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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.
|Size||0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 6 items)|
|Abstract||Archibald Henderson Scales (1868-1925) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. The collection is scrapbooks containing correspondence, pictures, and clippings documenting the career of Archibald Scales as a United States Naval Academy cadet, officer on active service, commander of the Great Lakes Training Station during World War I, and superintendent of the Naval Academy, 1919-1921.|
|Creator||Scales, Archibald Henderson, 1868-1952.|
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Archibald Henderson Scales (1868-1952) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. Scales was the son of Junius Irving Scales and Euphemie H. Henderson Scales. He entered the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., in 1883. His wife was Harriet Pierce Graham Scales.Back to Top
The collection is scrapbooks containing correspondence, official orders, pictures, and clippings documenting the career of Archibald Scales as a United States Naval Academy cadet, officer on active service, commander of the Great Lakes Training Station during World War I, and superintendent of the Naval Academy, 1919-1921. Items reflect Scales's involvement with the U.S.S. Missouri, 1907-1909; U.S.S. Prairie; U.S.S. Delaware, 1916-1918; U.S.S. Arkansas flagship, 1921-1923; and visits of various foreign dignitaries and diplomats including King George V of England and the Prince of Wales, the royal family and Cardinal Desire Mercier of Belgium, the king of Denmark, and British Admiral David Beatty, among others.Back to Top
See Oversize Volume SV-651/1
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See Oversize Paper Folders OPF-651/1B and X-OPF-651/1A
|Oversize Paper Folder OPF-651/1b|
|Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-651/1a|
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2010
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top