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William M. Carpenter papers

Identifier: MSC-346

Captain William Milner Carpenter (1916-2006) was a World War II Pacific theater veteran with 26 years of active service in the United States Navy. After his retirement he spent 30 years working and consulting for SRI International. This collection include books, correspondence, photographs, and writings relating to both his naval and civilian careers.

Dates: 1934-2005; Majority of material found within 1934-1964

Dorothy I. Council papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-307
Content Description

Papers: Letters, notices, naval orders, vouchers, and press releases, 1942-1974; certificates and copies of promotion to ensign and captain, 1942, 1967; Photographs of change of command, Recruit Training Center, USNTC, Bainbridge, MD. 1964 and presentation of Legion of Merit, 1973; Newspaper, USNTC, Bainbridge, MD., July 16, 1964.

Dates: 1942 - 1973

Great White Fleet postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-325
Scope and Contents

Twenty-six photographic postcards of life in Lima, Peru, Panama, and Cuba as well as American naval views. A.L. Bauer was the photographer, ca., 1907-1908.

Dates: circa 1907-1908

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

Stephen McCarthy papers

Identifier: MSC-064

Lieutenant Stephen McCarthy (1859-1938) served in the U.S. Navy from 1887 until his retirement in 1923. He retired in Newport, Rhode Island. His papers include naval commissions from various promotions in the U.S. Navy.

Dates: 1889-1920

Wilma S. Miles papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-026
Content Description The Wilma J. Miles papers were presented to the Naval War College in two separate lots: the first accession, mainly correspondence, writings, tourist literature, and photographs, was given by Mrs. Miles in 1974, and the second lot, correspondence and tourist literature relating to South America, in 1977. Both accessions were presented through the Naval War College Foundation.The papers focus on Wilma Miles’s life and travels as a Navy wife for over a quarter of a century, with emphasis on the period from 1925 to 1955. They include materials relating to her life as a young bride in China from 1925 to 1927 during the era of the warlords and growing Chinese nationalism, and a return three-year stay there from 1936 to 1939, just prior to the outbreak of World War II. Another large segment of the papers focuses on her travels throughout South America when her husband served as Commandant of the Fifteenth Naval District, Balboa, Canal Zone, from 1954 to 1956.The collection contains fifteen boxes, a file cabinet of photographs, and numerous photograph albums and books. It measures thirty-nine linear feet and is divided into six series: correspondence, writings, subject files, miscellany, photographs, and books.Series I, personal correspondence, consists of letters to Wilma Miles from her fiancé, Milton Miles, and his letters to her mother, Mrs. Charles Jerman, containing news of China and his experiences as an officer in the Asiatic Fleet from...
Dates: 1922 - 1999

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

William L. Ostroskie letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-368

The collection consists primarily of letters sent and received by William L. Ostroskie (1922-1943) during his time in the US Navy serving in the United States and in Europe.

Dates: 1942 Oct 22-1943 Aug 9, undated

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)

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

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