August 10, 1999 (unprocessed), 2 cubic feet; Research files for writing of the history of the USS
Emmons: The Emmons Saga, including photographs and correspondence, and copies of diaries (U.S. and German), ship's war diaries, after-action reports, operational remarks, clippings, letters, and reports. Donor: USS
August 24, 1999 (unprocessed addition 1), 0.27 cubic feet, 235 items, 248 pages; Papers (1950-1999, undated) including a photograph album showing Captain Billingsley, the USS
Columbus (CA-74), his family members, fellow naval officers, Lady Nancy Astor, King George VI, naval vessels, social events and ceremonies in England, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Subic Bay, the Philippines, and other locations; also papers relating to Billingsley’s death and burial at sea. Donor: Carolyn Hunter.
Gift of USS Emmons Association
Gift of Carolyn Hunter
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Edward Baxter Billingsley Papers (#782), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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