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RG 405.3 Office of the Commandant 

RG 405.3.1 General Records


Entry 151a: Commandant's Subject Files, 1972-1991 (bulk 1972-1984, 1991)
The Commandant's Subject Files, comprising 94.77 linear feet of documentation, span from 1972 to 1991, with a bulk of the material falling between the years 1972 to 1984, and a separate series from 1991. The materials pertain to the administration of military and civilian personnel, training, security, and discipline among other subjects.
Entry 151b: Commandant's Office Files, 1950-1994
The Commandant's Office Files, comprising 12.95 linear feet of documentation, span from 1950 to 1994. The materials consist of correspondence, reports, schedules and minutes, messages, reading and study files, and speeches that pertain to various subjects related to Academy organization, and the administration of Academy supply, civilian and military staff, midshipmen, training, and policy.
Entry 151c: Commandant's Published Documents, 1908-2008
The Commandant's Published Documents, comprising 10 linear feet of documentation, spans from 1908 to 2008, with the bulk of materials from 1929 to 2008. The materials consist of guides, manuals, programs, regulations, instructions and notices, orders, schedules, bulletins, and directories. The documents pertain to various subjects related to midshipmen, faculty and staff, military training and organization, and professional education.
Entry 151d: Watch Logs and Reports, 1845-2016
The Commandant's Watch Logs and Reports, comprising 47.26 linear feet of documentation, span from 1845 to 2016. The logbooks and reports serve as formal documentation of the Naval Academy’s Watch Organization, an official watch stander body comprising commissioned naval officers and midshipmen responsible for ensuring safety, security, and good order and discipline at the Naval Academy.
Entry 151e: Conduct and Honor Records, 1918-2011
The Commandant's Honor and Conduct Records, comprising 9.63 linear feet of documentation, span from 1918 to 2011. The records consist of reports, logbooks, orders and notices, instructions, memoranda, and correspondence. The records document midshipmen separated from the Naval Academy for aptitude, conduct, and honor-related infractions. The logbooks record honor and conduct infractions committed by midshipmen as reported by other midshipmen, Naval Academy military personnel, and faculty and staff. Also included is substantial material, including reports, studies, and surveys, relating to the evolution of the Naval Academy's Honor Concept and System, as well as various material documenting the investigation of the 1992 Electrical Engineering Exam (EE-311) compromise.
Entry 151f: Naval Academy Band: SSIC Subject Files, 1976-2010
The Naval Academy Band's Subject Files, comprising 10 linear feet of documentation, span from 1976 to 2010. The materials pertain to general subjects that include administration of personnel and material, appreciation and commendation letters, ceremonial engagements, concerts and parades, public relations, law and legal matters, and financial management. Also included is a series of chronological correspondence files.
Entry 151g: Naval Academy Band: Office Files, 1882-2002
The Naval Academy Band's Office Files, comprising 3.42 linear feet of documentation span from 1882 to 2002. The materials pertain to band personnel records and oaths of office, records of the Naval Academy Band Welfare Association, certain publications of the Naval Academy Band, and musical scores and phonograph records of popular Navy songs, including the original musical score for "Anchors Aweigh," by Naval Academy Bandmaster Charles Adams Zimmermann (1887-1916).
Entry 151h: Department of Physical Education: Records of the Department of Physical Education, 1866-1974
The Records of the Department of Physical Education, comprising 4.38 linear feet of documentation, span from 1866 to 1974. The majority of the records were collected by Associate Professor Walter Aamold, an instructor in Physical Education and track and field coach from 1921 to 1956. The materials contain historical information about the various sports and sports facilities at the Naval Academy, and include programs, schedules, rules, scores, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, training and lesson plans, reports, and engineering drawings and blueprints. Handwritten and typed notes about the history of Naval Academy athletics and specific sports, many by Professor Aamold himself are contained in some of the files. There are biographies of physical education instructors and information about coaches, captains and managers. Also included are series related to athletic awards, newspaper articles, and athletic magazines.
Entry 151i: Office of the Command Chaplain: Records of the Command Chaplain, 1882-1990
The Records of the Command Chaplain, comprising 36.3 linear feet of documentation, span from 1882 to 1990. The records document the history of the Chaplain's activities and religious services, the operations of the Naval Academy Chapel Guild, and topics such as marriages, fundraising, choirs, church parties, funerals, religious programs, Chapel history, the Chapel windows, and select memorial services.

RG 405.3.2 Records of the Office/Division of Professional Development


Entry 165: General Correspondence of the Summer Practice Cruise, 1910
This series contains general correspondence of the summer practice cruise in 1910.
Entry 166: General Correspondence of the Summer Practice Cruise, 1911
This series contains general correspondence of the summer practice cruise in 1911.
Entry 167: General Correspondence of the Summer Practice Cruise, 1914
This series contains general correspondence of the summer practice cruise of 1914 and includes correspondence of Practice Squadron Commander Captain William F. Fullam.
Entry 180a: Division of Professional Development: SSIC Subject Files, 1964-1987
The Division of Professional Development's Subject Files, comprising 28 linear feet, span from 1964 to 1987. The materials pertain to academic curricula, administration of civilian faculty, military personnel and material, training, and extra-curricular activities among other subjects. Also included is a series of reference reading files for the division.
Entry 180b: Department of Naval Science: Records of the Department of Naval Science, 1895-1976
The records of the Department of Naval Science, comprising 5.2 linear feet of documentation, span from 1895 to 1976. The first series consists of general correspondence from the Department of Naval Science spanning 1895 to 1909. The second series is comprised of general files addressing department curricula, training, grades, staff studies, and administration spanning from 1953 to 1976, with the bulk of the materials from 1967 to 1971. The third series consists of academic materials, including analyses of practical work, summer cruises, and examinations completed by midshipmen between 1940 and 1941.
Entry 180c: Department of Seamanship and Navigation: Records of the Department of Seamanship and Navigation, 1866-1995
The Records of the Department of Seamanship and Navigation, comprising 9.2 linear feet of documentation, span from 1866 to 1995. The collection is divided into four series. The first series consists of correspondence from the Department of Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying spanning 1872 to 1901. Making up the second series are academic materials spanning 1866 to 1937 that contain monthly class reports and grades, examination questions, navigation workbooks and lesson assignments, an instruction and event journal, and station bills for Academy training ships. The third series contains the department's supply ledgers from 1863 to 1876. The fourth series includes Standard Subject Identification Code (SSIC) Subject Files for the Department spanning 1971 to 1995.
Entry 180d: Department of Leadership and Law: Records of the Department of Leadership and Law, 1968-1991
The Records of the Department of Leadership and Law, comprising 10 linear feet of documentation, span from 1968 to 1991. The collection consists of 5 series of Standard Subject Identification Code (SSIC) Subject Files dating from 1969 to 1991. The subject files pertain to a broad scope of subjects related to academic curricula, midshipman training, and administration of civilian and military personnel and material resources. Also included is a series of Subjective Files dating 1968 to 1986, and a Chronology of Correspondence from 1978 to 1985.

RG 405.3.3 Records of the Office of Midshipmen Activities


Entry 181a: Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference General File, 1959-1987
General files pertaining to the annual Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference for the years 1959-1987.
Entry 182a: Records Relating to the Masqueraders, 1867-2001
Records relating to the midshipman theater group, the Masqueraders, dating through 2001.
Entry 183d: Miscellaneous Midshipmen Publications, 1898-1981
Miscellaneous publications produced by the Brigade of Midshipmen for the years 1898-1981.

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