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Betty Bonner Higgins Collection, March 1943-May 1945, undated

Manuscript Collection #1170

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

Title: Betty Bonner Higgins Collection
Creator: Higgins, Betty Bonner
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.155 Cubic feet, 1 volume, 150 items .

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Accessions Information

September 1, 2010, (unprocessed) 1 vol. 150 items, 0.155 cubic feet; Scrapbook (March 1943 - May 1945, undated) relating to Betty Bonner Higgins' World War II service in the W.A.V.E.S. (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) for the U.S. Navy, including her induction, training, graduation as a member of 2nd Battalion Company 5, of the U.S. Naval Training School Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; her promotion from SKV 2.c to SKV 1.c (T); also her service at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Livermore, Cal., including correspondence with her family in San Luis Obispo, California & from her boyfriend Edmund "Ed" Woodburn, SK 1.C, who was serving aboard the escort carrier USS ADMIRALTY ISLANDS (CVE-99) & the LST 453 in the Arawe & New Britian campaigns in the Southwest Pacific Theater & Australia; typescripts, including "The Last Will of Adolph Hitler," clippings, ephemera, menus, photographic prints, printed forms, programs, etc. Purchased. 15.5" x 11.5" 1 vol. 150 items. 27 p. used out of 41 p. (ca. 0.155 cubic feet) Recd. 7/14/2010. Note: Ten Pound Island Book Co., Serial #35-193. Paid for with State funds (JSPC). Also includes a WAVES matchbook. Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Ten Pound Island Book Co.

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

Betty Bonner Higgins Collection (#1170), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Ten Pound Island Book Co.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, September 01, 2010

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.

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