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Thomas B. Buell and Walter M. Whitehill collection on Ernest J. King

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-037.2
Abstract This collection consists of research materials collected by Thomas B. Buell, author and retired naval officer, for his biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King entitled, Master of sea power and by Walter M. Whitehill, author and historian, for his biography on King, A Naval record.
Dates: 1880-1986 and undated; Majority of material found within 1942-1950; Majority of material found within 1974-1979

Thomas B. Buell collection on Raymond A. Spruance

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-037.1
Abstract This collection consists of research materials collected by Thomas B. Buell, author and retired naval officer, for his biography of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, The Quiet Warrior, published by Little, Brown and Company in 1974.
Dates: 1866-2002 and undated; Majority of material found within 1971-1974

Early records of the U.S. Naval War College

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01
Abstract 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

Hitchcock family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-165
Content Description Letters sent from Ethan Allen Hitchcock, U.S. Ambassador to the Imperial Russian Court in St. Petersburg to his brother Henry Hitchcock, July 11, 1897–January 30, 1899; Letters sent from Margaret and Anne Hitchcock to Sarah Hitchcock Shepley, Isabel and an uncle, from St. Petersburg, July 27, 1897–October 2, 1898, describing their daily life and social activities.
Dates: 1860 - 1984

Ingraham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-353
Abstract The Ingraham family first immigrated to the United States in the seventeenth century from Great Britain, with many settling in South Carolina where they became a seafaring family with strong connections to both the U.S. Navy and the Navy of the Confederate States. This collection includes ships’ logs and reminiscences maintained by members of the Ingraham family while on board serving in either the U.S. Navy of the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War.
Dates: 1830-1864, circa 1935-1954

International Seapower Symposium records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-22
Abstract The International Seapower Symposium (ISS) is a biennial meeting held at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), hosted by the Chief of Naval Operations and the President, U.S. Naval War College. This record group consists of correspondence, reports, publications, photographs, audio cassettes, digital media (floppy disks and compact discs, etc), and digital files documenting the organization and proceedings of each symposium.
Dates: 1969-

Alfred Thayer Mahan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-017
Abstract 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

Manuscript Items

 Collection
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

Stephen McCarthy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-064
Abstract 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

William L. Ostroskie letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-368
Abstract 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

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photographs 7
World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, American 3
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audiocassettes 3
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military commissions 3
Admirals -- United States -- Biography 2
Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Historians -- United States 2
Naval strategy 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations 2
United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century 2
drafts (documents) 2
ephemera 2
lectures 2
military records 2
oral histories (literary works) 2
reminiscenses 2
reports 2
research notes 2
speeches (documents) 2
Admirals -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Admirals' spouses 1
Ambassadors -- United States -- History 1
Basic training (Military education) 1
China -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1949 1
Communications, Military 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944 1
Manila (Philippines) 1
Midway, Battle of, 1942 1
Military spouses 1
Military spouses -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Narragansett Bay -- History 1
Naval Station Newport (R.I.) 1
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Naval education -- History 1
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Navy-yards and naval stations -- Newport (R.I.) 1
Newport (R.I.) -- History 1
Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography 1
Sea-power -- Congresses 1
Seven Years' War, 1756-1763 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
United States -- History -- War of 1812 1
West Indies (Federation) 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Congresses 1
Yantai (Shandong Sheng, China) 1
bibles 1
certificates 1
compact discs 1
contracts 1
diaries 1
digital media 1
electronic records (digital records) 1
financial records 1
floppy disks 1
letter books 1
lists 1
memorandums 1
military orders 1
orders (military records) 1
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Naval War College (U.S.) 7
Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914 3
United States. Navy 3
Buell, Thomas B. 2
Hitchcock family 2
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Hitchcock, Margaret Dwight, 1878-1926 2
Howland, Llewellyn, III 2
Little, Brown and Company 2
Moore, Charles J. 2
Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966 2
Shepley, Sarah Hitchcock, 1870-1957 2
Sims family 2
Sims, Anne Hitchcock, 1875-1960 2
Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936 2
United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff 2
Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915 1
Almgren, Neal, 1915-1984 1
Barber, Charles F., 1917-2012 1
Bieri, Bernhard H. (Bernhard Henry), 1889-1971 1
Bismarck (Battleship) 1
Bogart, Gerald S., 1914- 1
Bogart, Margaret Spruance, 1919-1996 1
Braun, Boynton L. 1
Braun, Mary 1
Buell, Marilyn 1
Bull, Cornelius H. 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Cannon, Robert M. (Robert Mylchrist), 1901-1976 1
Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919 1
Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917 1
Confederate States of America. Navy 1
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 1
Dietrich, Neil K. (Neil Kittrell), 1901-1982 1
Dolphin (Schooner) 1
Eccles, Henry E. (Henry Effingham), 1898-1986 1
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 1
Forrestel, Emmet Peter, 1898- 1
Ginna, Robert Emmett 1
Goodrich, Caspar F. (Caspar Frederick), 1847-1925 1
Hall, Wilburn B. (Wilburn Briggs), 1838-1912 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919 1
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909 1
Hitchcock, Henry, 1829-1902 1
Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946 1
Ingraham family 1
Ingraham, Duncan N. (Duncan Nathaniel), 1802-1891 1
Ingraham, John H. 1
International Seapower Symposium 1
Keyes, C. M. (Charles M.) 1
King family 1
King, Ernest J., Jr., 1922-1990 1
King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956 1
Knight, Austin Melvin, 1854-1927 1
Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960 1
Lacy, William Sterling Byrd, 1910-1978 1
Lansdale, Edward Geary, 1908-1987 1
Lovett, Ralph B., 1890-1977 1
Luce, Stephen Bleecker, 1827-1917 1
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 1
Mahan, Helen Evans, 1873-1963 1
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 1
Mason, George C. (George Champlin), 1820-1894 1
Matter, Elizabeth, 1915-1989 1
McCann, Allan R. (Allan Rockwell), 1896-1978 1
McCarthy, Stephen, 1859-1938 1
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 1
Merrell, John Porter, 1846-1916 1
Moreno, John A., 1908- 1
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976 1
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection 1
Orem, Howard E. 1
Ostroskie, William Leo, 1922-1943 1
Perry, Raymond R., 1894-1925 1
Pihl, Charlotte E., 1899-1979 1
Pihl, Paul E., 1898-1991 1
Piper, Ferdinand, 1811-1889 1
Plymouth (Ship) 1
Potter, E. B. (Elmer Belmont), 1908- 1
Quill, Berkeley C. 1
Rice, Robert Henry, 1903-1994 1
Robbins, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinckley), 1900-1972 1
Rodgers, William Ledyard, 1860-1944 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Russell, George L., 1929- 1
Savannah (Light cruiser) 1
Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911 1
Semmes, Benedict J. (Benedict Joseph), 1913- 1
Semmes, Kit 1
Smedberg, William R. (William Renwick), 1902-1994 1
Smith, Mary Taylor Alger 1
Smith, Roy Campbell, Jr., 1888-1946 1
Sperry, Charles S. (Charles Stillman), 1847-1911 1
Sproul, Arthur 1
Spruance family 1
Spruance, Margaret, 1888-1985 1
Spruance, Raymond Ames, 1886-1969 1
Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972 1
Stockton, Charles H., 1845-1924 1
Taylor, H. C. (Henry Clay), 1845-1904 1
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