Calvin F. Morrow Collection, 1943, 2001

Manuscript Collection #908

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Calvin F. Morrow Collection
    Creator: Morrow, Calvin F.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1943, 2001) consisting of a report entitled Profile of the Members of the B–1 U. S. Navy Band of World War II, 1942-2001, submitted by W. F. Carlson, Jr., B-1 Executive Treasurer and Calvin F. Morrow, B-1 Secretary of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first all-African American Navy band during World War II, and a Servicemen's Map of the United States and Insignia of the Armed Forces, Published by Fred Harvey (Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company © [1943]) Folding map.
    Extent: 0.006 Cubic feet, 2 items,
  • Description
     

    Calvin F. Morrow Collection, 1943, 2001, consists of two items: 1) a report entitled Profile of the Members of the B–1 U. S. Navy Band of World War II, 1942-2001, submitted by W. F. Carlson, Jr., B-1 Executive Treasurer and Calvin F. Morrow, B-1 Secretary of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first all-African American Navy band during World War II. The report lists 44 band members and 4 replacements, it also includes a description of the band members’ profession before and after their service; 2) the collection also includes a Servicemen's Map of the United States and Insignia of the Armed Forces, Published by Fred Harvey (Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company © [1943]. Printed. Folding map. Scale: 1:9,757,000. 1 = 154 miles. 14” x 22”. The route from California to North Carolina - probably in 1946 - is marked on the map; the map is also inscribed: ”Calvin F. Morrow, Mus. 2/C”. The verso of the map provides military insignia for all the services and their various military formations.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    March 21, 2003, 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet, 3 pages; Collection (2001) consisting of a report entitled Profile of the Members of the B-1 U. S. Navy Band of World War II, 1942-2001, submitted by W. F. Carlson, Jr., B-1 Executive Treasurer and Calvin F. Morrow, B-1 Secretary of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first all-African American Navy band during World War II. Donor: Calvin F. Morrow.

    August 3, 2015, Addition #1, 1 item, 0.005 cubic feet; Servicemen’s Map of the U.S. and insignia of the Armed Forces published by Fred Harvey. Donor: Calvin F. Morrow via Alex Albright.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Calvin F. Morrow
    Gift of Calvin F. Morrow via Alex Albright

    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

    Calvin F. Morrow Collection (#908), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processing completed May 9, 2019 by Jonathan Dembo and Thomas Hall (intern)

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Servicemen's Map of the United States and Insignia of the Armed Forces, Published by Fred Harvey (Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company © [1943]) Printed. Scale: 1:9,757,000. 1" = 154 miles. 14" x 22" Note: Front inscribed: "Calvin F. Morrow" in upper margin; Verso inscribed: "Calvin F. Morrow, Mus.2C [Musician 2nd Class]" in upper margin; Railroad route between Raleigh, North Carolina to vicinity of Niles, California marked in ink.


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