|Title:||John Wallace Gilpin Papers|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1907-2001) of Lt. Cmndr. John W. Gilpin, U.S. Navy, including materials relating to his family; attendance at the U. S. Naval Academy (Class of 1941); World War II service on the destroyers U. S. S. Monaghan, U.S.S. Trathen, and U.S.S. Evans; his postwar education, business career, and fraternal life.|
|Extent:||1.1 Cubic feet.|
July 20, 2001 (unprocessed), 4 containers, 1870 items, 1.1 cubic feet; Papers of Lt. Cmndr. John W. Gilpin, US Navy, including materials relating to his family; attendance at the U. S. Naval Academy (Class of 1941); World War II service on the destroyers USS MONAGHAN, USS TRATHEN, and USS EVANS ; his postwar education, business career, and social, fraternal, and social life, 1907-2001. (1.1 cubic feet est.). Donor: Mrs. John W. Gilpin.
July 11, 2005 (unprocessed addition 1), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Clipping (ca. 1945) from a Baltimore, MD newspaper, entitled “Battle Off Okinawa: City Sailor Leaps Into Sea To Save Officer,” describing how Seaman 1 Class Pat J. Macciocca rescued Lt. John W. Gilpin, the executive officers of the USS EVANS, when the latter was blown overboard during a Japanese Kamikaze attack; article has a portrait of Macciocca. Incomplete. Photocopy. Donor: Mrs. John W. Gilpin.
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John Wallace Gilpin Papers (#833), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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