Editor’s Note: The Naval Institute paid to the Foundation under date of April 13, $1,000 as an initial contribution to the Trust Fund.
The organization meeting of the incorporators of the Naval Historical Foundation was held in the Navy Department, Washington, D. C., on Tuesday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m.
The following incorporators were present: Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight, U. S. Navy (retired), Dr. J. Franklin Jameson, Director of Historical Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Rear Admiral Elliot Snow, (C.C.) U. S. Navy, Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (retired),
Admiral Knight called the meeting to order.
On motion of Captain Knox, duly seconded, Admiral Knight was elected chairman of the meeting.
On motion of Admiral Snow, duly seconded, Captain Knox was elected secretary of the meeting.
The chairman reported that the certificates of incorporation had been duly executed, acknowledged, and recorded.
On motion of Captain Knox, duly seconded, the secretary was directed to spread upon the minutes a copy of the certificate of incorporation as follows: