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USS Ramapo (AO-12) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-269
Content Description

Ships data (Copy); Action Report of attack on Pearl Harbor, December 11, 1941 (copy); The Ramapolitan containing Press News of The World, News Items of the ship and Special Features, 19 February, 1932-June 21, 1932.

Dates: 1932 - 1941

USS Shenandoah Disaster clippings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: NC-05
Dates: circa 1925

George W. Van Benschoten papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-181
Dates: 1917-1922, and 1968

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

Ronald H. Veltman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-182
Content Description

Subject Files on USS Hornet (CV-8) in which Veltman served as a Pharmacist’s Mate, including a ship’s history, list of ship’s company and Air Group 8, Commander’s report on October 26, 1942, during the battle of Santa Cruz; Citations; Photograph of General James Doolittle, USS Midway, and USNTS, 1940, and newspaper clippings of April 22 & 23, 1943; Tape recording done by Veltman; History of USS Hornet and “ The Ship that Held the Line: USS Hornet “and “The First Year of the Pacific War.”

Dates: 1940-1943 and undated

Russell C. Von Oesen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-268
Content Description

Personal wartime letters sent between Katherine Harrison Von Oesen, from Miami, Florida and her husband who was serving in USS Consolation (AH-15), in Newport, RI, and the Pacific Theater, December 18, 1944- November 30, 1945; Christmas cards, 1946; Personal letters to Katharine Von Oesen from her husband and friends, undated-July 9, 1956; Personal letters to Russel Van Oesen from Katherine and others, May 16, 1945-February 27, 1953; Official Navy correspondence, December 3, 1942-February 12, 1946; Miscellany, including wedding announcement, January 21, 1945, notice and tickets, 1949.

Dates: 1942 - 1956

George H. Wadleigh papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-090
Content Description

Official Naval Orders, letters of appointment, thanks and commendation pertaining to his naval career during the last half of the nineteenth century, 1860–1899.

Dates: 1860-1899

John W. Wadsworth letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-166
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, letters sent from USS Plymouth, in Norfolk, VA, Key West, Cuba, and Haiti, June 3–September 20, 1858, to his mother, brother and sister. He describes life aboard ship, personal details, a trip ashore in Sagua, Cuba, and breakfast with a port officer, visiting shops there, receipt of her letter in Havana, Cuba, his studying Spanish, lack of money, the Cuban señoritas, Negroes of Cuba, the ship’s route, visit to Port au Prince, Haiti, and the Negro population there, criticisms of his mess mates and sailors (their lack of manners, education and selfishness), port call in Vera Cruz, Mexico, to transport U.S. Minister, Mr. Forsyth, home, his unfavorable impressions of the city, voyage to Tampico to protect American property, his desire to be home and his dislike of life at sea.

Dates: 1858

Andrew F. Wait papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-201
Content Description

Correspondence, WWII personal letters sent to his wife Irene in Greenfield, MA, from USNCTC, Camp Endicott, Davisville, RI, the South Pacific and San Francisco, CA, 1942–1944. Letter received, 1936; Miscellany, card, poem, Camp Endicott newspaper, 1942; French Catholic Calendar, 1943 and French Newspaper, La France Australe, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1942. 1936–1944.

Dates: 1936 - 1944

Dallas Wait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-065
Content Description

Official correspondence, 1926–1935; Naval War College course materials, 1922–1929; Signal Log Books from Atlantic Fleet, 1943–1945; Miscellany, including diplomas, commissions, certificates, photographs and diaries of Mrs. Wait, 1902–1929.

Dates: 1902 - 1945

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photographs 33
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American 19
newspaper clippings 14
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speeches (documents) 10
World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, American 9
reports 9
scrapbooks 9
United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century 7
Naval strategy 6
correspondence 6
lectures 6
Midway, Battle of, 1942 5
Naval education 5
Naval education -- History 5
Navy-yards and naval stations -- Newport (R.I.) 5
Newport (R.I.) -- History 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean 5
memorandums 5
research notes 5
Spanish-American War, 1898 4
World War, 1939-1945 4
audiocassettes 4
ephemera 4
maps (documents) 4
slides (photographs) 4
transcriptions (documents) 4
Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Admirals -- United States -- History -- 20th century 3
Ambassadors -- United States -- History 3
Fort Adams (Newport, R.I.) 3
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944 3
Military education 3
Narragansett Bay -- History 3
Naval strategy -- Congresses 3
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 3
Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese 3
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diaries 3
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military commissions 3
minutes (administrative records) 3
oral histories (literary works) 3
reminiscenses 3
ships' logs 3
writings (documents) 3
Admirals -- United States -- Biography 2
Admirals -- United States -- History 2
Admirals' spouses 2
Aerial photography 2
Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942 2
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 2
Historians -- United States 2
International law 2
Jutland, Battle of, 1916 2
Military intelligence 2
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Navies -- Congresses 2
Newport (R.I.) 2
Newport (R.I.) -- Newspapers 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan 2
biographical files 2
biographical sketches 2
blueprints (reprographic copies) 2
certificates 2
compact discs 2
conferences 2
drafts (documents) 2
financial records 2
handbooks 2
invitations 2
lantern slides 2
military records 2
newspapers 2
orders (military records) 2
personal narratives 2
photocopies 2
postcards 2
press releases 2
Air bases -- Rhode Island -- History 1
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Camp Endicott (Davisville, R.I.) 1
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China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 1
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Naval War College (U.S.) 72
United States. Navy 14
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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 6
Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914 5
Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966 5
Spruance, Raymond Ames, 1886-1969 5
International Seapower Symposium 4
LeBourgeois, Julien J. 4
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
Sims family 4
Sims, Anne Hitchcock, 1875-1960 4
Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919 3
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 3
Hitchcock family 3
King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956 3
Luce, Stephen Bleecker, 1827-1917 3
Moore, Charles J. 3
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976 3
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection 3
Pineau, Roger, 1916-1993 3
Barber, Charles F., 1917-2012 2
Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973 2
Brennan, Joseph Gerard, 1910-2004 2
Buell, Thomas B. 2
Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996 2
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 2
Colbert, Richard G., 1915-1973 2
Eccles, Henry E. (Henry Effingham), 1898-1986 2
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 2
Forrestel, Emmet Peter, 1898- 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
Hattendorf, John B. 2
Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent), 1887-1972 2
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909 2
Hitchcock, Henry, 1829-1902 2
Hitchcock, Margaret Dwight, 1878-1926 2
Howland, Llewellyn, III 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 2
Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960 2
Little, Brown and Company 2
Low, Francis S. (Francis Stuart), 1894-1964 2
Naval Command College (U.S.) 2
Naval War College (U.S.). Center for Naval Warfare Studies 2
Naval War College (U.S.). Joint Military Operations Department 2
Naval War College (U.S.). Library 2
Naval War College (U.S.). National Security Decision Making Department 2
Naval War College Museum 2
Schonland, Herbert E. (Herbert Emery), 1900-1984 2
Shepley, Sarah Hitchcock, 1870-1957 2
Smith, Roy Campbell, 1858-1940 2
Sowden family 2
Sperry, Charles S. (Charles Stillman), 1847-1911 2
Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972 2
Stockdale, James B. 2
Strasser, Joseph C. 2
Taussig, Edward David, 1847-1921 2
Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915 2
Turner, Stansfield, 1923-2018 2
United States Military Academy Preparatory School 2
United States. Department of the Navy 2
United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff 2
United States. Navy. Atlantic Fleet. Battleship Force 2
United States. Navy. Officer Candidate School 2
United States. Navy. Surface Warfare Officers School 2
Abromitis, William, 1925-1975 1
Ahlgren, Charles 1
Albion, Robert Greenhalgh, 1896-1983 1
Aldrich, Barbara Tanner 1
Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915 1
Almgren, Neal, 1915-1984 1
Amberg, Richard H. 1
Anderson, Bern, 1900-1963 1
Anderson, Henry H. 1
Andrea Doria (Steamship) 1
Army and Navy Staff College (U.S.) 1
Atlanta (Protected cruiser) 1
Bailey, William Whitman, 1843-1914 1
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 1
Baruch, Bernard M., Jr., 1902-1992 1
Battaglia, Charles 1
Bauer, A. L. 1
Bauernschmidt, George W. (George William), 1899- 1
Belknap, George E. (George Eugene), 1832-1903 1
Belknap, Reginald Rowan, 1871-1959 1
Bennington (Aircraft carrier) 1
Bennington (Gunboat No. 4) 1
Bieri, Bernhard H. (Bernhard Henry), 1889-1971 1
Billingsley, Edward Baxter, 1910-1997 1
Bismarck (Battleship) 1
Bogart, Gerald S., 1914- 1
Bogart, Margaret Spruance, 1919-1996 1
Boyd, Carl 1
Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981 1
Braun, Boynton L. 1
Braun, Mary 1
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