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Nunn, Sam



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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Growing Up to Deter Combat in Europe," Sen. Sam Nunn, 1976 Sep 11

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 65
Identifier: MSC-108- Series V
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of twenty-seven boxes of official and personal papers that are divided into eight series that document the admiral's military career and retirement employment. The collection is unrestricted and open to researchers.Series One, Correspondence, contains the admiral's personal letters received, 1935-1988, and professional correspondence, 1955-1957. Correspondents include his brother Charles, family members and friends who wrote to him while he was at the U.S. Naval Academy, 1935-1939, and later assignments. Professional correspondence covers the years 1953-1957 and includes letters sent and received from naval personnel.Series Two, Writings, has the admiral's published and unpublished writings, dating from 1950 to 1985. Published writings appeared in The Navy Magazine and the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings.Series Three houses speeches given during the years 1962 to 1985. Topics vary and include convocation addresses, the Soviet Navy, logistics, and SEATO.Series Four contains published writings by prominent political figures and naval officers, including CDR Thomas Buell, Edward L. Katzenbach, Senator Robert Taft, and ADM Arleigh Burke, 1965-1988. Speeches by naval officers and political figures, 1953-1987, are in Series Five. They include President Richard M. Nixon, Senators Sam Nunn and J.W. Fulbright, and the Secretary of the Navy James H. Webb.Series Six, Subject Files, houses...
Dates: 1976 Sep 11

James B. Stockdale papers

Identifier: MSC-085
Abstract Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale (1923-2005) was a highly decorated naval aviator who spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. He was the fortieth President of the Naval War College and after his retirement from the navy he served as President of The Citadel, Charleston, S.C and was an independent candidate for Vice President of the U.S. in 1992. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, speeches, and writings relating to Stockdale’s naval and academic careers.
Dates: 1965-2005; Majority of material found within 1975-1983