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U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Robert R. Perry Papers, 1942-1946

Manuscript Collection #677-015

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Title: U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Robert R. Perry Papers
Creators: Perry, Robert R.
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1942-1946) including Navy pre-flight school yearbooks, military manuals, magazines, pamphlets and miscellany.
Extent: 0.155 Cubic feet, 24 items , consisting of Navy pre-flight school yearbooks, military manuals, magazines and pamphlets, and miscellany.

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Accessions Information

November 17, 1994, 24 items; Copies of the Recognition Journal, menus, flight school yearbooks, manuals, and programs. Gift of Mr. Robert R. Perry, Atlanta, Georgia.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Robert R. Perry Papers (#677-015), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. Robert R. Perry

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Items in this collection include fourteen issues (1943-1945) of Recognition Journal containing photos and articles on the latest weaponry, enemy tactics, recognition tips and quizzes, rescue operations, and rating information for all air and surface craft, and a recognition manual (1946) and sheet (1945) issued to servicemen for spotting operations during World War II.

Also included in the collection are a pamphlet on the N3N-3 biplane, UNC-Chapel Hill Navy flight school yearbooks (1942-1943), church bulletins (1946) from Oahu, Christmas Day menu and staff flyers from Kaneohe (1944-1945), and an article on the demise of the Japanese battleships MUSHASI and YAMATO (1945).

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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