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Pence (Harry) Papers
MSS 0144  
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Description
Papers of Captain Harry Langley Pence, U.S. Naval Academy graduate (1906), career United States Navy officer (1902-1945), and Red Cross administrator (1945-1946). The papers contain correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, memoranda, orders, photographs, reports and Pence's scrapbooks.
Background
Harry Langley Pence was born on September 23, 1882, in Sardina, Ohio. Pence graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1901, attended the Ohio State University (1901-1902) and graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a bachelor of science degree in 1906.
Extent
23.7 Linear feet (41 archive boxes, 3 shoeboxes, 8 flat boxes, 3 map case folders, 8 art bin items, and 1 tube)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection. Materials created prior to 1923 are in the public domain.
Availability
Contents of box 46 are restricted for preservation. Permission to access these items is granted at the descretion of the the Program Director.