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William H. Honan collection of research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-133
Content Description

Research source materials used in writing and researching the biography of Hector C. Bywater, Visions of Infamy. The material is arranged by chapter and includes holograph notes, newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports, drafts, articles, photographs, attaché reports, maps, notebooks, monographs and translations. Information can be found on inter-war U.S. and Japanese navies, the British Secret Service and the 1934 London Naval Conference. The remainder of the collection contains correspondence regarding Bywater, the publication of the book, the controversy with Mark Peattie and David Evans, reviews and comments on the book, Honan’s speeches regarding it and books by Hector C. Bywater.

Dates: 1934

Edwin T. Layton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-069

Correspondence, letters received regarding Naval Institute oral history and Naval War College Chair of Intelligence, 1970–1975; Miscellany, including yearbook, Japanese texts, maps and charts, programs, certificates, USN commissions, and photographs, 1924–1984; Research source materials used in writing And I Was There, including published volumes of Japanese War Series, Senshi Sosho, 1967–1975,Pacific Mobile Radio Intelligence Unit Reports, 1942–1945; Books, Japanese monographs, military intelligence pamphlets, magazines, oral histories and maps; Unpublished materials, including various SRH histories, 1942–1947; SRNS, Japanese Naval Radio Intelligence Summaries, 1942–1945; SRN, Translations of Japanese Naval Messages, 1941–1942; SRNM, Japanese Naval Communications, 1942; CINCPAC messages, 1942; Tapes of interviews conducted by authors,1970–1983; Ships logs and action reports, 1941–1942; Translations of Japanese War History, 1942–1944; Notes and notebooks on WWII events and Japanese Intelligence; Photographs and personal letters; Promotion certificate to Rear Admiral; Drafts, Letters, memoranda and book reviews of And I Was There; Pacific Mobile Radio Intelligence Unit Reports, 1942–1945; Miscellaneous lists of diagrams, maps and biographies.

Dates: 1924 - 1986

Edward S. Miller collection of research material relating to War Plan Orange

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-296

Research materials on the US Navy's Navy's pre-World War II plans for war with Japan accumulated by Edward Miller for his award winning book War Plan Orange: The US. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945 published by the Naval Institute Press in 1991 accompanied by his personal papers related to the book's publication.

Dates: 1870 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1945