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letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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

Collection of Stephen B. Luce and Alfred T. Mahan letters

 Collection — Box Temporary Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSC-379
Abstract

This collection includes five letters from Stephen B. Luce, founder of the U.S. Naval War College, and one letter from Alfred T. Mahan, esteemed naval officer and historian.

Dates: 1862-1863, 1894

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-

Letter from Stephen B. Luce to William E. Chandler, 1884 Oct 28

 Digital Record
Identifier: RG01_01_02_15
Dates: 1884-10-28

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