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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

Intelligence and Technical archives

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-08

The Intelligence and Technical archives are comprised of the records of the Naval War College Classified Library, which in the early years of the twentieth century, was called "The Archives." This record group is composed of three series. Series I is military and technical intelligence; series II, World War Attache reports; and series III, ONI translations of German Naval documents from the period 1933-1945. This record group is a research collection of material retained for permanent reference for Naval War College staff and students in the pursuit of their professional studies.

Dates: 1885-1982; Majority of material found within 1910-1940

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Reports, 1942–1945; Books, Japanese monographs, military intelligence pamphlets, magazines, oral histories and maps; Unpublished materials, including various SRH histories, 1942–1947; SRNS, Japanese Naval Radio Intelligence Summaries, 1942–1945; SRN, Translations of Japanese Naval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

Francis S. Low papers

Identifier: MSC-360

This collection contains manuscripts, books, articles, personal writings and items, and photographs primarily documenting Francis S. Low’s naval career. Low served in the Navy from 1915-1956, retiring at the rank of Admiral. He specialized in submarine warfare, playing an integral role in anti-U-boat tactics during World War II.

Dates: 1915-2000; Majority of material found within 1915-1963

Manuscript Items

Identifier: MSC-364
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1783-2013 and undated

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

Shirley L. Noel papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-330
Content Description

Papers: Letter received, 1945; Graduation Program, 1944; certificate, 1944, Christmas menu, 1944; Newspaper clippings, undated, war Ration Book; Rating Badge; Photographs of Corry Field, Pensacola, FL and WAVES.

Dates: 1944 and 1945

Roger Pineau papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-212
Content Description The collection is divided into ten series. Series One, Biographical Information, contains Pineau’s vita and biographical information, while Series II, Civilian and Naval Papers, has personnel and retirement papers, 1965–1972, as well as his naval orders and fitness reports, 1943–1978.Correspondence, both letters sent and received, is one of the largest components of the collection and it is arranged by last name and topic for the years 1942–1993. Prominent correspondents include Hanson Baldwin, Captain Edward Beach, CDR Masatake Chihaya, James Fahey, Goro Nakano, the U.S. Naval Institute, Jurgen Rohwer, Robert Sherrod, and the Smithsonian Institution. A second segment of correspondence contains letters to and from individuals for whom he performed appraisals.Series Four holds speech notes and speeches that Pineau gave between 1965 and the early 1990s. In addition, there are speeches given by other individuals. Captain Pineau was a prolific writer on military topics, especially World War II. Included in Series Five, Writings, are his articles and book reviews, as well as articles and book reviews of others on military topics. Prominent among these are the works of Robert Sherrod.An oral history interview with Robert D. Ogg in 1983 is in Series Six. Subject files form Series Seven. Topics covered include research materials for And I Was There, ballooning, the Panay incident, Pearl Harbor, Silas Talbot, the Quasi-War with France, and White...
Dates: 1864 - 1999

Neil C. Porter papers

Identifier: MSC-350

This collection consists of papers detailing Captain Neil C. Porter’s (1913-2015) life and career in the U.S. Navy and at the Naval War College. It also includes the diary of Lieutenant Commander Charles H. Ritt (1890-1965), his father-in-law.

Dates: 1919-1986; Majority of material found within ( 1933-1962)

Harold E. Roesler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-248

Correspondence, letters sent and received and greeting cards, 1942-1945. Roesler wrote to his parents and his wife in New Jersey about his daily routine. His wife's letters are full of news of the home front, air raid drills, church and local news and her social activities. His father's letters tell of his activities and are humorous and religious.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

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