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Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. Papers, 1996, June 19, 2005

(Manuscript Collection #1044)

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Title: Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. Papers
Creator: Taussig, Joseph K., 1920-
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.011 Cubic feet, 21 items .

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Accessions Information

August 10, 2005, (unprocessed) 20 items, 0.01 cubic feet; The Day I Lost My Foot in the Pentagon and Other Literary Jewels By: Joseph K. Taussig, Jr., BS, JD, Captain U. S. Navy (Retired), and numerous other sins (©1996, Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. All Rights Reserved), a compilation of 13 published articles by Captain, United States Navy United States Naval Academy Class of 1941, son and grandson of senior naval officers, and who was severely wounded during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on 7 December 1941. Photocopied typescript. Donor: Betty C. Taussig

September 13, 2005, (unprocessed addition 1) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Clipping (6/19/2005) entitled Making Waves, Saving Lives, Naval Institute Honors Officer Who Bucked the System, from the Sunday Capital-Gazette, Annapolis, MD, describing why the Naval Institute named its executive suite for Capt. Taussig. Digital reproduction. Typescript. Donor: Betty C. Taussig

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

Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. Papers (#1044), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Betty C. Taussig

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, March 28, 2008


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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