Naval education -- United States
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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as a Naval Officer, family, and social life in Newport, as well as other aspects of his career including published and unpublished writings, notes, photographs, slide presentations, and reports.
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.
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.