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Herbert F. Rosinski Papers

Scope & content

The collection consists of ten boxes of papers which fully document Rosinski's personal life and academic career, both in Europe and America. They are divided into six series and follow the sequence and numerical designations assigned to them by Dr. Richard P. Stebbins. Stebbins was a friend and colleague of Rosinski and prepared the collection for transfer to the War College.

Series 1 (personal records) contains biographical statements, photographs, fellowship applications, income tax records, medical records, estate records, and copies of his obituary. Series 2(correspondence) includes letters to and from Rosinski, largely on topics related to his career - i.e., his academic appointments, research and publications,and publishing contracts. The letters appear in English, German, and French. Series 3 (published writings) contains copies of his pamphlets, articles, book reviews, editorials, and major books. Series 4 (lectures and seminars) includes presentations delivered during his academic career; the materials are in English and German. Series 5 unpublished writings) includes holograph and typescript articles as well as accounts of conversations with various figures. Series 6 (notes and outlines) contains material on German affairs, military affairs, seapower, and airpower.