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William Russell Papers, 1914-1991 (bulk 1946-1991): Finding Aid

Published in June 2018

Summary Information

  • Publisher: United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
  • Publisher Address:
    589 McNair Road
    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
    Phone: 410-293-6917
    https://www.usna.edu/Library/sca/index.php
  • Call number: MS 463
  • Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
  • Title: William Russell Papers
  • Dates: 1914-1991
  • Bulk Dates: 1946-1991
  • Size: 14.09 linear feet (32 manuscript boxes, 1 flat box)
  • Creator: Russell, William Henry, 1911-
  • Language(s) of material: English
  • Abstract: William Russell was a historian and a professor of history at the United States Naval Academy. The William Russell Papers span from 1915 until 1991, with a majority of the documentation commencing in 1946. The papers are a product of Russell's work as a historian, Naval Academy history professor, U.S. Navy officer, and non-profit publisher, while also touching upon Russell's family history, retirement, general interests, and historic preservation activities in Annapolis.

Biography of William Russell

William Henry Russell, Jr. was born on August 6, 1911 in Washington, DC. After attending public schools in Ambler, Pennsylvania and the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Russell studied at Haverford College, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in History in 1933. One year later, he received a Master of Arts in History from Harvard University. Following two years of doctoral studies at Harvard, Russell taught at the Landon School for Boys in Bethesda, Maryland from 1933 until 1935, and at Watertown Country Day School in Watertown, Connecticut from 1938 until 1939. From 1939 until 1942, he served as the business manager for the Sussex Countian in Georgetown, Delaware.

Following the outbreak of World War II, Russell joined the U.S. Navy Reserve and was commissioned as a lieutenant (junior grade). After initially training at Naval Training School Quonset Point, Russell was himself assigned as an instructor with the Naval Air Technical Training Command, Chicago. In June 1946, Russell was released from active duty, having attained the rank of lieutenant commander. He would later be discharged from the Reserves entirely in 1961.

From 1946 until 1973, Russell served as a member of the faculty of the United States Naval Academy's Department of English, History, & Government, first as a history instructor, and later as a full professor. During his tenure, Russell taught courses in naval history, U.S. military history, and the philosophy and ethics of war. Russell was also known as an outspoken proponent of the integration of computing into the teaching of history. In 1963, Russell, in partnership with Naval Academy colleague William Darden and St. Johns College Dean John Kieffer founded the non-profit publishing house Academic Fellowship, Incorporated.

After retiring from the Naval Academy in 1973, Russell remained active in the affairs of the Naval Academy History Department, especially with regards to the maintenance of the Department's computer program library. William Henry Russell, Jr. died on June 6, 1991 at the Foulkeways at Gwynedd retirement community.

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Description of Contents

The William Russell Papers, comprising 14.09 linear feet of documentation, span from 1914 until 1991, with a majority of the documentation commencing in 1946. The papers are a product of Russell's work as a historian, Naval Academy history professor, U.S. Navy officer, and non-profit publisher, while also touching upon Russell's family history, retirement, general interests, and historic preservation activities in Annapolis.

Included in the collection are letters, memos, draft and published monographs and articles, student projects, syllabi, computer output, examinations, computer punch cards, brochures, newsletters, news clippings, inventories, photographs, and tax and legal documents.

The William Russel Papers are organized into five series by document type and topical coverage. Series 1: General Correspondence consists of Russell's personal correspondence file, including letters to and from family and friends, former students, Marine Corps officers, Naval Academy colleagues, and other historians. Series 2: Writings and Research focuses on Russell's historical research and writings on topics such as the doctrines of Alfred Thayer Mahan and Marine Corps fire teams and amphibious doctrines, as well as some of his work with frequent collaborator and former Naval Academy student MAJ Charles Bowling, USAF (ret.). Series 3: United States Naval Academy Files documents Russell's teaching activities with the Academy's Department of English, History, & Government, as well as the development of and role played by academic computing in the teaching of history at the Academy. Series 4: Academic Fellowship, Inc. Files documents the founding and publishing activities of Academic Fellowship, Incorporated, a non-profit co-founded by Russell. The series also documents the history of Charles Bowling's company, Casyndekan, Incorporated. Series 5: Subject Files documents Russell's personal interests, family history, Navy career, Annapolis affiliations and activities, and life in retirement.

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Arrangement

The William Russell Papers are organized into the following five series:

  • Series 1: General Correspondence, 1948-1991
  • Series 2: Writings and Research, 1933-1989
  • Subseries 2a: General, 1933-1989
  • Subseries 2b: Charles Bowling and Casyndekan, 1961-1972
  • Series 3: United States Naval Academy Files, 1946-1978
  • Subseries 3a: Philosophy of War Course, 1952-1976
  • Subseries 3b: History of Seapower Course, 1960-1977
  • Subseries 3c: Other Courses, 1948-1971
  • Subseries 3d: Computers and Computing, 1968-1978
  • Subseries 3e: General, 1946-1974
  • Series 4: Academic Fellowship, Inc. Files, 1952-1989
  • Subseries 4a: Administrative and Subject Files, 1952-1987
  • Subseries 4b: Project and Publication Files, 1961-1976
  • Subseries 4c: Casyndekan, Inc. Files, 1966-1989
  • Series 5: Subject Files, 1914-1991
  • Subseries 5a: General, 1914-1990
  • Subseries 5b: Foulkeways, 1955-1991
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Access and Use

Access

Access is unrestricted.

Copyright and Permission

The William Russell Papers are the physical property of Nimitz Library. Copyright belongs to the authors or creators of the works, or their legal representatives. For further information, consult the Head, Special Collections & Archives.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure written permission to publish, reprint, or reproduce material from Special Collections & Archives. The researcher assumes responsibility for infringement of copyright or literary or publication rights. Please contact the Head, Special Collections & Archives for permission to publish and for further information.

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Acquisition and Appraisal

Provenance and Acquisition

Unknown.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Material

Additional material pertaining to the operation of the Naval Academy's Department of English, History, & Government during Russell's tenure is available in RG 405.4 Entry 201a: Office of the Academic Dean: Records of the Department of English, History, and Government.

Materials Cataloged Separately

Three atlases and a 1931 copy of The Legation Guard News Annual from the Marine Guard in Peking have been removed from this collection and cataloged separately.

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Processing and Other Information

Preferred Citation

William Russell Papers, MS 463

Special Collections & Archives Department

Nimitz Library

United States Naval Academy

Selected Bibliography

The following sources were consulted during preparation of the biographical note:

Turner, Mike. "Prof. Russell: A Study in History." The LOG 60, no. 4 (1970): 30–31.

"William H. Russell." Fortitudine 21, no. 1 (1991): 18.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David D'Onofrio in June 2018. Finding aid written by David D'Onofrio in June 2018.

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Subject Headings

These materials have been indexed in the Naval Academy Library online catalog using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Name and Subject Terms

  • Academic Fellowship, Incorporated
  • Annapolis (Md.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
  • Bowling, Charles M. (Charles McKaughan)
  • Casyndekan, Incorporated
  • Computer-assisted instruction
  • Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914
  • Naval education -- United States
  • Naval history -- Study and teaching
  • Publishers and publishing -- Maryland
  • Russell, William Henry, 1911-
  • United States Naval Academy -- Curricula
  • United States Naval Academy -- Students -- Research
  • United States Naval Academy. Department of English, History, and Government
  • United States. Marine Corps -- History
  • War -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • War games

Genre Terms

  • Anthologies
  • Battlefield maps
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Correspondence
  • Examinations (documents)
  • Faculty papers
  • Legal documents
  • Manuscripts
  • Orders (military records)
  • Photographs
  • Printouts
  • Reports
  • Research notes
  • Student projects
  • Syllabi
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Contents List

Series 1: General Correspondence, 1948-1991 Boxes 1-5

Series Description

Letters, primarily of a personal nature, sent and received by Russell. The correspondence pertains to such topics as social activities of friends and family, invitations, updates from former students, letters from former Naval Academy colleagues, aid in other historians' research, the Annapolis First Presbyterian Church, and the operations of the Marine Corps History Division. Included with the letters are postcards, photographs, and press clippings.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name.

Box 1 Folder 1

Andrews, James Jr., 1968-1988

Includes Haverford College reunion materials.

Box 1 Folder 2

Banfield, Mary Lee, undated

Box 1 Folder 3

Beasley, Robert Hewett, Jr., 1959-1979, undated

Box 1 Folder 4

Berkowitz, Michael and Lydia, 1975-1986, undated

Box 1 Folder 5

Bittner, Donald F. (LtCol, USMCR), 1982-1988

Box 1 Folder 6

Black, Robert, 1969-1988

Includes Black and George Bonham's "Education and the World View."

Box 1 Folder 7

Blacketor, Kenneth and Jean Fitch, 1978-1989

Box 1 Folder 8

Bowling, Charles M. (Maj, USAF), 1957, undated

Box 1 Folder 9

Breffeilh, Andrew L., 1973-1983, undated

Box 1 Folder 10-11

Bresnahan Family, 1976-1990, undated

Box 1 Folder 12

Brewer, Mary, 1985

Box 1 Folder 13

Brown, David (USMC Libraries), 1978-1983, undated

Box 1 Folder 14

Brown, Jay, 1978-1989

Box 1 Folder 15

Buckelew, John D., 1978-1989

Box 1 Folder 16

Burdette, Eunice E., 1988, undated

Box 1 Folder 17

Callaway, Laura, 1979-1980, undated

Box 2 Folder 1

Chambers, Mike, 1968-1988, undated

Box 2 Folder 2

Charles, Roger G., 1976-1990

Box 2 Folder 3

Clements, Jerry and Emmy Lou, 1979-1987

Box 2 Folder 4

Corson, William, 1981-1989

Box 2 Folder 5

Cumberland Court Association, 1968-1988

Includes meeting minutes.

Box 2 Folder 6

Daly, Deborah, 1989-1990

Box 2 Folder 7

Daly, Jay, 1965

Box 2 Folder 8

Daly, Mary Lee (Mrs. Robert W.), 1978-1989

Box 2 Folder 9

Darden, William, 1984-1989

Box 2 Folder 10

Dean, Clyde D. (LtGen, USMC), 1966-1986

Box 2 Folder 11

DeWeese, Catherine, 1985

Box 2 Folder 12

Estes, Kenneth and Deborah, 1969-1988

Box 2 Folder 13

First Presbyterian Church and Westminster Foundation, 1984-1990

Includes church budget materials.

Box 2 Folder 14

Fisher, Violet M., 1960-1961

Box 2 Folder 15

Foulke, Eliza, 1983-1987

Box 2 Folder 16

Frank, Benis M., 1966-1985

Box 2 Folder 17

Frank, Charles Edward, 1957-1988

Box 2 Folder 18

Fuges, Fred and Janet, 1965-1987

Box 2 Folder 19

Gayle, Gordon, 1987

Box 2 Folder 20

Germantown Friends School, 1989

Box 2 Folder 21

Geske, Carol, 1985-1986, undated

Box 2 Folder 22

Golden, Alice deW., 1974-1985

Box 2 Folder 23

Graham, James R., 1983-1989

Box 2 Folder 24

Greene, Wallace M., Jr. (Gen, USMC), 1976-1987

Box 2 Folder 25

Greenwood, John (Col, USMC), 1984-1990

Box 2 Folder 26

Hall, W. C., 1966

Box 2 Folder 27

Hammond, James W., Jr. (Col, USMC), 1989

Box 2 Folder 28

Haviland, Kenneth, 1968-1990

Box 3 Folder 1

Heath, William O., 1946-1985

Box 3 Folder 2

Heflin, Wilson L., 1985-1990

Includes material on the Wilson L. Heflin Prize.

Box 3 Folder 3

Henlopen Condo Council, 1986, undated

Box 3 Folder 4

Hesse, Elizabeth and Robertson, 1978-1985

Box 3 Folder 5

Holmes, Lee, 1983-1984

Box 3 Folder 6

Huston, John W. (MajGen, USAF), 1984-1987

Box 3 Folder 7

Jones, Mary C. R., 1980-1985

Includes material regarding the settlement of Jones' estate.

Box 3 Folder 8

Jones, T. Canby, 1965-1989

Box 3 Folder 9

Kieffer, John and Roxana, 1985-1987

Box 3 Folder 10

Kimble, Chuck and Kenneth, 1979-1991, undated

Includes material regarding proposals to build next to the William Paca House.

Box 3 Folder 11

Layton, Halted P., 1985, undated

Box 3 Folder 12

Leonard, Robert and Nan, 1984-1990

Box 3 Folder 13

Loockerman, Mary, 1988, undated

Box 3 Folder 14

Loughlin, Elliott (RADM, USN), 1984-1989

Box 3 Folder 15

Lumpkin, H. Henry and Rosa, 1953-1989

Box 3 Folder 16

MacDonald, William Warburton and Betty, 1984-1989

Box 3 Folder 17

Malone, Patrick, 1966-1981

Box 3 Folder 18

Mathias, Charles McC., Jr. (Senator), 1974

Letter regarding Watergate.

Box 3 Folder 19

McCann, Mrs. R. H., 1989

Box 3 Folder 20

McDowell, Henry Woodward and Ruth H., 1963-1989

Box 4 Folder 1

McKay, John C. (LtCol, USMC), 1982-1986

Box 4 Folder 2

McKeel, undated

Box 4 Folder 3

Mears, John F., III, 1976-1990

Box 4 Folder 4

Mifflin Family, 1955-1989

Box 4 Folder 5

Miller, Charles H., III, 1954-1986

Box 4 Folder 6

Moos, Edward A., 1977-1978

Box 4 Folder 7

Naval Historical Center, 1984

Box 4 Folder 8

Neagle, Pauline, 1979-1984

Box 4 Folder 9

Norris Family, 1981, undated

Box 4 Folder 10

Nurses, 1983-1987

Box 4 Folder 11

Ogden, Bruce F. (Col, USMC), 1972-1991

Box 4 Folder 12

Patch, William A. (MajGen, USA), 1948-1987

Box 4 Folder 13

Peale, Michael O'Hara, Jr., 1984-1989, undated

Box 4 Folder 14

Price, Norma, 1984-1985

Box 4 Folder 15

Price, Walter, III "Winn", 1972

Letter regarding Price's assignment to the Naval War College.

Box 4 Folder 16

Reynolds, Clark G., 1968-1990

Includes an audiocassette.

Box 4 Folder 17

Richards, Helen, 1964-1989

Box 4 Folder 18

Roesler, Joseph F. and Helen N., 1981-1990

Box 4 Folder 19

Rouse, John G., Jr., 1982-1989

Box 4 Folder 20

Russell, R. M., 1946-1961

Box 5 Folder 1

Russell, R. M., II, 1956-1983

Box 5 Folder 2

Russell, R. M., III, 1969-1989

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Series 2: Writings and Research, 1933-1989 Boxes 5-10

Series Description

Documentation of Russell's research and writing activities, spanning from his time as a student through his tenure at the United States Naval Academy and subsequent retirement. The materials focus on Russell's work on Alfred Thayer Mahan and amphibious warfare, as well as his collaboration with Charles Bowling in the field of computer aided analysis of decision making.

Documentation pertaining to the publication of various course readers, researched and compiled by Russell, can be found in Series 4: Academic Fellowship, Inc. Files.

Series Arrangement

Organized into two subseries.

Subseries 2a: General, 1933-1989 Boxes 5-8

Subseries Description

Articles, letters to the editor, speeches, and draft monographs written by Russell on various aspects of military history. Specifically, the works focus on such topics as Alfred Thayer Mahan and the modern application of his theories, as well as the evolution of amphibious warfare and the United States Marine Corps’ Fleet Marine Forces. Included in the subseries are published articles, speeches, drafts, notes, and correspondence.

Among the writings are Russell’s writings as a college student, material for short stories, and a reader prepared for the Department of English, History and Government.

Filed at the beginning of the subseries is correspondence offering a resume of Russell's writings.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title, topic, and document type. General correspondence is filed at the beginning of the subseries.

Box 5 Folder 3
General Correspondence, 1951-1964

Includes overviews of Russell's publications.

Box 5 Folder 4
"The Amphibious Doctrines of Alfred Thayer Mahan", 1955

Lecture before the Marine Corps Association.

Box 5 Folder 5
Bibliography of Amphibious Materials at Marine Corps Schools and at the U.S. Naval War College, 1951-1960
Box 5 Folder 6
Book Reviews, 1960-1979

Primarily acknowledgement cards.

Box 5 Folder 7
"The Campaign for Constantinople", undated

Textbook chapter draft.

Box 5 Folder 8
College Papers, 1933-1934

Papers on Robert Jenkins, General Howe, and the British slave trade.

Box 5 Folder 9
The Development of Amphibious Doctrine in the United States: 1845-1933, undated

Outline only.

Box 5 Folder 10
Evolution of Amphibious Combat", undated

Drafts only.

Box 5 Folder 11
"Fundamentals of Naval Strategy"/"Elements of Naval Strategy", 1949-1950

Prepared for the Department of English, History & Government. Also labeled Mahan Project: Working Copy.

Box 6 Folder 1
"The Genesis of FMF Doctrine", 1951-1955
Box 6 Folder 2
"The Genesis of FMF Doctrine" - Correspondence, 1951-1969
Box 6 Folder 3
"The Genesis of FMF Doctrine" - Drafts, undated
Box 6 Folder 4
The Historian - Correspondence, 1964-1968
Box 6 Folder 5
Lectures and Public Speaking, 1947-1966
Box 6 Folder 6
"Mahan", 1958-1963

German edition for publication in Klassiker Der Kriegskunst and English edition published by Academic Fellowship.

Box 6 Folder 7
"Mahan" - Correspondence, 1958-1967
Box 6 Folder 8
"Mahan" - Drafts, 1958, undated
Box 7 Folder 1
"Mahan and Our Future", 1955
Box 7 Folder 2
"Mahan's Doctrine in the Air Age", 1955-1971

Published in Military Affairs.

Box 7 Folder 3
"Mahan's Logistics Today", 1957, undated

Published in Ordnance. Includes drafts entitled "Mahan and Atomic Logistics."

Box 7 Folder 4
"The Marine Corps Fire Team", 1952

Lecture before the Marine Corps Junior School.

Box 7 Folder 5
"The Marine Corps Fire Team" - Notes, undated
Box 7 Folder 6-7
Marine Corps Gazette Articles, 1968-1989

Primarily contributions to the "Foundations of Military Thought" segment, including articles on Alfred Thayer Mahan, Alexander the Great, Bernal Diaz, and T. E. Lawrence.

Box 7 Folder 8
Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute - Correspondence, 1951-1974
Box 7 Folder 9
"Role of the Service Academies", 1974

Point paper.

Box 7 Folder 10
"Sea Power", 1973

Entry for the Dictionary of American History.

Box 7 Folder 11
"Seventy-Five Years of Progressive Naval Thinking", 1948

Published in United States Naval Institute Proceedings.

Box 7 Folder 12
Story Material - General, 1945-1947, undated
Box 7 Folder 13
Story Material - Naval Academy, 1947-1948, undated
Box 8 Folder 1
Story Material - Quonset HQ, undated
Box 8 Folder 2
"A Student-Computer Dialogue for Analyzing Historical Evidence", 1973

Submitted to the Naval Academy's Assistant Dean for Research.

Box 8 Folder 3
Washington Post - Letters to the Editor, 1972-1976

Includes correspondence form Senator Charles Mathias and Representative Marjorie Holt.

Box 8 Folder 4
"Who Were the Mahans?", undated
Box 8 Folder 5
"Women's Lacrosse: An Hypothesis", undated

Subseries 2b: Charles Bowling and Casyndekan, 1961-1972 Boxes 8-10

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's collaboration with Major Charles M. Bowling (USAF, USNA 1953) to develop a system of computer based analysis of decision making named Casyndekan. Specifically, the subseries focuses on three published works by Russell and Bowling on the topic: "Analysis by Synthesis: Man-and-Computer, a Decision Making Team," Casyndekan and Self-Correcting Analysis, and Thought Construction. Included in the subseries are drafts, publication copies, notes, outlines, and correspondence between Russell and Bowling.

Documentation of Russell's classroom use of the system can be found in Series 3: United States Naval Academy Files. Documentation of Russell's interactions with Casyndekan, Inc., Bowling's for-profit applications of the system, can be found in Series 4: Academic Fellowship, Inc. Files.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title and document type.

Box 8 Folder 6
"Analysis by Synthesis: Man-and-Computer, a Decision Making Team", 1965
Box 8 Folder 7
Casyndekan and Self-Correcting Analysis, 1971
Box 8 Folder 8
Casyndekan and Self-Correcting Analysis - Drafts, 1971
Box 8 Folder 9-10
Correspondence, 1961-1972
Box 8 Folder 11-12
Miscellaneous Drafts and Notes, undated
Box 9 Folder 1
Outline, undated
Box 9 Folder 2
Thought Construction, undated
Box 9 Folder 3-4
Thought Construction - Drafts and Notes, 1966-1968
Box 9 Folder 5
Thought Construction - Drafts and Notes, 1969
Box 9 Folder 6
Thought Construction - Drafts and Notes, 1970-1971
Box 10 Folder 1
Thought Construction - Drafts and Notes, 1970-1971
Box 10 Folder 2-3
Thought Construction - Drafts and Notes, 1972

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Series 3: United States Naval Academy Files, 1946-1978 Boxes 10-19

Series Description

Documentation of Russell's teaching activities in and the operations of the Department of English, History & Government, academic computing at the Academy, and Russell's official communications with the Academy.

Series Arrangement

Organized into five subseries by topic.

Subseries 3a: Philosophy of War Course, 1952-1976 Boxes 10-13

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's seminar in the Philosophy of War, which examined the nature and causes of warfare, ethical and philosophical issues, and the relationship between the military and civilian governments. Included in the subseries are course readings, writing assignments, syllabi, samples of student writings and projects, and related correspondence. Among the student projects and writing samples are essays, battle maps, original strategy games, and the printed output from student-developed computer programs analyzing combat scenarios and the philosophies of Saint Augustine and Aristotle.

Also included in the subseries is documentation regarding the adult Seminar in the Philosophy of War offered at St. John's College.

Documentation regarding the publication of Russell's course readers can be found in Series 4: Academic Fellowship, Inc. Files.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 10 Folder 4
Course Reserves and Supplies, 1964-1973
Box 10 Folder 5
Other Schools' Courses, 1963-1971
Box 10 Folder 6-7
Problems and Assignment Prompts, 1965-1973, undated

Hypothetical scenario assignments regarding topics such as Just War Theory, Cicero, and the Maccabees. Includes several students' sample solutions.

Box 10 Folder 8
Problems and Assignment Prompts - Computer Projects, 1970-1973

Assignments regarding computer programs focusing on the Peloponnesian Wars, Aristotelian philosophy, Lanchester's Power Laws, and St. Augustine on Just War.

Box 10 Folder 9
Readers - Arrian's Alexander the Invincible, 1967
Box 10 Folder 10
Readers - Polybius on Hannibal and Scipio Africanus, 1963
Box 11 Folder 1
Readers - Procopius: Belisarius and Narses, 1964
Box 11 Folder 2
Readers - Saint Augustine on Ethics and Warfare, 1966
Box 11 Folder 3
Readers - Thucydides and the First Great War, 1966
Box 11 Folder 4
Readers - When Insurgency Begot Tyrants: The First Book of the Maccabees, 1968
Box 11 Folder 5
St. John's Seminar in the Philosophy of War - Clippings and Press Releases, 1952-1955
Box 11 Folder 6
St. John's Seminar in the Philosophy of War - Correspondence, 1952-1961
Box 11 Folder 7
St. John's Seminar in the Philosophy of War - Syllabi and Reading Lists, 1953-1961, undated

Also includes material on the St. John's Adult Seminar on the Civil War.

Box 11 Folder 8
Student Writing and Project Samples - Battle Maps and Sketches, 1964-1971, undated
Box 11 Folder 9
Student Writing and Project Samples - Chronologies, 1967-1971 (approximate)
Box 11 Folder 10
Student Writing and Project Samples - Computer Programs and Output (Giannotti and Vassos), 1969-1974

Combat analysis based on Russell and Bowling's "Analysis by Synthesis".

Box 11 Folder 11
Student Writing and Project Samples - Computer Programs and Output (Mayes), 1970-1976

Computerized analysis of Saint Augustine's least force equation.

Box 11 Folder 12
Student Writing and Project Samples - Computer Programs and Output (Wagner), 1972-1976

Computerized analysis of Aristotle's views on the use of force.

Box 12 Folder 1-2
Student Writing and Project Samples - Map Overlays and Strategy Games, undated
Box 12 Folder 3
Student Writing and Project Samples - Written Assignments and Problem Solutions, 1965-1971, undated
Box 12 Folder 4
Syllabi and Discussion Schedules, 1960-1966
Box 12 Folder 5
Syllabi and Discussion Schedules, 1966-1971
Box 13 Folder 1
Syllabi and Discussion Schedules, 1971-1976
Box 13 Folder 2
Syllabi and Discussion Schedules, 1975-1976, undated
Box 13 Folder 3
War Game - Caesar vs. Pompey, 1966

Includes student solutions.

Subseries 3b: History of Seapower Course, 1960-1977 Boxes 13-14

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's teaching of the Academy's core course on the evolution of naval weapons, tactics, and the influence of sea power upon history. Included in the subseries are syllabi, assignments, class handouts, course policy documents, and samples of student writings. Among the student projects and writing samples are essays and printed output from student-developed computer programs analyzing the work of Alfred Thayer Mahan, tank warfare, and the efficiency of world navies.

Also included in the subseries are alumni reminiscences on the Vietnam War, as well as memos and proposals regarding the potential restructuring of the teaching of the history of sea power.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 13 Folder 4
Course Memos and Policies, 1964-1973

Memos regarding grading, classroom policies, and guest visitation.

Box 13 Folder 5
Course Reserves, 1971-1972
Box 13 Folder 6-8
Exams and Assignment Prompts, 1966-1973, undated

Includes numerous strategy problems surrounding major naval battles throughout history and the decisions of admirals such as Nelson, Byng, Rodney, and Villenueve, as well as assignments related to logistics, amphibious operations and scenarios entitled Operation Austerity and Operation Domino.

Box 13 Folder 9
Handouts - General, undated
Box 13 Folder 10
Handouts - Vietnam War, 1966-1970, undated

Includes wartime reminiscences of Naval Academy Graduates and officers Frank Akers, R. A. Black, Gary Blinn, John D. Buckelew, J. M. Chambers, Peter M. Molloy, and Patrick Serbak. Includes material on Midshipman Education in Counterinsurgency.

Box 13 Folder 11
History of Seapower Course Reorganization, 1966-1971

Includes a proposal for a course entitled "Seapower and National Policy."

Box 13 Folder 12
Student Writing and Project Samples - Computer Programs and Output (Breffeilh), 1971-1976

Computerized analysis of the potential seapower of any given nation, as per the theories of A. T. Mahan.

Box 13 Folder 13
Student Writing and Project Samples - Computer Programs and Output (Duett and Spalding), 1973-1977

Programs simulating tank warfare and for comparing the relative efficiency of world navies.

Box 14 Folder 1
Student Writing and Project Samples - Computer Programs and Output (Graf), 1973-1975

Program for creating and playing war games.

Box 14 Folder 2
Student Writing and Project Samples - Written Assignments and Problem Solutions, 1968-1971
Box 14 Folder 3-4
Syllabi and Reading Lists, 1960-1973, undated

Also includes the Department's selected bibliography and additional syllabi by Professors Darden, Kirk, and Potter.

Subseries 3c: Other Courses, 1948-1971 Box 14

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's teaching of various courses in the Department of English, History & Government, including Advanced Composition and Literature, Naval History, Readings in Western Ideas, and U.S. Military History and Policy. Included in the subseries are memoranda, assignments, examinations, policy documents, and samples of student work.

Among the materials on war games are documents relating to the Academy's teachings on counterinsurgency.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by course title and document type.

Box 14 Folder 5
Advanced Composition and Literature - Assignments and Reading Lists, 1965-1966

Assignments for reading T. E. Lawrence's the Seven Pillars of Wisdom.

Box 14 Folder 6
Naval History - Course Memos and Policies, 1963-1964
Box 14 Folder 7
Naval History - Exams, 1948-1966
Box 14 Folder 8
Naval History - Guide for Teaching Sea Power, 1960, undated
Box 14 Folder 9
Naval History - Reading Requirement Supplements, 1948-1965, undated

Includes a copy of "Materials in Naval History."

Box 14 Folder 10
Readings in Western Ideas - Course Memos, 1967-1971
Box 14 Folder 11
Readings in Western Ideas - Exams and Assignments, undated
Box 14 Folder 12
Readings in Western Ideas - Syllabi, undated
Box 14 Folder 13
U.S. Military History and Policy - Audio Recording, undated

Reel-to-reel tape.

Box 14 Folder 14
U.S. Military History and Policy - Correspondence, 1966
Box 14 Folder 15
U.S. Military History and Policy - Exams and Assignment Prompts (Double Weight), 1965

Includes student solutions.

Box 14 Folder 16
U.S. Military History and Policy - Exams and Assignment Prompts (Operation Flagday), 1966, undated

Includes student solutions.

Box 14 Folder 17
U.S. Military History and Policy - Exams and Assignment Prompts (Operation Mayfair), 1965

Includes student solutions.

Box 14 Folder 18
U.S. Military History and Policy - Exams and Assignment Prompts (Patriots' Day), 1967-1968, undated

Includes student solutions.

Box 14 Folder 19
U.S. Military History and Policy - War Games (Counterinsurgency), 1968

Includes Counterinsurgency Committee notes.

Box 14 Folder 20
U.S. Military History and Policy - War Games (Operation Quickstrike), 1967

Includes student solutions and critique.

Box 14 Folder 21
Weapons Systems Control - Presentation Guidelines, undated

Subseries 3d: Computers and Computing, 1968-1978 Boxes 15-17

Subseries Description

Documentation regarding the Department of English, History & Government's use of computers in historical analysis, computer programming instruction in the Computer Science Department, and the use of Academy computer systems in general. Specifically, the materials focus on computer programs developed by both midshipmen and the Academic Computer Center, and the storage of those programs in the History Department Computer Program Library, as well as the publication of a report on Computer Assisted Analysis of Historical Evidence. Included in the subseries are printouts of computer output, manuals, memoranda, conference proceedings, and early email messages.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 15 Folder 1-2
Academic Computing Center - Manuals and Guides, 1971-1975, undated
Box 15 Folder 3
Background Information, 1972-1974, undated

Documentation on social science data projects and a copy of Charles McClelland's "International Interaction Analysis: Basic Research and Some Practical Applications."

Box 15 Folder 4
Computer Assisted Analysis of Historical Evidence - Correspondence and Notes, 1970-1978

Includes History Department memos regarding the use of computing in Naval Academy history courses.

Box 15 Folder 5
Computer Assisted Analysis of Historical Evidence - Report, 1971-1973
Box 15 Folder 6
Computer Science Department - Assignments and Texts, 1971-1973
Box 15 Folder 7-8
Computer Science Department - Assignments and Texts (FORTRAN for the IBM 1130), 1967
Box 15 Folder 9
Duke University Presentation, 1974, undated
Box 16 Folder 1-2
History Department Computer Program Library, 1973-1977

Catalogs and instructions for using the departmental library of student and USNA created computer programs.

Box 16 Folder 3
Nimitz Library, 1973-1976

Regarding Russell's use of Nimitz Library space for continued editing of the History Department computer library.

Box 16 Folder 4
Political Science Department - Fathom-Weis Text Retrieval Program, 1972
Box 16 Folder 5
Pouliot, Raymond G., 1975-1976

Primarily correspondence regarding Russell's use of early email systems.

Box 16 Folder 6
Programs - Amphibious Operations, 1976-1977
Box 16 Folder 7
Programs - Analyze Combat by Fire, 1975-1978
Box 16 Folder 8
Programs - Augustine's Concepts, 1976
Box 16 Folder 9
Programs - Bertie, 1977

Correspondence regarding a program based on the work of Bertrand Russell.

Box 16 Folder 10
Programs - Carrier Warfare, 1972-1976
Box 16 Folder 11
Programs - Football Pass Coverage, 1974
Box 16 Folder 12
Programs - Grammar and Citations, 1973-1975
Box 16 Folder 13
Programs - Keel, 1971-1976

19th century naval battle simulation program called KEEL. Includes correspondence with Jim Schwab regarding graphic visualization.

Box 16 Folder 14
Programs - Lanchester's Laws, 1972-1976
Box 16 Folder 15
Programs - Potential Components for Generalized Combat Program, 1968-1978
Box 17 Folder 1
Programs - War Games, 1972-1977
Box 17 Folder 2
Programs (Commercial), 1974
Box 17 Folder 3-4
Symposia, 1972-1977

Proceedings of the Symposium on the Use of Computers in the Naval Academy Curriculum and the Washington Annapolis Baltimore Area Symposium on Computers in Education. Also includes a submissions and writings by Russell, namely "A Student-Computer Dialogue for Analyzing Historical Evidence."

Subseries 3e: General, 1946-1974 Boxes 17-19

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's personnel actions, the general operations of the Department of English, History & Government, issues relating to the Academy faculty, Naval Academy policies, Russell's retirement preparations, and the Academy's use of War Games as a teaching tool. More specifically, the documents relate to issues such as faculty pay, the Academy's research program, plagiarism, the Faculty Forum, curriculum changes, faculty recruitment, and the Naval History Symposium. Included in the subseries are memoranda, letters, directives, event programs, manuals, and catalogs.

Among the materials on war games are Navy and Joint Chiefs of Staff war game catalogs, commercial strategy and battle simulation games, and articles on the efficacy of war games in general.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 17 Folder 5
Academic Dean, 1970-1974

Search for and reappointment of Bruce Davidson.

Box 17 Folder 6
Course Preferences and Assignments, 1970, undated
Box 17 Folder 7
Departmental Memos and Announcements, 1971-1973
Box 17 Folder 8
Educational Television at the U.S. Naval Academy, 1969
Box 17 Folder 9
Extension Education Program, 1952-1953
Box 17 Folder 10
Faculty Forum, 1970
Box 17 Folder 11
History Book Club, Inc., 1965-1966
Box 17 Folder 12
Instructions and Policies - General, 1965-1973

Academy and Departmental policies on subjects such as research, allocation of funds, sleeping in class, and after-dinner speaking.

Box 17 Folder 13
Instructions and Policies - Plagiarism, 1961, undated
Box 17 Folder 14
Library Information, 1948-1973
Box 17 Folder 15
Military History Symposium, 1969
Box 17 Folder 16
Mohonk Consultations with International Students, 1969-1970
Box 17 Folder 17
Naval History Symposium, 1972-1973
Box 17 Folder 18-19
Official Correspondence - Received from English, History & Government or Naval Academy, 1946-1961

Includes correspondence regarding Academy and Departmental policies, courses taught, and Russell's performance, pay, leave, and promotions.

Box 18 Folder 1-2
Official Correspondence - Received from English, History & Government or Naval Academy, 1962-1968

Includes correspondence regarding the Faculty Data Reporting System, Middle States, the Faculty Forum, academic freedom, departmental policies, plebe indoctrination, and salary, promotion and tenure.

Box 18 Folder 3-4
Official Correspondence - Sent to English, History & Government or Naval Academy, 1946-1961

Includes correspondence regarding curriculum changes, textbooks, literature courses, debate competitions, and faculty housing issues.

Box 18 Folder 5
Official Correspondence - Sent to English, History & Government or Naval Academy, 1962-1973

Includes correspondence regarding specific midshipmen, fire safety, and encroachment upon elective course periods.

Box 18 Folder 6
Official Correspondence - Sent to/Received from English, History & Government or Naval Academy, 1969-1973
Box 18 Folder 7
Ohio State University Military History Course, 1957
Box 18 Folder 8
Promotion, Tenure, and Salary, 1970-1973
Box 18 Folder 9
Recruitments and Candidates, 1971-1973
Box 18 Folder 10
Research Program, 1972-1973

Includes a paper entitled "The Emergence of a Sponsored Research Program at the United States Naval Academy."

Box 18 Folder 11
Retirement Preparation, 1973
Box 18 Folder 12
Term Papers, 1970-1974

Report of and correspondence regarding the Ad Hoc Trustees, E. H. & G. Department, Term Papers.

Box 18 Folder 13
War Games - Articles, 1960-1968, undated
Box 18 Folder 14
War Games - Catalog of Navy War Game Models, 1967-1969
Box 19 Folder 1
War Games - Commercial Strategy Games, 1972-1974, undated
Box 19 Folder 2
War Games - Economics Department Budget War Game, 1971
Box 19 Folder 3
War Games - Joint War Games Agency (Catalog of War Gaming Models, 3rd Edition), 1968
Box 19 Folder 4
War Games - Joint War Games Agency (Catalog of War Gaming Models, 4th Edition), 1969
Box 19 Folder 5
War Games - Joint War Games Agency (Catalog of War Gaming Models, 5th Edition), 1971
Box 19 Folder 6
War Games - Joint War Games Agency (Joint War Gaming Manual), 1966
Box 19 Folder 7
War Games - Joint War Games Agency (Joint War Gaming Manual), 1969

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Series 4: Academic Fellowship, Inc. Files, 1952-1989 Boxes 19-25

Series Description

Documentation of the operations of Academic Fellowship, Incorporated, a Maryland non-profit founded by William Russell, William Darden, and John Kieffer for the purpose of producing affordable teaching materials and offering publishing opportunities to students (especially Naval Academy midshipmen) and authors not typically served by conventional publishing houses.

Series Arrangement

Organized into three subseries by topic.

Subseries 4a: Administrative and Subject Files, 1952-1987 Boxes 19-21

Subseries Description

Documentation of the basic administration of Academic Fellowship, Incorporated. Specifically, the materials in the sub-series pertain to the Fellowship's incorporation, finances, services, and dealings with third parties. Included in the sub-series are incoming and outgoing letters, contracts, copyright documents, legal documents, notes, and tax documents.

Includes material on Russell's donation of the Morris Family Papers and involvement with the Westminster Foundation of Annapolis.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 19 Folder 8
Articles of Incorporation, Charter, and By-Laws, 1963-1964
Box 19 Folder 9
Book Exchange, 1963, undated
Box 19 Folder 10
Consulting, 1972
Box 19 Folder 11
Consulting (MAFTEP), 1972-1974
Box 19 Folder 12
Contracts, 1967, undated
Box 20 Folder 1
Contributions, 1963-1976
Box 20 Folder 2
Copyright Information, 1963-1975
Box 20 Folder 3
Corinthian Conservation Company, 1963
Box 20 Folder 4
Darden, William - Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1963-1974
Box 20 Folder 5
Duke University Presentation, 1974
Box 20 Folder 6
Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1969-1974
Box 20 Folder 7
English, History & Government Department, 1963-1966
Box 20 Folder 8
Financial Summaries, 1974
Box 20 Folder 9
Foundations, 1952-1967
Box 20 Folder 10
Harvard University Press, 1966
Box 20 Folder 11
Haverford College President's Office, 1963-1969
Box 20 Folder 12
IRS File, 1964-1967
Box 20 Folder 13
Logo and Illustrations, undated
Box 20 Folder 14
Mailings and Order Forms, undated
Box 20 Folder 15
Membership in Other Agencies, 1973, undated
Box 20 Folder 16-17
Miscellaneous Correspondence and Notes, 1963-1976, undated
Box 20 Folder 18
Overseers, 1963-1964
Box 20 Folder 19
Prospectus, 1963-1965
Box 20 Folder 20
Russell, William - Personal File, 1965-1987
Box 20 Folder 21
Secretarial Service, undated
Box 20 Folder 22
Secretary Formal Reports, 1965
Box 20 Folder 23
Speaking Service, 1965
Box 20 Folder 24
St. John's College, 1968-1974
Box 20 Folder 25
Student Writing, 1967-1972, undated
Box 21 Folder 1
Term Paper Publishing, 1964-1966
Box 21 Folder 2
Treasurer - Corporate Reports, 1964-1984
Box 21 Folder 3
Treasurer - General Records, 1964-1972
Box 21 Folder 4
Treasurer - Secretary/Treasurer File, 1975-1983
Box 21 Folder 5
United States Naval Institute, 1965-1978
Box 21 Folder 6
Westminster Foundation of Annapolis, 1966-1981

Subseries 4b: Project and Publication Files, 1961-1976 Boxes 21-23

Subseries Description

Documentation of the publishing projects undertaken and considered by the Fellowship. In addition to course readers produced by Russell for his history courses at the Naval Academy, the materials in the sub-series focus on the publication of the poems of Marion Barsodi, T. Canby Jones' George Fox's Attitude Toward War, William Kyle Smith's Calvin's Ethics of War, and Charles Bowling's Synthetic Situation Analysis. Included in the subseries are incoming and outgoing letters, draft manuscripts, notes, publications, financial documents, and original artwork.

Additional material pertaining to Russell's writing and business relationships with Charles Bowling can be found in Series 2: Writings and Research and Subseries 4c: Casyndekan, Inc. Files. Other writings by Bowling are available in Series 5: Subject Files.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author and project title.

Box 21 Folder 7
Arrian's Alexander the Invincible (Drafts and Proofs), 1967-1968
Box 21 Folder 8
Borsodi, Marion - Calendar: A Collection of Poems by Marion Sherman Borsodi (Contributions), 1976, undated
Box 21 Folder 9
Borsodi, Marion - Calendar: A Collection of Poems by Marion Sherman Borsodi (Copyright), 1975-1976
Box 21 Folder 10
Borsodi, Marion - Calendar: A Collection of Poems by Marion Sherman Borsodi (Correspondence), 1973-1975
Box 21 Folder 11
Borsodi, Marion - Calendar: A Collection of Poems by Marion Sherman Borsodi (Costs), 1975
Box 21 Folder 12
Borsodi, Marion - Calendar: A Collection of Poems by Marion Sherman Borsodi (Cover Art), 1975-1976
Box 21 Folder 13
Borsodi, Marion - Calendar: A Collection of Poems by Marion Sherman Borsodi (Promotion), 1976
Box 21 Folder 14
Bowling, Charles M. - Synthetic Situation Analysis, 1967
Box 21 Folder 15
Bowling, Charles M. - Synthetic Situation Analysis (Drafts and Proofs), 1967
Box 21 Folder 16
Ethics of War and Peace Project (Correspondence and Notes), 1964-1972, undated
Box 21 Folder 17
Gilbert, Allan H. Excerpts from Machiavelli's The Art of War, 1963
Box 21 Folder 18
Gilbert, Allan H. Excerpts from Machiavelli's The Art of War (Correspondence), 1963-1964
Box 21 Folder 19
Hall, Edwin M. - "Lake Erie Theory", 1963
Box 21 Folder 20
Hall, Edwin M. - "Lake Erie Theory" (Correspondence), 1963
Box 21 Folder 21
Heflter, Alden - Autobiography (Correspondence), 1965-1976
Box 22 Folder 1
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War, 1972
Box 22 Folder 2
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Annapolis Friends), 1966
Box 22 Folder 3
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Bainton), 1964
Box 22 Folder 4
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Contractual Agreement), 1970, undated
Box 22 Folder 5
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Correspondence), 1964-1973
Box 22 Folder 6
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Correspondence Re: Complaint to Superintendent, USNA), 1964-1965
Box 22 Folder 7
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Expense Notes), 1967-1972
Box 22 Folder 8
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Miscellaneous), 1965-1972, undated
Box 22 Folder 9
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Project Announcement), 1966
Box 22 Folder 10
Jones, T. Canby - George Fox's Attitude Toward War (Quaker Collection, Haverford College), 1964-1967
Box 22 Folder 11
Marine Corps Gazette Reprints (Notes and Correspondence), 1965-1966
Box 22 Folder 12
Miscellaneous Potential Projects (Correspondence), 1961-1971
Box 22 Folder 13
Mottahedeh, Marcia - Muslim Ethics of War (Drafts and Correspondence), 1971-1974, undated
Box 22 Folder 14
Plastic Map Project (Correspondence), 1961-1965
Box 22 Folder 15
Polybius on Hannibal and Scipio Africanus (Correspondence and Costs), 1963-1968
Box 22 Folder 16-17
Polybius on Hannibal and Scipio Africanus (Drafts and Proofs), 1963-1966
Box 22 Folder 18
Procopius: Belisarius and Narses (Correspondence and Costs), 1964-1965
Box 22 Folder 19
Procopius: Belisarius and Narses (Drafts and Proofs), 1964
Box 23 Folder 1
Saint Augustine on Ethics and Warfare (Correspondence and Notes), 1961-1964
Box 23 Folder 2
Saint Augustine on Ethics and Warfare (Costs), 1966-1968
Box 23 Folder 3
Saint Augustine on Ethics and Warfare (Drafts and Proofs), 1961-1966
Box 23 Folder 4
Smith, William Kyle - Calvin's Ethics of War, 1972
Box 23 Folder 5
Smith, William Kyle - Calvin's Ethics of War (Notes), undated
Box 23 Folder 6
Stokesberry, James J. - The Development of Smokeless Gunpowder (Correspondence and Drafts), 1965-1969
Box 23 Folder 7
Stoudt, John Joseph (Correspondence), 1963-1972
Box 23 Folder 8
Sweeney, Michael J. - Officer's Oath Research Paper (Correspondence), 1966-1970
Box 23 Folder 9
Thucydides and the First Great War (Correspondence and Costs), 1966-1967
Box 23 Folder 10
Thucydides and the First Great War (Drafts and Proofs), 1966-1969
Box 23 Folder 11
When Insurgency Begot Tyrants: The First Book of the Maccabees (Correspondence), 1967-1969, undated

Includes materials regarding contributions and illustrations.

Box 23 Folder 12
When Insurgency Begot Tyrants: The First Book of the Maccabees (Drafts and Proofs), 1968-1971

Subseries 4c: Casyndekan, Inc. Files, 1966-1989 Boxes 23-25

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's and Academic Fellowship's business relationship with Charles Bowling's for-profit company, Casyndekan, Incorporated. In part, the subseries documents Casyndekan's production of decision-analysis software and concept indexes, as well as Casyndekan's founding, Academic Fellowship's financial support of Casyndekan, and issues surrounding the patentability of software. Included in the subseries are letters, minutes, contracts, stock certificates, statements, notes, brochures, and legal documents.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 23 Folder 13
Academic Fellowship Stock Holdings, 1970-1972
Box 23 Folder 14
Articles of Incorporation, 1968
Box 23 Folder 15
Board of Directors, 1968-1970
Box 23 Folder 16
BoRu Project Memos, 1966-1967
Box 23 Folder 17
Bowling Project Report of Operations, 1968
Box 23 Folder 18
Brochures, undated
Box 23 Folder 19
Casyndekan Annapolis Account, 1970-1971
Box 24 Folder 1
Casyndekan Computer Output, 1967
Box 24 Folder 2
Casyndekan Computerized Analysis, undated
Box 24 Folder 3
Colorado Division of Securities, 1969
Box 24 Folder 4
Concept Index Evaluation, 1972
Box 24 Folder 5
Contracts and Agreements, 1968-1971
Box 24 Folder 6-7
General Correspondence, 1966-1972
Box 24 Folder 8
Logo and Letterhead, 1968
Box 24 Folder 9
Patents, 1968-1972
Box 24 Folder 10
Personal, 1971
Box 24 Folder 11
Publications and Products - Analysis By Synthesis, 1967-1971, undated
Box 24 Folder 12
Publications and Products - Casyndekan Machiavelli, 1969
Box 24 Folder 13
Publications and Products - The Clausewitz Casyndekan, 1970
Box 24 Folder 14
Publications and Products - Condex [Concept Index] of the Holy Bible, 1971
Box 24 Folder 15
Publications and Products - E-Z Learner Study Texts, 1972
Box 24 Folder 16
Publications and Products - Zeus-Athena Software, 1971-1989, undated
Box 24 Folder 17
Securities and Exchange Commission, 1971-1972
Box 25 Folder 1
Security, 1970-1972, undated
Box 25 Folder 2
Stockholder Meetings and Notices, 1969-1972

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Series 5: Subject Files, 1914-1991 Boxes 25-32, 33 [OS]

Series Description

Documentation of Russell's interests, affiliations, family history, career before joining the civilian faculty of the United States Naval Academy, and life following retirement.

Series Arrangement

Organized into two subseries by topic.

Subseries 5a: General, 1914-1990 Boxes 25-31, 33 [OS]

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's personal interests, affiliations, and genealogy. Specifically, the materials focus on Russell's continued interest in computing, the study of counterinsurgency, his work with the United States Marine Corps, his dealings with the Maryland Historical Trust and Historic Annapolis as both a board member and resident of Cumberland Court, his relationship to the Morris Arboretum and Morris Foundation, his service in the United States Navy, and his family, including the disposition of the estates of his wife and father. Included in the subseries are letters, orders, contracts, news clippings, notes, inventories, and photographs.

Included among the materials regarding the Maryland Historical Trust and Historic Annapolis are documents pertaining to the conversion of Carvel Hall Hotel into the William Paca House and Garden.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic and document type.

Box 33 [OS] Folder 1
Ambler-Whitpain-Wissahickon Alumni Association Plaque, 1988
Box 25 Folder 3
Armored Electronic Knights, 1980 (approximate)
Box 25 Folder 4
Basic School PHIBTRALEX, undated
Box 25 Folder 5
Bible Discussion Group, 1957
Box 25 Folder 6
Biographical Sketches, 1970-1973
Box 25 Folder 7
Boole, 1972-1979, undated
Box 25 Folder 8
Bowling, Charles, 1987

Inscribed editions of Bowling's Principles and Elements of Thought Construction, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Robotics.

Box 25 Folder 9
Computers - Correspondence with or about Gary L. Graf, 1974, undated
Box 25 Folder 10
Computers - Projects in Progress, 1976-1979
Box 26 Folder 1
Computers - Projects in Progress, 1976-1979
Box 26 Folder 2
Computers - Star Trek War Game, 1972-1973
Box 26 Folder 3
Constitution (Frigate), undated

Photograph inscribed by Commander Louis Gulliver.

Box 26 Folder 4
Contemporary Authors, 1972-1973
Box 26 Folder 5
Counterinsurgency - 3rd Marine Division, 1961

Anti-Guerrilla Warfare Training bulletins.

Box 26 Folder 6
Counterinsurgency - Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1962

"Introduction to Counterinsurgency" by Dr. Ralph Sanders.

Box 26 Folder 7
Counterinsurgency - Marine Corps Educational Center, 1963

Junior Extension Course in counterinsurgency and counterguerrilla operations.

Box 26 Folder 8
Counterinsurgency - United States Military Academy, 1962-1964

Department of Military Art and Engineering instructor notes on counterinsurgency in the Philippines and Vietnam, as well as on general theory.

Box 26 Folder 9
Counterinsurgency - United States Naval War College Counterinsurgency Study, 1962
Box 26 Folder 10
Cumberland Court Association, 1968-1988

Includes material pertaining to William Paca House and Hammond-Harwood House.

Box 26 Folder 11
Due Process, undated
Box 26 Folder 12
Guadalcanal, 1965

Letter from Brigadier General Lew W. Walt on hand-to-hand combat.

Box 27 Folder 1
Guerrilla Warfare, 1941-1967, undated

Speeches and articles on the history of guerrilla warfare, including in China. Includes a copy of "In South Vietnam: U.S. Biggest Operation Foiled" and Che Guevara's "Guerrilla Warfare: A Method."

Box 27 Folder 2
Hall of Records' Conference on Maryland History, 1974
Box 27 Folder 3
Haverford College, 1950-1986
Box 27 Folder 4
Inchon-Kimpo-Seoul Operations, 1950

1st Marine Division reports.

Box 27 Folder 5-8
Marine Corps, 1946-1990

Includes material on the Marine Corps Museum, oral history program, and Russell's membership on the Commandant's Advisory Committee on Marine Corps History.

Box 28 Folder 1
Marine Corps - Aviation, 1954

Remarks by Brigadier General Richard H. Jeschke.

Box 28 Folder 2
Marine Corps - Student Research, 1943-1970

Material on the battle of Iwo Jima, Pathfinders, and the 2nd Parachute Battalion.

Box 28 Folder 3
Maryland Historical Trust/Historic Annapolis - Correspondence and Notes, 1962-1976

Includes material regarding the conversion of Carvel Hall to the William Paca House and Garden, the Historic Annapolis Research Advisory Committee, fellowship programs, efforts to relocate U.S.S. Constellation, and impacts on the Cumberland Court Association.

Box 28 Folder 4
Maryland Historical Trust/Historic Annapolis - Deeds and Agreements, 1950-1972

Includes material pertaining to attempts to provide access to Carvel Hall/William Paca House via Cumberland Court.

Box 28 Folder 5
Maryland Historical Trust/Historic Annapolis - Minutes, Memos, and Reports, 1954-1969

Material from Russell's term as member of the Historic Annapolis Board of Directors. Includes directories.

Box 28 Folder 6
Maryland Historical Trust/Historic Annapolis - Newsletters, Clippings, and Brochures, 1961-1977
Box 28 Folder 7
Maryland Historical Trust/Historic Annapolis - Photographs, 1976-1977

Exterior images of William Paca House and surrounding structures.

Box 28 Folder 8
Maryland Historical Trust/Historic Annapolis - Plans and Plats, 1976

Plans for changes to properties on Cumberland Court.

Box 28 Folder 9
Miscellaneous Notes and Correspondence, 1960-1984, undated
Box 28 Folder 10-11
Morris Arboretum/Morris Foundation, 1915-1987

Includes material on the William Henry Russell Collection of Morris Family Papers.

Box 28 Folder 12
North, Oliver, 1987
Box 29 Folder 1
Nuclear Weapons, 1982

Primarily pastoral letters.

Box 29 Folder 2
Personal Property Appraisal, 1982
Box 29 Folder 3
Ropp, Theodore, 1961-1964, undated
Box 29 Folder 4
Russell Contributorship, 1986
Box 29 Folder 5-7
Russell, Eunice, 1926-1984

Primarily estate material.

Box 29 Folder 8
Russell Family Genealogy, 1961, undated
Box 29 Folder 9
Russell Heirs, 1966-1977

Includes material regarding the Westminster Foundation of Annapolis.

Box 29 Folder 10
Russell, Robert M. Estate, 1959-1960
Box 30 Folder 1
Russell, William H. Estate, 1942-1946, undated
Box 30 Folder 2
Russian Military and Naval Doctrine, undated
Box 30 Folder 3
St. John's Adult Education Program, 1953-1960
Box 30 Folder 4
Staff Officer Training, 1980 (approximate)

Speech by F. W. von Mellenthin.

Box 30 Folder 5
U.S. Naval War College Correspondence Course, 1958

Course in Amphibious Warfare Concepts.

Box 30 Folder 6
U.S Navy Battleships, undated

Photographs and diagrams.

Box 30 Folder 7
U.S. Navy Frigates, 1940-1943, undated
Box 30 Folder 8
U.S. Navy Museums and Displays, 1954

Carrier warfare displays.

Box 30 Folder 9-10
U.S. Navy Service - Correspondence, 1942-1961
Box 30 Folder 11
U.S. Navy Service - Officer Service Record, 1945-1961
Box 30 Folder 12
U.S. Navy Service - Orders, 1942-1946
Box 31 Folder 1
U.S. Navy Service - Orders (Naval Academy and Separation), 1945-1946
Box 31 Folder 2
U.S. Navy Service - Reserve Duty, 1946-1960
Box 31 Folder 3
Vietnam - Task Force Alfa, 1966

Report of Major William G. Leftwich, Jr.

Box 31 Folder 4
Vietnam - Military Assistance Command Chronology, 1967
Box 33 [OS] Folder 2
Wanamaker Diary (Blank), 1914
Box 31 Folder 5
World War II Combat Art and Photographs, 1943-1945, undated

Subseries 5b: Foulkeways, 1955-1991 Boxes 31-32

Subseries Description

Documentation of Russell's retirement to Foulkeways at Gwynedd. Specifically, the materials pertain to resident activities and organizations, proceedings of the residents' association, the Frank Morgan Jones Fund, and contributions to the newsletter, as well as various other matters pertaining to daily life at Foulkeways. Included in the subseries are letters, notes, minutes, newsletters, brochures, and annual reports.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic.

Box 31 Folder 6
Bulletin, 1985-1989
Box 31 Folder 7
Contributions, 1985-1986
Box 31 Folder 8
Correspondence, 1979 December-1984 June
Box 31 Folder 9
Correspondence, 1984 July-1990 March

Includes annual reports.

Box 31 Folder 10
Current Issues Committee, 1985-1991

Includes annual reports.

Box 31 Folder 11
Dining Room, 1989
Box 31 Folder 12
Games, 1976-1990
Box 31 Folder 13
Jones Fund - Corporate Structure, 1985-1986
Box 31 Folder 14
Jones Fund - Correspondence, 1985-1991
Box 31 Folder 15
Jones Fund - Establishment, 1982-1985
Box 32 Folder 1
Jones Fund - Meetings and Minutes, 1984-1991
Box 32 Folder 2
Jones Fund - Penn Nursing, 1989-1991
Box 32 Folder 3
Jones Fund - People, 1955-1988

Includes photograph of Frank M. Jones.

Box 32 Folder 4
Jones Fund - Publications, 1986-1989, undated
Box 32 Folder 5
Jones Fund - Research Leads, 1984-1988
Box 32 Folder 6
Music, 1985
Box 32 Folder 7
Nursing, 1985
Box 32 Folder 8
Recycling, 1987-1990
Box 32 Folder 9
Residents Association - Correspondence, 1985-1991
Box 32 Folder 10
Residents Association - Minutes and Policies, 1985-1991
Box 32 Folder 11
Residents Association - Nominating Committee, 1988, undated
Box 32 Folder 12
Residents Association - Residents Manual, 1977-1988
Box 32 Folder 13
Self-Evaluation Sub-Committee, undated
Box 32 Folder 14
Volunteerism, 1987
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