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Center for Naval Warfare Studies records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-37

Scope and Contents

Records of the Director, CNWS, including correspondence files regarding administrative matters, 1971–1995; Records of the Director, CAR/ARP, including correspondence files, 1976–1979; Minutes of meetings of Center for Advanced Research, 1972–1979; Advanced Research Program student applications and research proposals, 1973–1980; Advanced Research Program non-college applications and research proposals, 1973–1980; CAR/ARP unclassified student research papers, 1972–2000; CAR/ARP classified student research papers, 1972–2000; Strategic Studies Group, classified and unclassified papers and reports, 1991–1996; CNWS Command Histories, 1993–1994; Decision Support Group, applications and evaluations, 1995; Strategy and Campaign Department, Conference materials and RUKUS War Game, 1991–1995, War Gaming Videocassettes, 1994, and photographs.


  • 1971 - 2010


Conditions Governing Access

Access is open to all researchers, unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Material in this collection is in the public domain, unless otherwise noted.


78.4 Linear Feet

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This record group consists of 15 subgroups.

Subgroup I: Records of the Director, CNWS Subgroup II: Records of the Director, CAR Subgroup III: CAR Meetings Subgroup IV: CAR and ARP Proposals Series IV-I: Student Applications Series IV-II: Non-College Applications Subgroup V: CAR Special Studies Subgroup VI: CAR and ARP Papers Subgroup VII: CAR and ARP Papers, Classified Subgroup VIII: Global War Game Archives Subgroup IX: Strategic Studies Group (Classified and Unclassified) Subgroup X: CNWS Command Histories Subgroup XI: Decision Support Group Subgroup XII: Strategy and Campaign Department/Strategic Research Department Subgroup XIII: Occasional papers Subgroup XIV: Maritime History Department Subgroup XV: Miscellaneous papers

Inventories are currently only available Sub-groups 1-6 and then 13-15. The remaining sub-groups are assumed to be Classified.

Please note classified material is not available via this site. Please contact the Naval Historical Collection to inquire about access to classified historical records.

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Repository Details

Part of the Naval War College Archives Repository

US Naval War College
686 Cushing Rd
Newport RI 02841 US