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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duty including: his personal letters during active duty, his materials regarding Operation Hollandia, his published and unpublished writings, diaries, citations, photographs, and newspaper clippings.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:
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:
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:
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
Formal title:
International Seapower Symposium records
Extent:
17 linear feet (21 half Bankers’s boxes, 2 archival boxes, 1 small oversize box)
Date range:
1969-
Abstract:
The International Seapower Symposium (ISS) is a biennial meeting held at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), hosted by the Chief of Naval Operations and the President, U.S. Naval War College. This record group consists of correspondence, reports, publications, photographs, audio cassettes, digital media (floppy disks and compact discs, etc), and digital files documenting the organization and proceedings of each symposium.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
RG-22
Formal title:
Manuscript Items
Extent:
38.5 linear feet (36 archival boxes, 7 half archival boxes, 14 oversize boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Date range:
1783-2013 and undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of single manuscripts items from past NWC presidents, faculty, and staff, as well as other other naval officers and military service members from Rhode Island and the surrounding area. These items include correspondence, journals, reports, certificates, commissions, scrapbooks, and other ephemera that relate to the history of the U.S. Naval War College, the history of navies in the Narragansett Bay region, and the history of naval warfare and strategy.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-364
Formal title:
Herbert F. Rosinski papers
Extent:
10 archival boxes
Date range:
1919-1988 (bulk 1940-1962)
Abstract:
The papers of Herbert F. Rosinski, military historian and strategist, consist of personal records, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, lectures, seminars, notes, and outlines. The bulk of the items date from the period between the 1930s and Roskinski's death in 1962, and will be of interest to students of pre and post World War II military affairs, military strategy, and international relations. The collection fully documents Rosinski's personal and public life, both in Europe and America, and was presented to the Naval War College Foundation by Dr. Richard P. Stebbins, a longtime friend and colleague of Rosinski.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-091

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