|Title:||USS North Carolina Battleship Collection|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Collection (1939-1975) consisting of photocopies of photographs, poetry, letters, personal accounts of battles, menus, diaries, clippings, pamphlets, scrapbook, memoranda, etc., concerning the U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA Battleship and its crew.|
|Extent:||1.66 Cubic feet.|
May 20, 1980 (unprocessed addition 1), 400 items; Commission material (1961-1975), including correspondence, clippings, programs, and miscellaneous pertaining to memorial day ceremonies, the "sound and lights" program, and other aspects of the memorials operation. Donor: U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA Battleship Memorial. Originals were returned December 9, 1998, and photocopies were retained in their place.
August 25, 1980 (unprocessed addition 2), 5 vols.; Specifications and contract documents (1961-1971) for battleship memorial, Donor: Captain Frank S. Conlon, USN (ret)
May 19, 1981 (unprocessed addition 3), 1 vol.; Charles Curtis Awkerman journal (1941-1945). Donor: Lt. Col. Amo F. Judd
January 10, 1983 (unprocessed addition 4), 33 items; Howard E. Mattson papers, including programs, menus, ship newspapers, charts, and miscellaneous items. Donor: Howard W. Mattson
June 7, 1983 (unprocessed addition 5), 200 items; Chaplains' correspondence (1941-1945). donor: Captain Frank S. Conlon, USN (ret)
June 24, 1983 (unprocessed addition 6), 174 items; Executive officer's memos (1943-1944), intelligence file (1941, 1943), historical matter file (1945-1956), and miscellaneous materials. Donor: Captain Frank S. Conlon, USN (ret)
July 11, 1983 (unprocessed addition 7), 177 items; Administrative naval message file (1947). Donor: Captain Frank S. Conlon, USN (ret)
August 29, 1983 (unprocessed addition 8), 121 items; Navigator's files and records, consisting of manuals, reports, memorandums, charts, orders, forms, and miscellaneous. Donor: Captain Frank S. Conlon, USN (ret)
October 4, 1983 (unprocessed addition 9), 1 reels; Movie film of USS North Carolina. Donor: Captain Frank S. Conlon, USN (ret)
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
USS North Carolina Battleship Collection (#292), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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