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Ecclès, Henry E. (Henry Effingham), 1898-1986
Henry E. Eccles' Writings on Naval Logistics
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.4 linear feet
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Consists of mimeographed copies of Rear Admiral Henry E. Eccles' working papers, articles, and lectures dealing with naval logistics and the Naval War College.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of mimeographed copies of Eccles' working papers, articles, and lectures dealing with naval logistics and the Naval War College. Much of this work was done under the sponsorship of the George Washington Logistics Research Project. Over twenty-six articles (1955-1961) are included in a collection called Notes on Military Concepts, which forms the core of Eccles' book Military Concepts and Philosophy. In addition, there are collected papers entitled Command Logistics (1956) and Military-Political Notes (1961-1965).



Collection Creator Biography:

Ecclès, Henry E. (Henry Effingham), 1898-1986

Henry E. Eccles was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and a major figure at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, from the late 1940s through the 1970s, as a thinker and writer on naval logistics and military theory. [from Wikepedia]

Collection History


Gift of the author. AM17126, 17291, 17310, 17340


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research/

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Henry E. Eccles' Writings on Naval Logistics; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1