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RG 405.6 Boards  

RG 405.6.1 Records of the Board for the Examination of Midshipmen


Entry 202: Journals of Proceedings for the Examination of Midshipmen, 1836–1880
This entry contains journals of the proceedings of boards for the examination of midshipmen.
Entry 203: Register Showing in Detail the Mode of Marking Examinations in Navigation, Languages, Seamanship, Gunnery, and Steam, 1872
This entry contains a register showing in detail the mode of marking examinations in navigation, languages, seamanship, gunnery, and steam.

RG 405.6.2 Records of the Academic Board


Entry 204: Journals of the Academic Board, 1845-1985
This entry contains journals of the Academic Board that record the minutes of each meeting of the board, and additional correspondence lists, reports, forms, and other records relating to admission, examinations, academic instruction, and other subjects.
Entry 205: Journal of the Proceedings for the Examination of Candidates to the Academy, 1867
This entry contains a journal of the proceedings of the Academic Board that met in June and September 1867 to examine prospective candidates for midshipmen at the academy.
Entry 205a: Records of the Academic Board, 1868-1975
Records relating to the activities of the Academic Board for the period 1868-1975.

RG 405.6.3 Records of the Board of Visitors


Entry 206: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Permanent Secretary of the Board of Visitors, 1909–1914
This entry contains press copies of letters sent by the permanent secretary of the Board and Board members to the Navy Department and others concerning arrangements for the annual visit of the Board.
Entry 207: Letters Received by the Permanent Secretary of the Board of Visitors, 1909–1913
This entry contains letters received by the permanent secretary of the Board of Visitors from Board members relating to arrangements for visiting the academy, accommodations, Board reports and other subjects.
Entry 208: Journals of the Board of Visitors, 1863-1903
This entry contains letters received by the permanent secretary of the Board of Visitors from Board members relating to arrangements for visiting the academy, accommodations, Board reports and other subjects.
Entry 209: Reports, Minutes of Proceedings, and Other Records, 1908-2004
This series contains reports, minutes of proceedings, and other records of the Board of Visitors. It includes reports on conditions at the Academy, minutes of meetings, and other records, including printed programs of exercises for the Board, lists of Board members, and reports of committees appointed by the Board.
Entry 209a: Reports of the Board of Visitors, 1851-2007
This series contains reports of the Board of Visitors, as well as occasional reports of special committees of the Board and meeting materials.

RG 405.6.4 Records of Other Boards


Entry 210: Press Copies of Letters Sent and Reports Relating to Boards of Inquiry, 1874-1882
Letters and reports relating to the appointment of boards of inquiry to investigate the conduct of cadet midshipmen, cadet engineers, or faculty and reports of the results of the investigations. Included are copies of statements of students, proceedings of the board, and reports of courts-martial held under the authority of the act approved June 23, 1874, to prevent hazing at the academy. Cadets were investigated on a large number of charges ranging from unauthorized smoking to cheating on examinations.
Entry 211: Proceedings of Courts of Inquiry or Boards Appointed to Investigate Charges Against Midshipmen, 1866-1871, 1877-1878
This entry consists of fair copies of the proceedings of the court or board, including charges, findings, and sentences. Charges against midshipmen commonly included absence from recitation, smoking, and drinking alcohol. Included are proceedings of some courts convened aboard practice ships. Reports of findings were submitted to the Superintendent and to the Navy Department.
Entry 212: Proceedings of the Board Investigating Cadet J.J. Brown, 1896-1897
This entry contains fair copies of the proceedings and the final report of the board of investigation appointed by the superintendent, December 24, 1896, to examine the conduct of Cadet J.J. Brown, who academy authorities charged with retaining a manuscript notebook deemed not his legal property.
Entry 213: Proceedings of the Board to Investigate Hazing at the Academy and to Recommend Punishment, 1905-1907
This entry contains an unbound typewritten copy of the proceedings, findings, and recommendations of the Board to inquire into incidents of hazing, which met between December 1905 and April 1906. The transcript of the proceedings lists the punishments recommended for each midshipman found guilty of hazing.
Entry 214: Proceedings of Boards Appointed to Investigate Charges Against Cadets and Midshipmen Other Than Hazing, 1896, 1906-1907
This entry contains an unbound carbon copies of the proceedings of boards convened during 1896, and 1906-1907 to investigate charges against cadets and midshipmen other than hazing, including cheating, absence without leave, smoking, and other misconduct.
Entry 215: Proceedings of Boards to Investigate Hazing at the Academy, 1911
This entry contains unbound carbon copies of proceedings, findings and recommendations of boards convened by order of the superintendent in October 1911 to determine whether midshipmen engaged in hazing at the academy.
Entry 216: Record of Informal Hearings Before the Secretary of the Navy Regarding Alleged Frauds in the Annual Examinations of 1915
This entry contains unbound typewritten copies of the hearings held before the secretary of the navy at which testimony was heard from midshipmen implicated in the frauds, the superintendent, and other navy officers attached to the academy, several senators and one representative.
Entry 217: Proceedings of the Court of Inquiry Convened at the Academy into Alleged Frauds Committed by Midshipmen in the Annual Examinations of 1915, 1915
Court of inquiry proceeds, including witness testimonies, concerning the 1915 Annual Examination cheating scandal.
Entry 218: Proceedings of Boards Investigating Hazing at the Academy and on Summer Practice Cruise Ships and Related Reports, 1915
Investigative board proceedings originally published as enclosures to a report on hazing to the Secretary of the Navy in 1915.
Entry 219: Proceedings of Boards Proceedings of the Court of Inquiry into the Case of Midshipman E.J. Lowry, 1915
This entry contains an unbound carbon copy of the proceedings and findings of the court convened to adjudicate the case of Midshipman Lowry, accused of theft.
Entry 220: Proceedings of Boards Appointed to Investigate Incidents at the Academy Involving the Academy Staff, 1921-1923
Proceedings, and supporting documents, pertaining to investigations of incidents involving Naval Academy staff and departments.
Entry 221: Proceedings of the Board to Investigate Hazing at the Academy, 1922
This entry contains unbound carbon copies of the proceedings, findings, and recommendations of the board convened by the superintendent on October 16, 1922 to investigate hazing believed to have taken place in the mess hall.
Entry 222: Proceedings of the Naval Academy Court-Martial of Midshipman Francis W. Laurent, 1922
This entry contains a carbon copy of the proceedings of the court martial of Midshipman Francis W. Laurent, accused of hazing and unwarranted assumption of authority.

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