George Dewey Papers 1805-1949 (bulk 1885-1931)

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George Dewey Papers, 1805-1949, (bulk 1885-1931)

George Dewey Papers 1805-1949 (bulk 1885-1931)

Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.

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