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Formal title:
Bern Anderson papers
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1920-1960 (bulk 1944-2000)
Abstract:
The Anderson papers consist of career papers, correspondence, subject files, writings, and other miscellaneous items related to the military career of Bern Anderson. The majority of the materials in this collection are from the career series and the correspondence series. These materials reflect many angles of his active United States Naval duty including: his personal letters during active duty, his materials regarding Operation Hollandia, his published and unpublished writings, diaries, citations, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-088
Formal title:
Bernard M. Baruch, Jr. papers
Extent:
9 boxes
Date range:
1937-1962
Abstract:
These papers span the years 1937-1962 and in large part they focus on Bernard M. Baruch Jr.'s service in the Naval Reserve from 1937. The collection is divided into 5 series. Of special interest to researchers are the programs he developed and the publications he wrote on naval intelligence and enemy sightings. Other topics of interest include slides and photographs of World War II, Nazi surface ships and submarines, photographs and documents pertaining to Japanese Air Balloon Bombers, and his correspondence with Laurent H. L. Brackx who was accused of espionage. Series V includes some materials pertaining to Bernard M. Baruch Sr.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-146
Formal title:
Richard W. Bates papers
Extent:
20 boxes
Date range:
1915-1973
Abstract:
The personal papers of Rear Admiral Richard W. Bates (1892-1973) cover the years 1915-1973. He was a commanding officer on many ships in the Navy. His collection consists of correspondence, subject files, writings, speeches, and miscellaneous items. The papers are arranged in four series based on an established file system. They mainly encompass Bates career as a Naval Officer, family, and social life in Newport, as well as other aspects of his career including published and unpublished writings, notes, photographs, slide presentations, and reports.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-028
Formal title:
William M. Carpenter papers
Extent:
2.29 linear feet
Date range:
1934-2005 (bulk 1934-1964)
Abstract:
Captain William Milner Carpenter (1916-2006) was a World War II Pacific theater veteran with 26 years of active service in the United States Navy. After his retirement he spent 30 years working and consulting for SRI International. This collection include books, correspondence, photographs, and writings relating to both his naval and civilian careers.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-346
Formal title:
Richard G. Colbert papers
Extent:
25 archival boxes
Date range:
1932-1973 (bulk 1954-1973)
Abstract:
The Colbert papers are comprised of Correspondence, Subject Files, Speeches, Miscellany, Classified Official Correspondence, and Classified Subject Files related to the military career of Richard G. Colbert. A majority of the collection were from Personal correspondence dated 1954-1973. These materials reflect his career in the United States Navy and his personal life surrounding his career. Restricted and classified items are included and access is permitted only to those with appropriate clearances.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-030
Formal title:
Early records of the U.S. Naval War College
Extent:
2.09 linear feet
Date range:
1883-1919 1895-1911
Abstract:
Correspondence, memoranda, lists, contracts, inventories, military and naval orders, and plans regarding the early administration and curriculum of the Naval War College, new building construction, and items relating to the establishment of a naval coaling station in Narraganset Bay. Also included are journals and letterpress copybooks kept by past NWC presidents Charles Stockton and French Chadwick.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
RG-01
Formal title:
Andrew E. Gibson papers
Extent:
8 Linear Feet (19 archival boxes)
Date range:
1890-2000 (bulk 1944-2000)
Abstract:
These papers document and focus on Andrew E. Gibson's career as a government official, corporate executive, and professor at the Naval War College. The collection consists of many elements including but not limited to: correspondence, writings, speeches, deck files, books, proposals, critiques, legislation testimony and charts.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-242
Formal title:
John B. Hattendorf collection of John L. McCrea papers
Extent:
.25 Linear Feet (1 half archival box, 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1918, 1942-1953
Abstract:
Vice Admiral John Livingstone McCrea (1891-1990) served in the Navy from 1915 until his retirement in 1953. These papers include correspondence and photographs relating to his professional career and personal interests.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-356
Formal title:
Anne Sims Hopkins collection of Sims family papers
Extent:
4 linear feet
Date range:
1844-1954 (bulk) 1905-1920
Abstract:
This collection consists of letters, photographs, invitations, a wedding gift registry, and other papers relating to the Sims family, particularly Admiral William S. Sims and his wife, Anne Hitchcock Sims. The papers detail the Sims family’s personal life and relationship as well as Admiral Sims’s career in the Navy.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-352
Formal title:
Ingraham family papers
Extent:
.75 linear feet (1 archival box)
Date range:
1830-1864, circa 1935-1954
Abstract:
The Ingraham family first immigrated to the United States in the seventeenth century from Great Britain, with many settling in South Carolina where they became a seafaring family with strong connections to both the U.S. Navy and the Navy of the Confederate States. This collection includes ships’ logs and reminiscences maintained by members of the Ingraham family while on board serving in either the U.S. Navy of the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-353

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