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Overview 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
Overview This collection consists of letters, photographs, invitations, a wedding gift registry, and other papers relating to the Sims family, particularly Admiral William S. Sims and his wife, Anne Hitchcock Sims. The papers detail the Sims family’s personal life and relationship as well as Admiral Sims’s career in the Navy.
Dates: 1844-1954; Majority of material found within 1905-1920
Scope and Contents Biographical sketches, career materials, publications and writings of NWC presidents.
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, logbooks, photographs, publications, and other papers relating to the Sims and Hitchcock families, particularly Admiral William S. Sims, his wife Anne Hitchcock Sims, and her father Ethan Allen Hitchcock. These papers detail the families’ personal lives and relationships as well as the careers of Adm. Sims and Ethan Allen Hitchcock.
Dates: 1797-1993; Majority of material found within 1906-1945
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description Personal letters sent to his parents, siblings, friend Jones and his wife, Anne Hitchcock Sims, 1882–1925; Letters received from Navy Department regarding assignment; Letters comment on travels, places visited, family matters, politics and rebellions in the Caribbean, ship’s movements, health, social life in port, shipboard life, Hawaiian politics, life in Paris, France, French lessons, Sino-Japanese War, position as Naval Attaché in Paris and St. Petersburg, travels through Europe, criticism...
Dates: 1876-1925 and undated
- Names: Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936 X
- photographs 3
- Admirals’ spouses 2
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, American 2
- biographical files 2
- letters (correspondence) 2
- Admirals -- United States -- History 1
- Ambassadors -- United States -- History 1
- Narragansett Bay -- History 1
- Naval education -- History 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- contracts 1
- correspondence 1
- ephemera 1
- financial records 1
- invitations 1
- letter books 1
- lists 1
- logs (records) 1
- memorandums 1
- military orders 1
- poems 1
- printed ephemera 1
- reports 1
- speeches (documents) 1
- transcriptions (documents) 1 ∧ less