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Whiting (Charles Jonathan) papers
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Description
Orders, reports, correspondence, photographs, and motion picture film, relating to the sinking of the American gunboat Panay in China, 1937; to other activities of the United States Navy in China, 1937-1940; and to American naval operations in the Atlantic and Mediterranean during World War II.
Background
Rear admiral, United States Navy; judge advocate, court of inquiry investigating the Panay incident, 1937.
Extent
8 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 15 motion picture film reels, 2 oversize folders, memorabilia (4.0 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
Memorabilia may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.