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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ralph E. Jennings Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1966
    Collection number: 71059
    Creator: Jennings, Ralph E., 1897-1971
    Extent: 5 manuscript boxes, 9 envelopes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (3.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    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
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    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.

    Access Points

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

    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