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The library of bound volumes of transcripts are available for research, purchase or review at Beach Hall in the U.S. Naval Institute's Reference Library. Memoirs in the collection have been indexed by subject so that researchers may obtain individual pages of transcripts dealing with their specific topic.


To Purchase Oral History Transcripts:

Oral History transcripts are available as a print-on-demand program in the following formats:

Bound volume, hardcover:  $40

Bound volume, paperback (if available):  $25

DVD (transcript):  $45 

Individual pages: $1.00 per page

Oral History program cumulative index by subject:  $45 (Data CD, pdf file only)

Orders can be made by contacting Janis Jorgensen at the U.S. Naval Institute's Heritage Group:

Email:  [email protected]

Telephone:  410-295-1022


The U.S. Naval Institute oral histories are funded by gift income. Tax-deductible contributions to underwrite a specific history or for general program support are gratefully accepted. Gifts by credit card are accepted at our website, and by charge or check can be sent to:

U.S. Naval Institute Foundation
Oral History Program
291 Wood Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5034

Phone: 1-800-233-8764
Fax: 410-269-7940
Email: [email protected]

For more information, contact Janis Jorgensen at 410-295-1022.


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