Papers, circa 1864-1960, (bulk 1921-1946)

Dudley Wright Knox Papers circa 1864-1960 (bulk 1921-1946)

Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

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