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Richard Norman Tetlie Collection, 1941-1949 (bulk 1944-1945)

Manuscript Collection #934

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

Title: Richard Norman Tetlie Collection
Creator: Tetlie, Richard Norman
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 4.63 Cubic feet, 10 containers.

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

Accessions Information

August 28, 2003, (unprocessed) 5250 pages, 4.63 cubic feet; Collection (1941-1949 [bulk: 1944-1945] of manuscript materials, photographic prints and negatives, printed materials, including books, pamphlets and brochures; and ephemera, relating to his training and World War II service as a Lt. (j.g.) in the U. S. Navy aboard the battleship USS NEW YORK (BB-34) where he was the public relations officer and was named official historian of the ship and participated in the battles against the Japanese at Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Rec'd. 7/28/2003. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Jeff Sauvé

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

Richard Norman Tetlie Collection (#934), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Jeff Sauvé

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, March 10, 2008


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

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 4#0934.4
    PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS & NEGATIVES 200 items.
    • Folder a#0934.4.a
      USS NEW YORK (BB-34) Photographic prints & negatives, including views of the ship & crew. 1944-1946
Box 5#0934.5
MISCELLANEOUS MAPS, PERIODICALS, POSTERS, ETC. 5 items. 1945
  • Box 6#0934.6
    NEWSLETTERS 1944-1945
    • Folder a#0934.6.a
      Knickerbocker News (U.S.S. NEW YORK), v. 1-2. 1945-1946
    • Folder b#0934.6.b
      The Ramp-Age of the Landing Craft School Amphibious Training Base, Coronado, CA., v. 1, n. 7 - v. 2, n. 23. 15 Jan. 1944- 5 May 1945
  • Box 7#0934.7
    MUSEUM OBJECTS & EPHEMERA
    • Folder a#0934.7.a
      Academy Brand All Wool Sailor's Cap. Size 7
    • Folder b#0934.7.b
      Wool Sailor's Cap.
    • Folder c#0934.7.c
      Naval Officer's epaulets & box. GEMSCO Manufactureres of Military Uniform Equipment. 4 items
    • Folder d#0934.7.d
      "Ensign Line" Naval Ensign's epaulets & box. GEMSCO Manufactureres of Military Uniform Equipment. 4 items
    • Folder e#0934.7.e
      American Red Cross Life Saving Cloth Patch. undated
    • Folder f#0934.7.f
      "Richard Tetlie" box of assorted tie pins, cufflinks, shirt studs, buckles, & buttons, etc. ca. 100 items. undated
    • Folder g#0934.7.g
      International Morse Code Training Aids. Bureau of Naval Personal - Training Aids. Nav. Pers. 40,038 Patent Pending. 20 items, undated
    • Folder h#0934.7.h
      Assorted Identification badges and labels, invitation cards, lapel button, greeting cards, passes, etc. 32 items. 42 sheets. C.1945
  • Box 8#0934.8
    BOOKS
    • Folder a#0934.8.a
      Survival on Land and Sea, Prepared for the United States Navy by the Ethnogeographic Board and the Staff of the Smithsonian Institution with contributions by the Bureau of Aeronautics and Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, United States Navy. (Publications Branch, Office of Naval Intelligence, United States Navy, 1944). 1 vol. 187 p.
    • Folder b#0934.8.b
      Manual of Physical Training, United States Army, 1914, War Department, Office of the Chief of Staff (Washington, GPO, 1918), 1 vol. 335 p.
    • Folder c#0934.8.c
      The Bluejackets' Manual, 1944, United States Navy, 1944 Twelfth Edition. (Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute, 1944) 1 vol. 585 p.
    • Folder d#0934.8.d
      "Kiska Island Aug. 16, 1943" War Trophy, Japanese Periodicals. Loose bound. 1 vol. 400 p. est.
    • Folder e#0934.8.e
      Navy on Stage: Volume 1: sketches, radio scripts, quiz shows, one-act plays, and minstrel shows. Assembled by Navy Liaison Unit Entertainment Branch, 630 Fifth Avenue, New York 17. 1 vol. 175 p. ca. 1945
    • Folder f#0934.8.f
      PhibsTraPack: The Story of the Amphibious Trainee, Training Command, Amphibious forces, Pacific Fleet (Atlanta, GA: Albert Love Enterprises, Publishers, ca. 1945) 1 vol. ca. 175 p.
    • Folder g#0934.8.g
      Technicians' War: A Picture Story of Naval Air Technical Training Command (Atlanta, GA: Albert Love Enterprises, Publishers, ca. 1945) 1 vol. ca. 175 p.
Box 9#0934.9
PAMPHLETS, BROCHURES & LEAFLETS, ETC. ca. 100 items.
Box 10#0934.10
MISCELLANEOUS NEWSPAPERS & CLIPPINGS. English & French Language. ca. 150 items. 1941-1947

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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