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Naval education -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Academic planning calendars

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-10
Scope and Contents

Outline of NWC course of study for Colleges of Naval Warfare, College of Naval Command and Staff, Naval Command College and Naval Staff College.

Dates: 1903 - 1948

Administrative Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02
Dates: 1902-1947

Alfred T. Mahan letter to Washington I. Chambers, 1892 Jul 27

 File — Box 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 025
Scope and Contents

Letter from Alfred T. Mahan, Newport, RI, July 27, 1892, to Lieutenant Washington I. Chambers, USN, regarding the concept of education at the Naval War College.

Dates: 1892 Jul 27

Richard W. Bates papers

Identifier: MSC-028

The personal papers of Rear Admiral Richard W. Bates (1892-1973) cover the years 1915-1973. He was a commanding officer on many ships in the Navy. His collection consists of correspondence, subject files, writings, speeches, and miscellaneous items. The papers are arranged in four series based on an established file system. They mainly encompass Bates career as a Naval Officer, family, and social life in Newport, as well as other aspects of his career including published and unpublished writings, notes, photographs, slide presentations, and reports.

Dates: 1915-1973

Chester W. Nimitz letter to Charles L. Melson, 1965 Sep 24

 File — Box 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 024
Scope and Contents

Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to VADM Charles L. Melson, USN, President of U.S. Naval War College with comments on the high educational quality of the institution and the importance of the post of NWC President. Nimitz credits the NWC with whatever success he achieved in strategy and tactics.

Dates: 1965 Sep 24

College of Distance Education records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-05
Scope and Contents

Serial file and course completion correspondence, student academic history files, selected readings, books, and syllabi.

Dates: 1911-1983

Faculty and staff presentations

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14

Presentations given by Naval War College faculty and staff.

Dates: 1886-1970, 2003-2007

Fred F. Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-046

Captain Fred F. Rogers (1884-1952) had a naval career that spanned over 35 years during which he served as a naval attaché to the American Embassy in Japan, commanded various battleships, studied and taught at the Naval War College, and led the Naval Construction Training Center in Davisville, R.I. during World War II. These papers primarily consist of lectures, student papers, and photographs that document Rogers’ experiences and research on Japan in the 1930s and his command of the Seabees at Camp Endicott, Naval Construction Training Center, Davisville, R.I. during World War II.

Dates: 1906-1962; Majority of material found within 1936-1944

Selected readings

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-18
Scope and Contents

Compilations of articles, portions of books and government documents used in Strategy, National Security Decision Making, and Operations Department Curriculum.

Dates: 1938 - 2002

Staff Studies

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-17

Research projects and studies treating aspects of the Naval War College, the U.S. Navy, naval education, and military conflict.

Dates: 1908 - 1975