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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals

  • Title: Ralph E. Jennings Papers
    Date: 1918-1966
    Collection Number: 71059
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 7 manuscript boxes, 9 envelopes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (3.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, personnel records, memoranda, speeches, logbooks, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to U.S. naval operations in World War II, the U.S.S. Yorktown, a historic telecast from the U.S.S. Leyte in August 1947, and the Military Assistance Group to Norway.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Jennings, Ralph E., 1897-1971

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ralph E. Jennings Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1897, June 14 Born, New York City
    1943 Rear Admiral
    1943-44 Commander, U.S.S. Copahee
    1944 Commander, U.S.S. Yorktown
    1946-47, 1949-50 Commander, Fleet Aircraft, Alameda, Calif.
    1947-49 Commander, Carrier Division, Atlantic Fleet
    1950-52 Chief, Military Assistance Advisory Group to Norway
    1952-53 Deputy Commander, Eastern Frontier and Atlantic Fleet
    1953 Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy, Retired

    Scope and Contents note

    Correspondence, personnel records, memoranda, speeches, logbooks, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American naval operations in World War II, the U.S.S. Yorktown, a telecast from the U.S.S. Leyte in August 1947, and the Military Assistance Group to Norway.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1971.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Copahee (Ship)
    Leyte (Ship)
    United States. Military Assistance Advisory Group to Norway.
    United States. Navy--Officers.
    Yorktown (Aircraft carrier, 2d of the name)
    Norway--Military relations--United States.
    Norway.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Military relations--Norway.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945.