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Benjamin Franklin Cooling collection of research materials on Benjamin F. Tracy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-042
Content Description Research source materials relating to the life and career of Benjamin F. Tracy, Secretary of the Navy, 1889–1893, for the work entitled Benjamin F. Tracy, Father of the American Fighting Navy. Materials include Xeroxed copies, holograph and typewritten notes from the National Archives, Navy Department Archives and Library of Congress relating to Tracy’s youth, education, legal training, Civil War record, post–Civil War career as N.Y. Attorney, Secretary of the Navy including administration of...

Frank M. Snyder papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-137
Overview Frank M. Snyder (1926-2017 ) is a career naval officer who worked as a Professor and Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval War College. His papers include articles, research materials, speeches and lectures, audio and video cassette tapes, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Snyder’s naval and professional academic career.

U.S. Naval Base (Newport, R.I.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-036
Scope and Contents Records: Historical Subject Files including correspondence, memoranda, chronologies and reports pertaining to administrative matters, base activities and command facilities, 1942–1969; Presidential visits of Eisenhower and Kennedy, 1957–1958, 1960–1961; History and transfer of Fort Adams, 1951–1960; Planning and construction of Narragansett Bay Bridge, 1944–1966; Use of Prudence Island 1913–1917; Consolidation of the office of Industrial Relations, 1950–1963; Housing Plans, 1967–1968; German...

U.S. Naval Station (Newport, R.I.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-039
Content Description Correspondence and subject files pertaining to administration, organization, mission, functions and buildings of the Naval Training Station and Naval Station, 1885–1974; Historical subject files of Coasters Harbor Island, Fort Adams, USS Constitution, USS Constellation, visits of Presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Nixon, 150th Anniversary of landing of General Rochambeau, 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island, hurricanes, fires, Public Works Department, Tercentenary of city...

Joseph H. Wellings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-003
Overview This collection consists of materials regarding Wellings’ assignment as U.S. observer of the British Home Fleet, including his reminiscences of the sinking of the Bismarck in May 1941, as well as correspondence, writings, speeches, subject files, and other documentation relating to his naval career.