Ambassadors -- United States -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description Research materials relating to the life and career of ADM Raymond A. Spruance, USN, including copies of the letters of ADM Spruance to Mrs. Spruance 1942–45; Copies of correspondence between ADM Spruance and Arthur Sproul 1951–65; Copies of correspondence between ADM Spruance and Emmel Forrestel 1961–68; Copies of correspondence between ADM Spruance and E.B. Potter, 1959–65; Correspondence of CDR Thomas B. Buell regarding Spruance, 1970–73; Copies of the Fitness Reports of ADM Spruance,...
Dates: 1866-2002 and undated; Majority of material found within 1971-1974
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 The personal papers of Raymond A. Spruance, was donated to the Naval War College by Mrs. Spruance in 1970, only a year after the admiral's death. The collection contains eleven boxes of manuscript materials, along with memorabilia, including uniform items, medals, and Japanese Samurai swords. The papers focus, in the main, on the admiral's distinguished naval career, aspects of his ambassadorial appoinbnent, and his retirement years.Series I, Correspondence, consists of letters...
Dates: 1898-1969 and undated