Not much here on reading by the sailors of the Great White Fleet but it does add some purple propaganda to the overall picture.
p. 335, on Vatican collections: The whole house is simply one treasure house of art. It is said to contain twenty-two courtyards and eleven thousand rooms, not including the chapels, halls, museums, library , and similar rooms. Its area is that of a pretty large town. The art collection is simply magnificent, representing as it does the works of all ages and the best masters.