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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

Norma G. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-175
Content Description

Photograph album of VJ Day Parade in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 3, 1945 and other photographs of Hawaii; Two photographs of nurses and patients at Newport Naval Hospital, 1945; Imprints of Base Eight Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii, second Anniversary Edition, 1945, and Aloha booklet for those who served in Hawaii, 1941–1945; Resume of service in Navy Nurse Corps, 1944–1946.

Dates: 1944-1945 and undated

Frank M. Snyder papers

Identifier: MSC-137

Frank M. Snyder (1926-2017 ) is a career naval officer who worked as a Professor and Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval War College. His papers include articles, research materials, speeches and lectures, audio and video cassette tapes, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Snyder’s naval and professional academic career.

Dates: 1941-2010; Majority of material found within 1969-1994

Raymond A. Spruance papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-012
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Raymond A. Spruance, was donated to the Naval War College by Mrs. Spruance in 1970, only a year after the admiral's death. The collection contains eleven boxes of manuscript materials, along with memorabilia, including uniform items, medals, and Japanese Samurai swords. The papers focus, in the main, on the admiral's distinguished naval career, aspects of his ambassadorial appoinbnent, and his retirement years.Series I, Correspondence, consists of letters relating to his position as Commander of the Central Pacific Force, 1943-1944; the Battle of Midway, 1943; official orders and copies of messages sent relating to duty assignments, 1906-1950; and letters received and drafts of letters sent regarding naval matters. Other correspondence focuses on the Naval History Division Spruance biography by V ADM Emmet P. Forrestel. Spruance was not a particularly loquacious person and was reluctant to commit his thoughts to paper, hence the correspondence series is limited in both scope and quantity.Writings and speeches comprise Series II and Series III. Speeches consist of holograph drafts and typescripts given when Spruance was Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet, President of the Naval War College, and in a retired status. His Naval War College thesis on Command, Naval War College lecture on Naval Tactics, notes made by Spruance for a book by E.B. Potter and the typescript of a 1965 Paris Match interview complete the writings...
Dates: 1898-1969 and undated

Thaddeus V. Tuleja research materials on ADM H. Kent Hewitt

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-297
Content Description

Thermo fax copies of action reports for Operation Torch 1942, Operation Husky, 1943, Operation Avalanche, 1943, Operation Dragoon/Anvil, 1944; Draft typed manuscript of the Life of H. Kent Hewitt by John Clagett; Draft typed manuscript of the autobiography of H. Kent Hewitt; Subject files on H. Kent Hewitt; USS Juneau (LPD-10), ship's history and command histories, 1976-1988; ship's history USS Lexington; two copies of Stephen Roskill's The War at Sea. Vol. III

Scope and Contents

Subject files treating ADM H. Kent Hewitt, 1936 -1997. The collection includes John Clagett's typescript biography of Hewitt and Hewitt's own memoirs as well as action reports for Operation Torch, Avalanche, Husky, Brassard, and USS Catoctin, 1942-1945; letters sent and received by Hewitt and Tuleja, reminiscences by officers who served with him, biographical information, administrative history of the Eighth Fleet, Hewitt's Naval War College lectures, Bibliography, WWII photographs, history of the ships named Lexington and Command Histories of USS Juneau (LPD 10).

Dates: 1936 - 1997

U.S. Naval Base (Newport, R.I.) records

Identifier: MSC-036
Scope and Contents

Records: Historical Subject Files including correspondence, memoranda, chronologies and reports pertaining to administrative matters, base activities and command facilities, 1942–1969; Presidential visits of Eisenhower and Kennedy, 1957–1958, 1960–1961; History and transfer of Fort Adams, 1951–1960; Planning and construction of Narragansett Bay Bridge, 1944–1966; Use of Prudence Island 1913–1917; Consolidation of the office of Industrial Relations, 1950–1963; Housing Plans, 1967–1968; German Submarine survivor burial, 1959–1966; Effects of Hurricane Donna,, 1954–1960; War Diaries, 1942–1946; Miscellany, including Serial Number Books, Manuals, Operational order and Instruction Books, guest books and plaques. Newport, RI, 1913–1969.

Dates: 1913 - 1969

U.S. Naval Station (Newport, R.I.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-039
Content Description

Correspondence and subject files pertaining to administration, organization, mission, functions and buildings of the Naval Training Station and Naval Station, 1885–1974; Historical subject files of Coasters Harbor Island, Fort Adams, USS Constitution, USS Constellation, visits of Presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Nixon, 150th Anniversary of landing of General Rochambeau, 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island, hurricanes, fires, Public Works Department, Tercentenary of city of Newport, Naval Air Station, Naval Torpedo Station, Naval Operating Base, and Goat Island, 1885–1974; Command Histories, 1958–1974; War Diaries, 1941–1943; Publications including Our Naval Apprentice, Newport Recruit and Newport Navalog; Photographs and photograph albums of the Naval Base, Naval Station, recruit training and special events, 1890–1963; Picture book, log book, leave books, and organization and regulation books, 1885–1974.

Dates: 1885-1980 and undated

George A. Van Horn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-322
Content Description

Papers: Naval papers, 1944-1946; Correspondence, letters sent mainly to his parents during World War II, 1943-1946; News Clippings, 1945-1967, Navigational Reports, 1945-1946; Typed accounts and notes on the Philippines; Miscellany, including obituary, 1998; Booklet on Guam, Guide to the Pacific, Program, 1946, maps of the Pacific Ocean Area, 1936-1952; Photographs of Hawaii, Guam, the Philippine Islands and Truk, 1945-1946; and a scrapbook of letters and photographs of USS LCI (G) 398, crew members, scenes of the Philippines and Van Horn, 1945-1946. Folio maps of the Pacific Theater of War, 1936-1952 and Newspapers, 1946-1967.

Scope and Contents

Naval Papers, Correspondence and photographs, chiefly 1945-1946. The bulk of the Collection deals with his service during World War II in the Pacific Theater, including a Diary, report, notes and typed accounts of his time in the Philippines, including a navigational Survey, maps and news clippings, and a scrapbook with letters sent and photographs.

Dates: 1936 - 1988

World War II Battle Evaluation Group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-23

Administrative records; collected documents, chiefly copies, relating to the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 1944; and miscellaneous materials relating to Battle Evaluation Group Studies produced on battles of Savo Island, Midway, and Coral Sea.

Dates: 1946-1956

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Pineau, Roger, 1916-1993 3
United States Naval Academy 3
Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973 2
Buell, Thomas B. 2
Forrestel, Emmet Peter, 1898- 2
Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent), 1887-1972 2
Howland, Llewellyn, III 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 2
King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956 2
Little, Brown and Company 2
Moore, Charles J. 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Spruance, Raymond Ames, 1886-1969 2
Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
Albion, Robert Greenhalgh, 1896-1983 1
Almgren, Neal, 1915-1984 1
Anderson, Bern, 1900-1963 1
Andrea Doria (Steamship) 1
Barber, Charles F., 1917-2012 1
Bennington (Aircraft carrier) 1
Bieri, Bernhard H. (Bernhard Henry), 1889-1971 1
Bogart, Gerald S., 1914- 1
Bogart, Margaret Spruance, 1919-1996 1
Braun, Boynton L. 1
Braun, Mary 1
Brett, Kenneth M. 1
Buell, Marilyn 1
Bull, Cornelius H. 1
Burgess, W. Starling (William Starling), 1878-1947 1
Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Bywater, Hector C. (Hector Charles), 1884-1940 1
Cannon, Robert M. (Robert Mylchrist), 1901-1976 1
Carpenter, William Milner 1
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 1
Constellation (Ship) 1
Dietrich, Neil K. (Neil Kittrell), 1901-1982 1
Eccles, Henry E. (Henry Effingham), 1898-1986 1
Fahy, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1910-1989 1
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 1
Ginna, Robert Emmett 1
Grubaugh, Evelyn M. Powell 1
Harvard University 1
Honan, William H. (William Holmes) 1
Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946 1
Hughes (DD-410) 1
Keyes, C. M. (Charles M.) 1
King family 1
King, Ernest J., Jr., 1922-1990 1
Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960 1
Lacy, William Sterling Byrd, 1910-1978 1
Lansdale, Edward Geary, 1908-1987 1
Layton, Edwin T., 1903-1984 1
LeBourgeois, Julien J. 1
Liberty (Ship) 1
Lovett, Ralph B., 1890-1977 1
Low family 1
Low, Francis S. (Francis Stuart), 1894-1964 1
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 1
Mare Island Naval Shipyard 1
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 1
Matter, Elizabeth, 1915-1989 1
McCann, Allan R. (Allan Rockwell), 1896-1978 1
Miller, Edward S. 1
Milner, Verna, fl. 1935 1
Moreno, John A., 1908- 1
Naval Underwater Systems Center (U.S.). New London Laboratory 1
Naval War College (U.S.). Foundation 1
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Noel, Shirley L., 1922-2017 1
Orem, Howard E. 1
Pihl, Charlotte E., 1899-1979 1
Pihl, Paul E., 1898-1991 1
Porter, Neil C. (Neil Claiborne), 1913-2015 1
Potter, E. B. (Elmer Belmont), 1908- 1
Princeton (Aircraft carrier) 1
Raleigh (LPD-1) 1
Ramsey, Donald J., 1903-1968 1
Rice, Robert Henry, 1903-1994 1
Ritt, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1890-1965 1
Robbins, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinckley), 1900-1972 1
Rochefort, Joe, 1900-1976 1
Roesler, Harold E. 1
Russell, George L., 1929- 1
Smedberg, William R. (William Renwick), 1902-1994 1
Smith, Norma G. 1
Snyder, Frank M. 1
Sproul, Arthur 1
Spruance family 1
Spruance, Margaret, 1888-1985 1
Swallow (Ship) 1
Talbot, Silas, 1751-1813 1
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