United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Papers: Correspondence, letters sent and received regarding Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, RI, 1882-1898, including a letter to William McCarty Little; Draft of letter, n.d; Trial sheet, Whitehead Torpedo, No. 71. n.d; Three diagrams of scale of yards, n.d. 1882-1898.
Booklet entitled "Instructions for Emergency Fire Crew," Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I., Personnel Division, Training Section. The booklet was geared to industrial workers, not the fire fighting units.
Central Files Records, including correspondence and subject collections on types of torpedoes, 1869-1885; Central Files Records, including correspondence, contracts, reprints, 1886-1925, 1942-1959; Miscellaneous material such as blueprints, material stock cards, torpedo data books and various test data. Newport, RI. Photographs, ca. 1915; Training manuals, 1937–1939, Newport, RI.
Books and manuals on naval topics, 1837-1918; correspondence, including letterbook, 1904-1915 and letters sent and received, 1902-1906, 1922-1925, 1930-1931, and 1936; Pamphlets and newspapers on naval topics, 1908-1945; photographs of ships and crew 1893-1918; Miscellany, including certificates, postcards, maps and scrapbook, 1895-1920, documenting Seller's career in the Navy as Chief Yeoman, 1887-1922.Two scrapbooks of personal and official papers; pamphlets and printed ephemera.