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Herbert F. Rosinski Papers

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Series I. Personal Papers
1 box
Series I contains biographical statements, photographs, fellowship applications, income tax records, medical records ,estate records, and copies of Rosinksi's obituary.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Inventory of Papers of Herbert Rosinski prepared by Richard P. Stebbins.
Box 1, Folder 2 Career Chronology prepared by Richard P. Stebbins, 1987.
1987
Box 1, Folder 3 An Annotated Checklist of the works of Herbert Rosinski compiled by Richard P. Stebbins, 1987.
1987
Box 1, Folder 4 Index to Correspondence of Herbert Rosinski with an introductory note by Richard P. Stebbins.
Box 1, Folder 5 Personal Documents, including certificate, marriage certificate, divorce decree, certificate of naturalization, and certificate of death.
Box 1, Folder 6 Passports and Identity Documents.
Box 1, Folder 7 Photographs, Personal and Family.
Box 1, Folder 8 Bank Books.
Box 1, Folder 9 Address Books.
Box 1, Folder 10 Personal History Statements, including curriculum vita, publications in English, job applications, and list of academic and professional positions.
Box 1, Folder 11 Fellowship applications, including those for Guggenheim and James Forrestal Fellowships.
Box 1, Folder 12 Income Tax Records, 1940-1945.
1940-1945
Box 1, Folder 13 Income Tax Records, 1946-1952.
1946-1952
Box 1, Folder 14 Income Tax Records, 1953-56.
1953-1956
Box 1, Folder 15 Income Tax Records, 1957-1961.
1957-1961
Box 1, Folder 16 Medical Records.
Box 1, Folder 17 Obituaries, 1962.
1962
Box 2, Folder 1 Personal Papers, Estate Papers.
Box 2, Folder 2 Miscellaneous.

Series II. Correspondence
2 boxes
Series II contains letters to and from Rosinski, as well as correspondence initiated by Dr. Richard P. Stebbins and Dr. Evelyn Cherpak regarding the location of Rosinski manuscripts in other libraries.

Arrangement: The series is arranged alphabetically and chronologically, except for several folders (arranged by subject) containing correspondence written in German and sent by Rosinski from India in 1948-1949 and from Europe in 1958-1961.

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 3 Correspondence, Letters sent from Europe and India, 1948-1949.
1948-1949
Box 2, Folder 4 Letters sent from Europe, 1958.
1958
Box 2, Folder 5 Letters sent from Europe, 1960.
1960
Box 2, Folder 6 Letters sent from Europe, 1961.
1961
Box 2, Folder 7 Letters received, Army War College, 1956-1957.
1956-1957
Box 2, Folder 8 Letters received, Boeing Company, 1942-1986.
1942-1986
Box 2, Folder 9 Letters sent and received, Boston University Library, 1985-1986.
1985-1986
Box 2, Folder 10 Letters sent and received, Brookings Institution, 1953-1986.
1953-1986
Box 2, Folder 11 Letters sent and received, Admiral C.R. Brown, 1948-1960.
1948-1960
Box 2, Folder 12 Letters sent and received, Edward M. Earle, 1943.
1943
Box 2, Folder 13 Letters received, RADM Henry E. Eccles, 1954-1985.
1954-1985
Box 2, Folder 14 Letters received, Col. A. Ernst, 1951-1962.
1951-1962
Box 2, Folder 15 Letters sent and received, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1941-1943.
1941-1943
Box 2, Folder 16 Letters received, Foreign Affairs , 1939-1941.
1939-1941
Box 2, Folder 17 Letters received, Hans Friedrich-Freska, 1947-1962.
1947-1962
Box 2, Folder 18 Letters received, Christian Herter, 1950-1962.
1950-1962
Box 2, Folder 19 Letters sent and received, Hogarth Press, 1941-1963.
1941-1963
Box 2, Folder 20 Letters received, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1946-1956.
1946-1956
Box 2, Folder 21 Letters received, Infantry Journal, 1941-1961.
1941-1961
Box 2, Folder 22 Letters sent and received, Institute for Advanced Study, 1940-1943.
1940-1943
Box 2, Folder 23 Letters received, Captain Tracy B. Kittredge, 1951-1956.
1951-1956
Box 2, Folder 24 Letters sent and received, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1940-1963.
1940-1963
Box 2, Folder 25 Letters received, National War College, 1950-1951.
1950-1951
Box 2, Folder 26 Letters sent and received, Naval War College, 1940-1953.
1940-1953
Box 3, Folder 1 Correspondence, Letters sent and received, Naval War College Review , Posthumous Publications, 1975-1977.
1975-1977
Box 3, Folder 2 Letters sent and received, Naval War College, Rosinski Paper, 1986-1987.
1986-1987
Box 3, Folder 3 Letters received, Office of War Information, 1945.
1945
Box 3, Folder 4 Letters sent and received, Oxford University Press, 1942.
1942
Box 3, Folder 5 Letters received, John McAuley Palmer, 1941-1946.
1941-1946
Box 3, Folder 6 Letters sent and received, Frederick H. Praeger, Inc., 1963-1968.
1963-1968
Box 3, Folder 7 Letters sent and received, Princeton University Press, 1942-
Box 3, Folder 8 Letters received, Helmuth and Elisabeth Reme, 1950-1951.
1950-1951
Box 3, Folder 9 Letters received, Mathilde Rohland, 1948-1949.
1948-1949
Box 3, Folder 10 Letters received, Leo Strauss, 1950-1964.
1950-1964
Box 3, Folder 11 Letters sent and received, Twentieth Century Fund, 1956-1986.
1956-1986
Box 3, Folder 12 Letters received, Anne-Marie Volger, 1950-1951.
1950-1951
Box 3, Folder 13 Letters received, Burke Wilkinson, 1948-1956.
1948-1956
Box 3, Folder 14 Letters received, RADM Harry E. Yarnell, 1941-1948.
1941-1948
Box 3, Folder 15 Miscellaneous Letters received, A-B.
Box 3, Folder 16 Miscellaneous Letters received, C-D.
Box 3, Folder 17 Miscellaneous Letters received, E-H.
Box 3, Folder 18 Miscellaneous Letters received, H-K.
Box 3, Folder 19 Miscellaneous Letters received, L-M.
Box 3, Folder 20 Miscellaneous Letters received, M-N.
Box 3, Folder 21 Miscellaneous Letters received, O-R.
Box 3, Folder 22 Miscellaneous Letters received, R-S.
Box 3, Folder 23 Miscellaneous Letters received, S-V.
Box 3, Folder 24 Miscellaneous Letters received, W-Z.

Series III. Writings, 1930-1977
2 boxes
Series III contains copies of Rosinski's major books, pamphlets, articles, book reviews, and letters to the editor, which appeared in US and foreign periodicals. They include studies on Sea Power, Warfare, National Defense, Clausewitz, Mahan, the Strategy of War, German Naval Thought, and Japan.

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 1 Books and Pamphlets, Das Japanische Kaisereich , 1937.
1937
Box 4, Folder 2 Review of Das Japanische Kaisereich .
Box 4, Folder 3 Deutsche Bearbeitung von Castex , 1937.
1937
Box 4, Folder 4 The German Army , 1940.
1940
Box 4, Folder 5 The German Army , 1965.
1965
Box 4, Folder 6 The German Army , Reviews of.
1965
Box 4, Folder 7 Die Deutsche Armee , 1970.
1970
Box 4, Folder 8 Sea Power in the Pacific , 1942.
1942
Box 4, Folder 9 Power and Human Destiny , 1965.
1965
Box 4, Folder 10 Power and Human Destiny , Reviews of.
Box 5, Folder 1 Writings, El Poder y el destino humano, , 1967.
1967
Box 5, Folder 2 The Development of Naval Thought , 1977.
1977
Box 5, Folder 3 The Development of Naval Thought , Reviews.
Box 5, Folder 4 Pamphlets, Studien zum Problem der Autarkie in Japan, 1930.
1930
Box 5, Folder 5 The Evolution of Sea Power, 1951.
1951
Box 5, Folder 6 The Evolution of the Conduct of War, 2nd edition, 1958.
1958
Box 5, Folder 7 Articles and Reviews, American Historical Review, 1942-1947.
1942-1947
Box 5, Folder 8 Brassey's Naval Annual, "Command of the Sea," 1939.
1939
Box 5, Folder 9 Brassey's Naval Annual, "Mahan and the Present War," 1941.
1941
Box 5, Folder 10 Brassey's Naval Annual, "The Expansion of Sea Power in the Present War," 1944.
1944
Box 5, Folder 11 Brassey's Naval Annual, "Strategy and Propaganda in German Naval Thought," 1945.
1945
Box 5, Folder 12 Brassey's Naval Annual, "The Role of Sea Power in Global Warfare of the Future," 1947.
1947
Box 5, Folder 13 Deutsche Literaturzeitang, 1931.
1931
Box 5, Folder 14 Historische Zeitschrift and Wetenschappelijke Bladen, Articles in, 1935.
1935
Box 5, Folder 15 Infantry Journal , Reviews, 1941-43.
1941-1943
Box 5, Folder 16 Infantry Journal , articles and reviews, 1944-1950.
1944-1950
Box 5, Folder 17 Journal of World History , "The 20th Century Revolution in Warfare," 1958 and Readings in American Foreign Policy , 5th edition
Box 5, Folder 18 The Nation , Reviews, 1940-1944.
1940-1944
Box 5, Folder 19 The National Review , "The Strategic Geography of Oceans," 1938.
1938
Box 5, Folder 20 The Naval War College Review , "From Scharnhorst to Schlieffen: The Rise and Decline of German Military Thought," 1976.
1976
Box 5, Folder 21 Nene Zurcher Zeitung , 1958.
1958
Box 5, Folder 22 New York Times Magazine , "The Army Behind Hitler," 1939.
1939
Box 5, Folder 23 Political Quarterly , "The Reichswehr Crisis," 1938.
1938
Box 5, Folder 24 The Reporter , "More than Ever - Land vs. Sea Power," 1950.
1950
Box 5, Folder 25 Round Table , "The Past and Future of Warfare," 1938 and "The German Military Mind," 1939.
1938-1939
Box 5, Folder 26 Yale Review , Reviews of books on Naval Strategy, 1942.
1942

Series IV. Lectures and Seminars, 1937-1956
1 box
Series IV consists of lectures and seminar presentations delivered by Rosinski at universities, war colleges, and conferences both in the US and abroad. His topics ranged from sea power to Soviet strategy and Mahan and Corbett.

Arrangement: Series IV is arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 5, Folder 27 Lectures and Seminars, Development of Clausewitz's Theory of War, Oxford University, 1937. Edited and unedited versions and revised draft.
1937
Box 6, Folder 1 Lectures and Seminars, Changes in Character of War, London, [1939].
1939
Box 6, Folder 2 Changes in German Army, London, [1939].
1939
Box 6, Folder 3 The Role of Civilian Scholars in the Study of War, American Historical Association, 1940.
1940
Box 6, Folder 4 Clipping referring to Lecture on Strategic Aspects of American Defense at American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1940.
1940
Box 6, Folder 5 Command of the Sea, Lowell Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, 1941.
1941
Box 6, Folder 6 German Military Studies, 1919-1945, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1945.
1919-1945
Box 6, Folder 7 Expansion of Sea Power, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1945.
1945
Box 6, Folder 8 German Industrial Mobilization, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1946.
1946
Box 6, Folder 9 Lectures delivered to Generals of the Indian Army, New Delhi, 1948, entitled The World Crisis, The Evolution of Warfare, Warfare of the Future, The German School of Military Thought, The Germany Gerneral Staff System, Coordination of Strategy, and Industrial Mobilization and Higher Military Organization.
1948
Box 6, Folder 10 Notes for lectures delivered to Generals of the Indian Army, New Delhi, 1948.
1948
Box 6, Folder 11 Role of the Small Neutral State, Swiss Officer's Society, Bern, Switzerland, 1954.
1954
Box 6, Folder 12 Lecture Notes on Sea Power and Industrial Warfare, 1949.
1949
Box 6, Folder 13 Soviet Strategy, 1950-1955, National War College, 1950.
1950
Box 6, Folder 14 Asiatic Third Force, School of Advanced International Studies Alumni Association, Washington, D.C., 1951.
1951
Box 6, Folder 15 Maritime Strategy in First and Second World Wars, [1951].
1951
Box 6, Folder 16 The Characteristics of Sea Power, Naval War College, Newport, R.I., 1951.
1951
Box 6, Folder 17 Notes on Development of Global Strategy, Naval War College, Newport, R.I., 1952.
1952
Box 6, Folder 18 Clausewitz, Naval War College, Newport, R.I., 1953.
1953
Box 6, Folder 19 Mahan and Corbett, Naval War College, Newport, R.I., 1953.
1953
Box 6, Folder 20 Lecture Notes for Naval War College presentations, 1953.
1953
Box 6, Folder 21 Sea Power and Naval Power and Their Relation to National Power in the World Today, Naval War College, Newport, R.I., 1956.
1956
Box 6, Folder 22 Discussion at Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1956.
1956
Box 6, Folder 23 The Structure of Military Strategy, Army War College, 1956.
1956
Box 6, Folder 24 The Structure of Strategy in the Nuclear Age, Army War College, 1956.
1956

Series V. Unpublished Writings, 1935-1963
2.75 boxes
Series V contains unpublished holograph and typescript articles, editorials, reviews, and accounts of Rosinski's conversations with Nehru.

Arrangement: Series V is arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 7, Folder 1 Unpublished/Unidentified Writings, Ueber die Theorie des Krieges, [1953].
1953
Box 7, Folder 2 Clausewitz and Schlieffen, [1938].
1938
Box 7, Folder 3 Mahan, 1938.
1938
Box 7, Folder 4 Anglo-German Naval Relations, [1940].
1940
Box 7, Folder 5 The German Problem for Atlantic Monthly , 1941.
1941
Box 7, Folder 6 Tirpitz and the Anglo-German Naval Rivaly, Guggenheim Fellowship Application, [1941].
1941
Box 7, Folder 7 Draft Memo on Allied Strategy, 1941.
1941
Box 7, Folder 8 World-Wide Strategy, 1942.
1942
Box 7, Folder 9 The Delimitation of Strategy, Operations, and Tactics, [1943].
1943
Box 7, Folder 10 General Staff Make-Up, 1944; Hitler's Strategy of Despair, [1944].
1944
Box 7, Folder 11 Proposals for Interrogation of German Officers, [1945].
1945
Box 7, Folder 12 Der Kries zur see, 1945.
1945
Box 7, Folder 13 Survey of German material for Industrial College of Armed Forces, 1946.
1946
Box 7, Folder 14 Truman Doctrine, 1947.
1947
Box 7, Folder 15 Review of French War Books, [1947].
1947
Box 7, Folder 16 Review of British Naval Books, [1947].
1947
Box 7, Folder 17 Review of Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy , 1948.
1948
Box 7, Folder 18 Conversations with Nehru (German), 1949.
1949
Box 7, Folder 19 Conversations with Nehru (English), 1949.
1949
Box 7, Folder 20 Letters relating to Conversations with Nehru, 1949.
1949
Box 7, Folder 21 The Education of the Officer, 1949.
1949
Box 7, Folder 22 The World of Jawaharlal Nehru, 1950.
1950
Box 8, Folder 1 Unpublished/Unidentified Writings, Russia's Feet of Clay, [1951].
1951
Box 8, Folder 2 The European Problem Area, [1952].
1952
Box 8, Folder 3 American Foreign Policy, 1952.
1952
Box 8, Folder 4 Matsuoka, [1953].
1953
Box 8, Folder 5 Germany in 1953, 1954.
1954
Box 8, Folder 6 The World War, 1954.
1954
Box 8, Folder 7 Halder Study, Part I, [1954].
1954
Box 8, Folder 8 Halder Study, Germany Strategy in the Second World War, Part II, [1956].
1956
Box 8, Folder 9 Halder Study, The Russian Campaign of 1941, Part III, [1956].
1956
Box 8, Folder 10 Halder Study, Notes.
Box 8, Folder 11 New Thoughts on Strategy, 1955.
1955
Box 8, Folder 12 The Disarmament Problem in 1955.
1955
Box 8, Folder 13 The Evolution of Warfare , 1955, Part I, Warfare and Strategy; Part II, The Early Period of Strategy; Part III, The Consolidation of Strategy.
1955
Box 8, Folder 14 The Evolution of Warfare , 1955, Part IV, The Industrialization of Warfare.
1955
Box 8, Folder 15 The Evolution of Warfare , 1955, Part V, The Problem of Strategic Thought at Mid-Century.
1955
Box 9, Folder 1 Unpublished/Unidentified Writings, The Evolution of Warfare , Comments on, 1955.
1955
Box 9, Folder 2 Comments on the Theory of War, 1957.
1957
Box 9, Folder 3 The Control of World Revolution, ca. 1958.
1958
Box 9, Folder 4 Civilizations and Religions, 1959.
1959
Box 9, Folder 5 The Western Powers, 1959.
1959
Box 9, Folder 6 The Development of Strategy, ca. 1959.
1959
Box 9, Folder 6 The Development of Strategy, ca. 1959.
1959
Box 9, Folder 7 The Role of Historical Studies in the Scientific Age, 1959.
1959
Box 9, Folder 8 Europe in 1961.
Box 9, Folder 9 Power and Peace , 1962 (German).
1962
Box 9, Folder 10 Power and Human Destiny , 1963, Part I.
1963
Box 9, Folder 11 Power and Human Destiny , 1963, Part II.
1963
Box 9, Folder 12 Power and Human Destiny , Related Studies.

Series V. Notes and Outlines
.25 box
Series V contains materials on German affairs, military affairs, seapower, and air power.

Container Description Date
Box 9, Folder 13 Notes and outlines, Notes on German Affairs.
Box 9, Folder 14 Notes on Military Affairs.
Box 9, Folder 15 Notes on Sea Power and Mahan.
Box 9, Folder 16 Air Power, Outline.
Box 9, Folder 17 Notes on Soviet Affairs.
Box 9, Folder 18 The Future of War and the Problem of Permanent Peace, Outline.
Box 9, Folder 19 Global Age, Outline, ca. 1953.
1953
Box 10, Folder 1 Unpublished typescript Biography of Rosinski by Richard P. Stebbins, 1988. 2 copies.
1988