Daniel K. Hargan Papers, 1942-1945

Manuscript Collection #700

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Daniel K. Hargan Papers
    Creator: Hargan, Daniel K.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1942-1945) including correspondence, letters, references routine, restrictions and entertainment, etc.
    Extent: 0.055 Cubic feet, 21 items, consisting of correspondence.
  • Description

    Correspondence in the collection consists of letters from Daniel K. Hargan. References are made to routine, restrictions, and entertainment on board ship and in port; uncertainty about leaves and personal relationships; and difficulties with the mail. A cursory description of Cristobal, Panama, is given.

    Also included are miscellaneous letter referring to Victory Parade broadcasts and letter-censoring.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Seaman 2nd Class Daniel K. Hargan (b. 1923) of Rochester, New York, began service in the Navy in 1942. Most of his tour of duty was in the Atlantic aboard the USS YMS 66, an auxiliary motor minesweeper, headquartered in the Panama Canal Zone.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    May 22, 1995, Correspondence (1942-1945) of U. S. Navy enlisted man. Gift courtesy of Friends of ECU Library.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Friends of ECU Library

    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

    Daniel K. Hargan Papers (#700), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

Container List

This page is only for requesting materials that you wish to view in person in the Reading Room at Joyner Library. It does not permit you to view the materials online or to request their photoduplication. If you would like to request materials for photoduplication, please visit our Copying and Permissions page.

Sensitive Materials Statement

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection, without the consent of those individuals, may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which East Carolina University assumes no responsibility.

Use the checkboxes to select the boxes/folders you would like to view, then click continue at the bottom of the page.

Container List

Once you have selected all of the boxes/folders you would like to view, click