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Academic planning calendars

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-10
Scope and Contents

Outline of NWC course of study for Colleges of Naval Warfare, College of Naval Command and Staff, Naval Command College and Naval Staff College.

Dates: 1903 - 1948

Administrative Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02
Dates: 1902-1947

Richard W. Bates papers

Identifier: MSC-028

The personal papers of Rear Admiral Richard W. Bates (1892-1973) cover the years 1915-1973. He was a commanding officer on many ships in the Navy. His collection consists of correspondence, subject files, writings, speeches, and miscellaneous items. The papers are arranged in four series based on an established file system. They mainly encompass Bates career as a Naval Officer, family, and social life in Newport, as well as other aspects of his career including published and unpublished writings, notes, photographs, slide presentations, and reports.

Dates: 1915-1973

Collection of Stephen B. Luce and Alfred T. Mahan letters

 Collection — Box: Temporary Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSC-379

This collection includes five letters from Stephen B. Luce, founder of the U.S. Naval War College, and one letter from Alfred T. Mahan, esteemed naval officer and historian.

Dates: 1862-1863, 1894

College of Distance Education records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-05
Scope and Contents

Serial file and course completion correspondence, student academic history files, selected readings, books, and syllabi.

Dates: 1911-1983

Early records of the U.S. Naval War College

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01

Correspondence, memoranda, lists, contracts, inventories, military and naval orders, and plans regarding the early administration and curriculum of the Naval War College, new building construction, and items relating to the establishment of a naval coaling station in Narraganset Bay. Also included are journals and letterpress copybooks kept by past NWC presidents Charles Stockton and French Chadwick.

Dates: 1883-1919; Majority of material found within 1895-1911

Henry E. Eccles papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-052
Content Description The papers, in the main, cover the period 1898-1987 and fully document his naval career and his retirement years. They are divided into six series. Series I, family papers, consists of genealogical materials taken from Morgan City, Louisiana Archives on the Brashear and Lawrence families, a history of Morgan City, LA, and correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding the restoration of the Lawrence family cemetery in Bayside, Long Island. Correspondence, speeches and writings of various family members are found here too, as well as biographical and autobiographical materials on Admiral Eccles.Correspondence, Series II, is divided into five subseries; Naval orders and career correspondence, personal correspondence, official correspondence, letters of condolence to Mrs. Eccles on the death of Admiral Eccles, and miscellaneous correspondence of others that was found in his papers.Eccles' correspondence reveals aspects of his naval career, his many professional and intellectual interests and associations, and his study of military logistics. Major segments focus on his official naval orders and assignments, including his entrance into the U.S. Academy; his command of the USS JOHN D. EDWARDS; his assignment with CINCNELM; and his Naval War College and George Washington University associations. Other areas include the administration of the Advanced Base Section, Service Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, 1944-1945 (this material is especially...
Dates: 1898 - 1986

Faculty and staff presentations

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14

Presentations given by Naval War College faculty and staff.

Dates: 1886-1970, 2003-2007

Manley O. Hudson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-014
Content Description

The Manley O. Hudson Papers document the professional activities and interests of a prominent international lawyer during the last ten years of his career. The papers include background materials on several important legal cases with which he was involved as a consultant. They also contain materials relating to his tenure as a professor of international law at the Naval War College.

The collection falls naturally into three well-defined series: Legal Case Files, Subject Files and Miscellany. The Legal Case Files consist of correspondence, briefs, motions, reports, compilations of laws and published articles regarding the California Tidelands Case (1941-1952), which was argued before the Supreme Court, the formulation of a United States Oil Policy during World War II, and the Anglo-Egyptian dispute (1947) concerning the purported violation of Egypt's sovereignty by Great Britain, which ultimately went before the United Nations Security Council. The Subject Files portion of the collection contains correspondence, memoranda, notes and official organizational reports regarding the publication of the seventh volume of International Legislation and the study of international law at the Naval War College. The third series, Miscellany, consists of career-related ephemera, including newspaper clippings, programs and photocopies of articles.

Dates: 1923 - 1954

Alfred Thayer Mahan papers

Identifier: MSC-017

This collection consists of lectures, letters, and other documents kept by Alfred T. Mahan, naval officer, renowned maritime historian, and past president of the Naval War College.

Dates: 1814-1914 and undated

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