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Joseph G. Brennan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-134
Content Description

Correspondence, letters received from Thoman Mann, 1948, and Graham Greene, 1961, 1982; Letters received from academicians and litterateurs, 1942–1997; Letters from Naval War College students regarding Foundation of Moral Obligations course, 1981–1991; Syllabus and lectures for Naval War College elective “Philosophy in American Values;” Cassette tapes of lectures for Naval War College elective “Foundations of Moral Obligations”; Notes for NWC electives courses; Published and unpublished articles, 1930–1995; Book review, 1924; Scripts for special events lectures at the Naval War College; Notes on Greek philosophy, 1975, with commentary; Lectures and notes for Barnard College and Harvard University; Bibliography and vita; Excerpts from writings of philosophers and authors; Books by and about Thomas Mann and manuscript material loaned to Boston College Burns Library for exhibit on Mann; Congratulatory letters on the occasion of his retirement and a collection of poems by Constantine Cavafy; Speeches and letters of VADM James B. Stockdale, 1993–1998.

Dates: 1924 - 1998

James B. Stockdale papers

Identifier: MSC-085

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