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RG 405.2 Office of the Superintendent  

RG 405.2.1 Correspondence


Entry 1: Letters Sent by the Superintendent, 1845-1865
This entry contains fair copies of letters sent by the Superintendent to public and private individuals and businesses, including the Secretary of the Navy, applicants to the Academy, midshipmen, instructors, and merchants. Included also are letters to the Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography.
Entry 2: Registers to Parts of Press Copies of Letters Sent and Letters Received by the Superintendent (Entries 3, 9, 12, 16, 22, and 23, and Entry 29), 1888-1906
Each volume registers both letters sent and received, with the exception of the volumes for 1901 and 1903-1906, in which only letters received are registered. The information given for letters sent includes name or title of addressee, subject, a summary of the letter’s contents, location or book and page numbers of the letter sent, date of the letter, and file and record number assigned to any letter received on the same subject.
Entry 3: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent, 1865-1911
This series contains letters sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy; the Assistant Secretary of the Navy; the Bureau of Navigation and other bureaus of the Navy Department; Members of Congress; Academy personnel; naval officers not at the Academy; Federal, State, and local officials, private citizens, and a few foreigners. Major topics include disciplinary, medical, and material problems of the Academy, and occasionally the religious, racial, and ethnic composition of the body of midshipmen.
Entry 4: Letters Sent by Superintendent George S. Blake, 1857-1865
This series contains letters sent by Superintendent George S. Blake to the Secretary of the Navy, Navy Bureau chiefs, midshipmen, instructors and personnel of the Academy, merchants, and others relating to personnel and administration of the Academy. Volumes 13 and 14 contain lists of letters to and from the Navy Department, the Commandant of Midshipmen, and others. These volumes also contain fair copies of some letters received by Blake and a few copies of orders issued by him.
Entry 5: Telegrams Sent by the Superintendent, 1865-1888
This series contains telegrams sent to families of midshipmen, Navy Bureaus and personnel not at the Academy, academic institutions, and distinguished public and private individuals, which relate mainly to personnel and training plans.
Entry 6: Letters Sent by the Superintendent, 1881-1885
This series contains letters sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy; the Assistant Secretary of the Navy; the Bureau of Navigation and other bureaus of the Navy Department; Members of Congress; Academy personnel; naval officers not at the Academy; Federal, State, and local officials, private citizens, including families of midshipmen; and private organizations including academic institutions. Major topics include disciplinary, medical, and material problems of the Academy.
Entry 7: Letters Sent by the Assistant to the Superintendent, 1895-1898
This series contains letters sent by the Assistant to the Superintendent. The letters are addressed to various naval personnel and to private individuals. The letters relate to posting about vacancies at the Academy, regulations for admission, lists of statuses of cadets (the contemporary title of midshipmen), lists of cadets representing the Academy in athletic competitions, and letters relating to competitions and to other subjects. There are no letters between June 21, 1896 and January 12, 1897.
Entry 8: Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy and to Navy Department Bureaus, 1864-1865
This series contains letters sent by the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to the Secretary of the Navy and Navy Department Bureaus. The letters relate to midshipmen, personnel, academics, supplies, and budgets.
Entry 9: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy, 1865-1888
This series contains press copies of letters sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy relating to personnel and the administration of the Academy.
Entry 10: Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy, 1874-1887
This series contains letters sent by the Superintendent to the Secretary of the Navy relating to personnel and the administration of the Academy.
Entry 11: Press Copies of Letters and Endorsements Sent by the Superintendent to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1903-1905
This series contains press copies of letters sent by the Superintendent to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy relating to contracts for construction and other work on the Academy buildings and grounds, requisitions for materials, rates of wages for workmen, and other subjects.
Entry 12: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to Bureaus of the Navy Department, 1865-1908
This series contains press copies of letters sent by the Superintendent to bureaus of the Navy Department. The letters, 1865-1874 were addressed to the Bureaus of Navigation and Detail, Construction and Repair, Equipment and Recruiting, Medicine, Ordnance, Provisions and Clothing, Steam Engineering, and Yards and Docks. Later letters were addressed primarily to the Bureau of Navigation, but also to the Bureaus of Supplies and Accounts, Construction and Repair, and Ordnance and Equipment; and to the Superintendent of the Naval Observatory and to the Paymaster General of the Navy. Beginning in 1894 these volumes also contain letters addressed to the Secretary of the Navy.
Entry 13: Letters Sent by the Superintendent to Bureaus of the Navy Department, 1874-1885
This series contains letters sent by the Superintendent to all Navy Department bureaus and the Hydrographer of the Navy.
Entry 14: Press Copies of Letters Sent to the Bureaus of Construction and Repair, Medicine and Surgery, Ordnance, Provisions and Clothing, Steam Engineering, and Yards and Docks, 1884-1888
This series contains press copies of letters sent to the various bureaus including those of Construction and Repair, Medicine and Surgery, Ordnance, Provisions and Clothing, Steam Engineering, and Yards and Docks. The series also contains a few letters to the Secretary of the Interior and to Treasury officials. One letter is dated October 10, 1888.
Entry 15: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting, 1862-1895
This series contains press copies of letters sent to the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting. The letters generally relate to equipment and supplies for school ships, recruitment and discharge of enlisted personnel of school ships, provisions of crews, and other subjects.
Entry 16: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Bureau of Navigation, 1883-1888
This series contains press copies of letters sent to the Bureau of Navigation. The letters are generally acknowledgements of receipt of communications and orders, announcements of naval-cadets (the contemporary title of midshipmen) completing courses and granted leaves of absence, requisitions for various supplies and equipment, and requests for the services of certain civilian and military personnel for duty at the Academy. Some letters marked "personal" that appear in these volumes have not been numbered.
Entry 17: Press Copies of Letters, Endorsements, and Memorandums Sent by the Superintendent to the Bureau of Navigation Relating to Academy Buildings and Grounds, 1905-1907
This series contains press copies of letters, endorsements, and memorandums sent to the Bureau of Navigation. The outgoing correspondence relates to the purchase of materials and labor, and the construction and repair of Academy buildings and grounds.
Entry 18: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing and to the Paymaster General, 1888
This series contains press copies of letters sent to the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing and to the Paymaster General. During this period the offices of Chief of the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing and Paymaster General were filled by the same person.
Entry 19: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to the Bureau of Steam Engineering, 1888-1900
This series contains copies of two letters sent, dated September 26 and December 20, 1888. It also contains a letter sent October 26, 1900, relating to the purchase of building materials, and part of an undated memorandum relating to cadet instruction on general service ships and proposed changes in the course of instruction for cadets.
Entry 20: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to Congress, 1888-1901
This series contains press copies of letters sent to Congress. The letters relate mainly to the appointment and success or failure of naval-cadets (the contemporary title of midshipmen), vacancies to be filled, and rules for admission. The volume contains letters sent to private individuals and includes two letters dated April, 1901.
Entry 21: Letters and Memorandums Sent by the Superintendent to Academy Officers, Instructors, and Cadets, 1881-1885
This series contains fair copies of letters and memorandums relating generally to instruction, discipline, and pay of naval cadets (the contemporary title of midshipmen) and to the administration of the Academy.
Entry 22: Press Copies of Letters and Memorandums Sent by the Superintendent to Academy Officers, Instructors, and Cadets, 1884-1908
This series contains press copies of letters and memorandums sent by the Superintendent to Academy officers, instructors and cadets. The correspondence relates to the instruction, discipline, and pay of the cadets and to the general administration of the Academy. The communications were sent not only to personnel located at the Academy but also to commanders of Academy ships, the Academy Paymaster, commandants of navy yards where Academy ships were located, and others. These volumes also contain copies of orders issued the Superintendent.
Entry 23: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent to Various Public and Private Individuals, 1885-1888
This series contains press copies of letters sent to various persons, including the Secretary of the Interior, Chief Clerk of the Navy Department, commandants of navy yards, other Navy officers, the Commissary of Subsistence of the Navy Department, Members of Congress, and to other public and private individuals. Also included are some personal letters of the Superintendent.
Entry 25: Letters Received by the Superintendent, 1843-1889
Entry 25 of the Records of the Office of the Superintendent, comprising 12 linear feet of documentation, spans from 1843 to 1889. The documents pertain to numerous aspects of the administration of the Naval Academy, including practice cruises, school ships, equipment, buildings and grounds, and faculty.
Entry 26: Copies of Letters Received by the Superintendent and other Academy Officers from the Bureau of Navigation, 1862-1883
This series contains fair copies of letters relating to various subjects, including requests for estimates of expenditures, courses of study, academy staff, library books, and buildings and grounds. During the Civil War letters were addressed to the Superintendent of the Academy at Newport R.I., and to the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds at Annapolis when the Army was using the Academy facilities. Some of the letters for this period relate to the adoption of and instruction in the Army signal system.
Entry 27: Letters Received by the Superintendent from Officers, 1875-1881
This series contains letters received by Superintendents Rear Admiral George B. Balch (1879-1881), and Rear Admiral Christopher R. P. Rodgers (1874-1878) relating to many subjects, including requests for assignment to duty at the Academy and leave requests.
Entry 28: Miscellaneous Letters Received by the Superintendent, 1875-1879
This series contains letters received by Superintendents Rear Admiral Christopher R. P. Rodgers (1874-1878), and Commodore Foxhall A. Parker (1878-1879) from public and private individuals outside the Navy Department on various subjects, including equipment and supplies and admission requirements. Included are many letters relating to naval-cadets (the contemporary title of midshipmen).
Entry 29: Letters Received by the Superintendent, 1888-1906
This series contains handwritten, typed, or duplicated letters received from the Navy Department and its bureaus; other Government officials, including Senators and Congressmen; Navy officers, civilian personnel, and students at the Academy; and private individuals and organizations. The letters related to various subjects including discipline, buildings and grounds, uniforms and equipment, summer practice cruises, instructors, entrance requirements, examinations, gifts and memorials for the Academy, congressional appropriations and fiscal matters, and captured Spanish naval officers confined at the academy during and after the Spanish American War.
Entry 30: Letters Received by Superintendent Frederick V. McNair, 1898-1900
This series contains letters received by the Superintendent chiefly from Navy Department officials, private individuals (including parents and sponsors of cadets), and businesses. The letters are mostly requests for personal intervention or assistance by the Superintendent in matters connected with the Academy. Some letters are marked "personal," or "confidential."
Entry 33: General Correspondence, 1907-1913
Correspondence files from the Office of the Superintendent from 1907-1913. The correspondence pertains to all aspects of the administration of the Naval Academy, including the academic program; issues related to faculty; academic performance, conduct, and health of the midshipmen; ships assigned to the Academy; orders and directives; athletics; the Naval Academy Band; maintenance of buildings and grounds; Naval aviation and aviation instruction at the Academy; and various other topics.
Entry 34: Reports, Proceedings, and Other Documents, 1907-1912
This series contains correspondence, reports, proceedings and other documents. The files relate to Academy courses of instruction, boards of investigation into alleged misconduct by midshipmen, reports of sanitary conditions, summary courts martial, and practice summer cruises.
Entry 35: Name and Subject Card Index to Entry 36, 1913-1921
This series contains name and subject card indices for Entry 36. Each card contains the subject/name, a short abstract of the subject, and the corresponding subject number in Entry 36. Many cards reference more than one subject number under each subject/name.
Entry 36: General Correspondence, 1913-1922
Correspondence files from the Office of the Superintendent for the period 1913-1922. The correspondence pertains to all aspects of the administration of the Naval Academy, including the academic program; issues related to faculty; academic performance, conduct, and health of the midshipmen; ships assigned to the Academy; orders and directives; athletics; the Naval Academy Band; maintenance of buildings and grounds; Naval aviation and aviation instruction at the Academy; and various other topics.
Entry 38: Name and Subject Card Index to Entry 39, 1922-1927
This series contains subject index cards for Entry 39. Each card contains the name/subject title, a brief synopsis of each referenced document, as well as each document's communication number, date, and file number.
Entry 39: General Correspondence, 1922-1927
Correspondence files from the Office of the Superintendent from 1922-1927.
Entry 39b: General Correspondence, 1845-1989
Entry 39B of the General Correspondence of the Superintendent, comprising 101 linear feet of documentation, spans from 1854 to 1989, with the bulk of the material falling between 1910 and 1959. The documents pertain to numerous aspects of the administration of the Naval Academy, including academics, athletics, and facilities management.
Entry 40: Letters Received by Superintendent John M. Bowyer from Parents of Midshipmen who Participated in "The Silence" of March 18, 1910
This series contains letters written to the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy by parents of midshipmen implicated in an act of insubordination committed by the Brigade of Midshipmen.
Entry 41: Correspondence Regarding Alleged Frauds in the Annual Examinations of 1915
This series contains correspondence regarding alleged frauds in the annual examinations of 1915.
Entry 42: Personal Letters of Superintendent Edward W. Eberle, 1915-1917
This entry contains letters received and copies of letters sent by Superintendent Eberle to friends in the service and to non-service connected personnel relating to unofficial business of the academy and private matters.
Entry 43: Correspondence of the Chief Clerk's Office, 1917-1920
This entry contains letters received and copies of letters sent by the chief clerk to Superintendent Edward W. Eberle that generally pertain to admissions, personnel, and other ancillary administrative subjects.
Entry 44: Correspondence Relating to the Transfer of the Naval Lyceum Collection at the Boston Navy Yard to the Academy, 1921
This entry contains photocopies of correspondence between the superintendent’s office and the commandant of the Boston Navy Yard relating to the transfer of the Naval Lyceum collection of portraits, books, curios, and artifacts stored at the Boston Navy Yard to the academy.
Office Files, 1941-2008 (bulk 1967-2008)
The Superintendent's Office Files, comprising 71.25 linear feet of documentation, span from 1941 to 2008, with a bulk of the material falling between 1967 and 2008. The materials pertain to the administration of the Naval Academy, and touch upon topics such as the curriculum, admissions, athletics, and buildings and grounds.

RG 405.2.2 Directives


Entry 45: Orders of Superintendent Cornelius K. Stribling, 1850-1852
This series contains handwritten orders relating to the conduct of midshipmen and the administration of the Academy.
Entry 46: Orders of the Superintendent, 1851-1865
This series contains handwritten orders relating to the conduct of midshipmen and the administration of the Academy.
Entry 47: Orders for the Suspension of Acting Midshipmen, 1856-1862
This series contains stubs of forms completed by the Superintendent placing midshipmen under suspension for various infractions of regulations.
Entry 48: Press Copies of Orders Issued by the Superintendent, 1865-1874, 1886-1888
This series contains press copies of orders issued by the Superintendent relating to midshipmen and administration.
Entry 49: Orders of the Superintendent, 1874-1886
This series contains orders issued by the Superintendent relating to midshipmen and administration.
Entry 50: Orders Issued by the Superintendent, 1890-1908
This entry consists of handwritten, printed, or typed orders issued by the Superintendent relating to midshipmen and administration.
Entry 51: Orders, Circulars, Memoranda, and other Issuances of the Superintendent, 1870-1928
This entry contains orders, circulars, notices, and other memorandums and lists issued by the Superintendent of the Academy. The records are printed or otherwise duplicated directives of the Superintendent. These directives relate to information on personnel and administration of the Academy.
Entry 52: Printed Orders, Circulars, and Notices, 1900-1903
This entry contains orders, circulars, and notices maintained by the Aide to the Superintendent. The records are printed or otherwise duplicated directives of the Superintendent. These directives relate to information on personnel and administration of the Academy.
Entry 53: Orders, Memoranda and Notices, 1905-1910
This entry contains orders, memoranda and notices that relate to the resignation and dismissal of cadets and to the appointment of cadet officers.
Entry 54: Orders Issued by the Superintendent, 1907-1979
This entry consists of printed, or otherwise duplicated directives of the Superintendent of the academy.
Entry 55: Miscellaneous Directives and Memoranda, 1908-1910
This entry consists of printed, or otherwise duplicated directives and memoranda of the Superintendent of the academy.
Entry 56: Notices Issued by the Superintendent, 1908-1971
This entry consists of printed notices issued by the Superintendent for the information of the staff and the midshipmen.
Entry 57: Brigade and Regimental Orders, 1909-1920
This series contains brigade and regimental orders issued by the Superintendent.
Entry 58: Notices Issued by the Aide to the Superintendent, 1912-1914
This series contains printed copies of notices issued by the Aide to the Superintendent.
Entry 59: Bureau of Navigation Circular Letters, News Bulletins, and "ALNAV" Messages Received, 1924-1930
This series contains duplicated copies of bureau or Navy Department directives to all ships and stations received by the academy, or academy directives quoting the bureau directive. These directives generally relate to naval personnel, training, financial and material resources.
Entry 59b: Admission Regulations and Examinations, 1863-1965
Admission regulations, sample examination questions, and examination papers for candidates for admission to the United States Naval Academy.

RG 405.2.3 Administrative Records


Entry 60: Reports of Academic and Medical Examination of Candidates for Admission and Related Correspondence, 1846-1899 (bulk 1846-1876)
This series contains reports of academic and medical examinations of candidates for admission and related correspondence from 1846-1899.
Entry 61: Reports of Academic and Medical Examination of Candidates for Admission, 1848-1850; 1853
This series contains reports of academic and medical examination of candidates for admission that include form reports certifying the candidates' eligibility for admission based on the academic and medical examinations administered. As part of the academic examination, the candidate was tested in history, reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Entry 62: Registers of Candidates for Admission to the Academy, 1849-1871; 1876-1930
This series contains reports of academic and medical examination of candidates for admission that include form reports certifying the candidates' eligibility for admission based on the academic and medical examinations administered. As part of the academic examination, the candidate was tested in history, reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Entry 63: Registers of Candidates for Admission to the Academy as Midshipmen, Acting Third Assistant Engineers, and Cadet-Engineers, 1861-1867; 1871; 1875
This series contains a register of candidates for admission to the academy as midshipmen, acting third assistant engineers, and cadet-engineers.
Entry 64: Registers of Candidates for Admission to the Academy as Acting Third Assistant and Cadet-Engineers, 1867-1875
This series contains a register of candidates for admission to the academy as acting third assistant and cadet-engineers.
Entry 65: Registers of Birth Dates of Candidates for Admission, 1864-1884
This entry consists of two volumes documenting candidate attestations to the accuracy of provided dates of birth and ages.
Entry 66: Miscellaneous Lists of Candidates Admitted to the Academy, 1860, 1866, 1886-1892
This entry consists of unbound manuscript lists of candidates for admission to the academy containing varied biographical data.
Entry 67: Record of Examination of Candidates for Cadet Midshipmen, 1867-1873
This series consists of completed forms for each candidate examined, with a page allotted for each applicant. Information given on the form includes the candidate's congressional district and state; age; and marks earned on papers in reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and geography. A remarks column indicates the general impression presented by the candidate.
Entry 68: Marks for the First Oral Examination of Candidates for Cadet Midshipmen, 1867-1870
This entry consists of completed forms showing grades received by admission candidates on their first oral examinations in reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and geography.
Entry 69: Record of Examination of Candidates for Cadet Engineers, 1871-1873
This entry consists of completed forms showing grades received by cadet engineer admission candidates on their first oral examinations in reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and geography.
Entry 70: Register of Grades Received on Examinations for Admission by Applicants for Cadet Appointments, 1873-1886
This entry contains a register of grades received on admission examinations by applicants for both cadet midshipmen and cadet engineer appointments.
Entry 71: Register of Grades Received by Candidates for Appointment at Entrance Examinations, 1874-1890
This entry contains a register of marks received by candidates for appointment at entrance examinations.
Entry 72: Register of Candidates Who Failed to Pass the Required Examination for Admission to the Academy, 1875-1887
This entry contains a manuscript register showing the name of the candidate failing the examination, state from which appointed, age, subjects failed, and type of previous education (public or private).
Entry 73: List of Applicants for Appointment as Naval Cadets at Large, 1898
This series contains a list of applicants for appointment as naval cadets at large.
Entry 74: Reports of Candidates for Admission Found Physically Disqualified, 1899-1910
This series contains reports of candidates for admission found physically disqualified. Accompanying most reports are letters received by the Bureau of Navigation indicating reasons for disqualification.
Entry 75: Letters and Reports Received by the Superintendent Relating to Individual Midshipmen, 1846-1888
This series contains letters and reports addressed or forwarded to the Superintendent from the Secretary of the Navy, Navy officers serving at the Academy, parents of midshipmen, and midshipmen. The content primarily relates to the conduct, academic standing, and health of midshipmen at the Academy. The series also includes a few certificates of appointment.
Entry 76: Correspondence Relating to Cadet's Clothing, 1867-1882
This series contains fair copies of letters received, letters sent, and copies of contracts relating to the provision of clothing for cadets.
Entry 77: Copies of Correspondence in the Case of Naval Cadets H. O. Donaldson and J. F. Maxwell, 1899-1900
This entry consists of correspondence pertaining to a prank committed by naval cadets H. O. Donaldson and J. F. Maxwell on December 25, 1899.
Entry 78: List of Midshipmen, 1864-1868
This entry consists of a bound list containing biographical data of midshipmen at the academy.
Entry 79: Register Showing the Congressional Districts of the Cadet Midshipmen, 1869-1873
This entry consists of printed bound forms documenting cadet-midshipman state and congressional district, recommending authority and date, appointment date, and class number.
Entry 80: Register of Names and Addresses of Parents and Guardians of Cadets, 1871-1876
This entry consists of a register documenting the names and addresses of the parents of cadet-midshipmen and cadet-engineers.
Entry 81: Register of Naval Cadets Admitted to the Academy and Record of Detachments for Sea Service and Shore Duty, 1894-1903
This entry consists of a register documenting naval cadet detachments for sea service and shore duty between 1898 and 1903, and the names and appointment data of naval cadets admitted between 1899 and 1901.
Entry 82: Register of Congressional Districts of Naval Cadets, 1894-1905
This entry consists of a register of congressional districts of naval cadets.
Entry 83: Records Relating to the Board Investigating the Hazing of Cadet George J. Meyers, 1898
Contains questionnaires submitted to third and fourth classmen asking whether they had been hazed or "run" since entering the Academy, and the names of the individuals who did the hazing or "running." Also contains the medical report of the surgeon, Cadet Meyers' testimony, the report of the Board, and a Board report connected with the hazing cases of Cadets Harry T. Morton and Lindsay H. Lacy, November 1898.
Entry 84: Proceedings and Reports of Boards of Medical Examiners for Naval Cadets Eligible for Promotion and Miscellaneous Medical Reports, 1895-1916
Proceedings of boards convened aboard various naval ships or at naval stations. At the end of the series are reports relating to cadets found physically unqualified for the period 1899-1916.
Entry 85: Registers of Delinquencies, 1846-1850, 1854-1882
This entry contains registers of delinquencies against academy regulations committed by midshipmen, along with demerits and punishments received.
Entry 86: Academic and Conduct Records of Cadets, 1881-1908
This entry contains registers of academic and conduct records of naval cadets and midshipmen.
Entry 87: Monthly Reports of Demerits, 1862-1873
This entry contains registers documenting the total number of demerits midshipmen received for the month, admonitions and punishments levied, and suspensions, resignations, and dismissals.
Entry 88: Registers of Serious Delinquencies, 1865-1882
This entry contains registers documenting serious delinquencies committed by midshipmen against academy regulations.
Entry 89: Descriptions of General Conduct and Academic Standing of Midshipmen, 1865-1868
This entry contains registers describing the general conduct and academic standing of midshipmen.
Entry 90: Register of Punishments, 1868-1879
This entry contains a register of punishments that lists the name of the midshipman or cadet, class, date of commencement of punishment, offense, manner of punishment, date released, and remarks.
Entry 91: Monthly Report of the Academic Record of Acting Midshipmen, 1850-1860
This entry contains monthly reports of the academic record of acting midshipmen that consist of printed forms recording the following information: month, class, department, branch, rank, names of acting midshipmen, grades from weekly reports of professors, and remarks.
Entry 92: Weekly Reports of Class Grades of Midshipmen Aboard the Schoolships Constitution and Santee, 1864-1866
This series contains weekly reports of grades and examination scores, and monthly averages of fourth-class midshipmen attending classes in mathematics, grammar, history, geography, French, ethics, seamanship, and gunnery and steam held aboard the schoolships Constitution and Santee.
Entry 93: Monthly Class Reports, 1865-1904
This entry contains midshipman monthly class reports that consist of weekly and monthly marks, examination grades, and term averages.
Entry 94: Monthly Class Reports for the Subjects French and Spanish and for Great Gun Target Practice, 1904, 1911, 1917-1925
This entry contains midshipman monthly class reports for the subjects French and Spanish and for great gun target practice.
Entry 95: Reports of Relative Standing and Deficiencies and Merit Rolls, 1866-1867
This entry contains general merit rolls or merit rolls for each midshipman class, reports of relative standing and conduct of classes in various branches of study, and deficiency reports.
Entry 96: Monthly Reports of Relative Class Standing, Marks, and Demerits, 1855-1907
This entry contains monthly reports of midshipman relative class standing, marks, and monthly and annual demerits incurred and removed.
Entry 97: Copies of Monthly and Term Reports of Relative Class Standing, Marks and Demerits, 1907-1924
This entry contains copies of monthly and term reports of relative class standing, marks and demerits.
Entry 98: Reports of the Board for the Examination of Midshipmen Preliminary to Promotion to Ensign, 1872-1879
This entry contains reports of the board appointed to examine midshipmen preliminary to promotion to ensign in seamanship, navigation, steam engineering, gunnery, and foreign languages.
Entry 99: Class Reports of Annual Examinations, 1901-1911
This entry contains reports of annual and final examinations held at the academy for the classes of 1899 through 1909.
Entry 100: Class Reports of Annual Examinations, 1901-1911
This entry contains reports of instruction received and duties performed at sea by cadets and ensigns.
Entry 101: Abstracts of Quarterly Reports of Naval Cadets at Sea, 1883-1897
This entry contains abstracts of quarterly reports of naval cadets serving two years of sea duty after completing four years of study at the academy.
Entry 102: Quarterly Reports of Fitness of Naval Cadets and Midshipmen, 1900-1905
This entry contains quarterly reports of fitness of naval cadets and midshipmen attached to vessels in order to evaluate their abilities to perform the duties of their positions, such as officer of the watch, division officer, and signal officer.
Entry 103: Sea Service Records of Midshipmen During Summer Practice Cruises, 1904-1916
This entry contains the sea service records of midshipmen during summer practice cruises furnished to the Bureau of Navigation in accordance with a directive of October 25, 1904.
Entry 104: Correspondence Relating to Individual Professors and Instructors, 1845-1903
This series includes copies of letters sent to the Secretary of the Navy requesting appointment, letters of appointment, and oaths of office.
Entry 105: Copies of Monthly Returns of Commissioned and Warrant Officers Attached to the Academy, 1865-1870
This entry contains monthly returns listing the commissioned and warrant officers attached to the academy.
Entry 106: Register of Officers on Duty at the Academy, 1897-1907
This entry contains a register of officers on duty at the academy.
Entry 107: Lists of Answers to Questions Contained in Officers’ Fitness Reports, 1899-1900
This entry contains lists of answers to questions contained in officers' fitness reports.
Entry 108: Letters Sent Containing Requisitions for Money, Materials, and Supplies for the Academy, 1845-1865
This entry contains requisitions to pay officers, laborers, mechanics, and requisitions for supplies and equipment, under the appropriation for contingent expenses of the academy.
Entry 109: Letters Sent Containing Paymasters' Requisitions for Money, 1866-1869
This entry contains fair copies of letters of academy paymasters containing requests for funds under various appropriations for the academy.
Entry 110: Journal of Pay and Accounts, 1845-1855
This entry contains a journal of pay and accounts for both personnel and midshipmen attached to the academy, and contingent and general expense appropriations.
Entry 111: Lists of Bills Approved for Payment by the Superintendent, 1846-1854
This entry contains lists of bills approved for payment by the superintendent that document the date, names of firms to whom money was owed, reason for the expense, and the amount to be paid out of the annual academy appropriation.
Entry 112: Lists of Bills Paid Out of Various Accounts, 1853-1878
This entry contains lists of bills paid out of various accounts.
Entry 113: Reports of Supplies for Subsistence of Cadets, 1874-1881
This entry contains reports of supplies for subsistence of cadets and includes expenditures for supplies for the mess hall, receipts of the commissary, and a summary showing the amount to be paid monthly by each cadet.
Entry 114: Register of Requisitions and Vouchers for Purchases by the Medical Department, 1894-1924
This entry contains a register of requisitions and vouchers for purchases by the Medical Department that includes the date and character of articles or services; information for vouchers including date, name of person and/or company; and amount of expenditure.
Entry 115:Letters Sent and Received and Contracts for Construction and Grading Work at the Academy, 1858-1860
This entry contains letters sent and received and contracts for construction and grading work at the academy.
Entry 116: Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent Relating to the Proposed Rebuilding of the Academy, 1895-1904 (bulk) 1895-1899)
Letters relating to the proposal to erect new buildings at the Academy. A commission to study the condition of Academy buildings was appointed by the Secretary of the Navy in conformity with a resolution adopted by the Board of Visitors in 1895. A copy of the report of the Board, January 1896, citing the poor condition of the existing buildings is included.
Entry 117:Press Copies of Letters Sent by the Superintendent Relating to Buildings and Grounds, 1902-1910
This entry contains press copies of letters sent by the Superintendent relating to buildings and grounds.

RG 405.2.4 Records of Reserve Training Groups


Entry 118: Correspondence of the Director of Training, 1917-1919
This series contains letters, reports, and issuances of the director of training relating to the overall organization and administration of the five reserve officers' training classes.
Entry 119: Subject Index to Correspondence of the Assistant for Training for Quarters "A", 1917-1919
This entry contains a subject index for entry 120: "Correspondence of the Assistant for Training for Quarters "A", 1917-1919.
Entry 120: Correspondence of the Assistant for Training for Quarters "A", 1917-1919
This series contains correspondence of the assistant for training for quarters "A." It includes letters, reports, and issuances affecting the reserve officers in Quarters "A." Most of the correspondence is for the last three Reserve Officers' Classes.
Entry 121: Correspondence of the Assistant for Training for Quarters "B", 1917-1919
This series contains correspondence of the assistant for training for quarters "B." It includes letters, reports, and issuances affecting the reserve officers in Quarters "B." Most of the correspondence is for the last three Reserve Officers' Classes.
Entry 122: Subject Index to Correspondence of the Assistant for Marine Barracks Training, 1918
This entry contains a subject index for entry 123: "Correspondence of the Assistant for Training for the Marine Barracks, July 1918–September 1918.”
Entry 123: Correspondence of the Assistant for Training for the Marine Barracks, 1918
This entry contains correspondence that relates to the first and second Pay Officers' Classes housed in the Marine Barracks.
Entry 124: Enrollment Cards for the Five Regularly Organized and the Special Reserve Officers' Classes, 1917–1918
This entry contains enrollment cards for the five regularly organized and the special reserve officers' classes. The cards contain information concerning the previous naval service, education, and employment of each officer.
Entry 125: Enrollment and Mark Slips for the Engineering Divisions of the Second, Fourth, and Fifth Reserve Officers' Classes Taking the Marine Engineering Course, 1917–1919
This entry contains enrollment and mark slips for the engineering divisions of the second, fourth, and fifth reserve officers' classes taking the marine engineering course located at the Naval Academy.
Entry 126: Mark and Conduct Cards for the Second, Fourth, and Fifth Reserve Officers' Classes, 1917–1919
This entry contains mark and conduct cards for the second, fourth, and fifth reserve officers' classes.
Entry 127: Mark Cards for the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Regularly Organized and Special Reserve Officers' Classes, 1918
This entry contains mark cards for the third, fourth, and fifth regularly organized and special reserve officers' classes.
Entry 128: Deck Logbooks for Quarters "A" and Bancroft Hall, 1917–1918
This entry contains deck logbooks for Quarters "A" and Bancroft Hall.
Entry 129: Record of Reserve Officers' Classes, 1917-1919
This entry contains various records of reserve officers' classes, including proceeding minutes, marks, schedules, correspondence, orders, instructions, and pamphlets.
Entry 130: Lists of the Five Reserve Officers' Classes, 1917–1919
This entry contains lists of officers in the five reserve officers’ classes, lists showing the order of merit of reserve officers who graduated, instruction schedules, and an instruction pamphlet for the first reserve officers' class.
Entry 131: Orders Detaching the First Pay Officers' Class, July 1918
This entry contains orders detaching the First Pay Officers' class.
Entry 132: Examination Papers of Candidates for Appointment to Assistant Paymasters' School, 1918
This entry contains the examination papers of candidates for appointment to Assistant Paymasters' School conducted by the mental examining board at the academy.
Entry 133: General Correspondence, 1941-1945
This series contains general correspondence that relates to the organization and general functioning of the Reserve Officers' School.
Entry 134: Appointment and Health Records, 1940-1949 (bulk 1940-1945)
Spanning from 1941 to 1945, Entry 134 consists of appointment and health records for all 12 reserve midshipman classes held at the United States Naval Academy during World War II.
Entry 135: Appointment and Health Records of Naval Reserve Officers Assigned to the Second Naval Reserve Officers' Training School, 1941
Copies of orders directing officers to report to the Academy for temporary active duty, reports of physical examinations, and requests for quarters.
Entry 136: Memorandums, Press Releases, Programs for Commissioning Exercises, and Other Papers, 1941–1945
This entry contains memoranda, press releases, programs for commissioning exercises, and other papers for the twelve groups of naval reservists admitted to the academy between February 1941 and April 1945.
Entry 137: Personal History, Conduct, and Aptitude Records of the 12th Group of Reserve Midshipmen, 1945
This entry contains personal history, conduct, and aptitude records of the 12th group of reserve midshipmen. These files contain the personal histories of reserve midshipmen and their aptitude and conduct records during their four months of training at the Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School.

RG 405.2.5 Miscellaneous Records


Entry 59i: Publications Relating to Faculty and Staff, 1916-1978
Various Academy publications and directories, including academic staff assignment, the faculty catalog, faculty handbook, policy for promotion and tenure, and the Academy social directory.
Entry 59j: Telephone Directories, 1923-1994
Naval Academy station and office telephone directories.
Entry 138: Miscellaneous Record Book, 1863-1872
This entry consists of a record book documenting various miscellaneous information, including midshipmen’s accounts, a daily log of events, postage bills, and lists of officers attached to the academy.
Entry 139: Minutes of Meetings of the U.S. Naval Monument Association, 1865–1867
This entry contains minutes of meetings of the U.S. Naval Monument Association.
Entry 140: Minutes of Meetings of the Naval Academy Officers' Club, 1897–1934
This entry contains minutes of annual, monthly, and special meetings of the officers' club and its executive committee.
Entry 141: Press Copies of Letters Sent by William A. Larned, 1902–1903
This entry contains press copies of letters sent by William A. Larned relating primarily to business matters and his tennis career.
Entry 142: Miscellaneous Publications Issued by the Academy, 1913–1950
This entry contains various miscellaneous publications issued by the academy including programs, pamphlets, charts, maps, blank forms, directories, annual reports, academic publications and other papers.
Entry 143: Reports of Proceedings of Boards of Investigation, Correspondence and Reports Relating to Hazing, Orders of the Academy, and Other Records of the Chief Clerk of the Academy, 1913-1915
This entry contains reports of proceedings of boards of investigation, correspondence and reports relating to hazing, orders of the academy, and other records of the chief clerk of the Academy.
Entry 144: Register of Visitors to the John Paul Jones Crypt, 1919
This entry contains a register of visitors to the John Paul Jones Crypt. Each volume contains columns for the signatures of visitors and their residences.
Entry 145: Sample Muster Roll of Enlisted Reservists, 1921
This entry contains sample muster rolls of enlisted reservists.
Entry 146a: Miscellaneous Letters and Other Records, 1845-1920
Correspondence files and other miscellaneous records from the Office of the Superintendent from 1845-1920.

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