|Title:||Richard Hamilton Smith Papers|
Killen, Harry E. (Sr.)
Smith, Richard Hamilton
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.64 Cubic feet, 278 items .|
September 2, 2010, (unprocessed) 278 items, 0.64 cubic feet; Papers (1939-1988, undated) pertaining to the career of Lt. Commander Richard Hamilton Smith, USNR [b. 1917- d.1989] including a scrapbook, a binder containing orders & official correspondence, photographs, reports, correspondence, muster & crew lists, & newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Smith?s service aboard the net layer USS TEAK (AN-35), 1942-1943 & as commander of the destroyer escort USS THOMAS J. GARY (DE 326), 1943-1945, & especially to the successful evacuation during 7-9 September 1945 of British, Australian & American prisoners of war held by the Japanese at Kiirun, Formosa [Taiwan]; also materials relating to the later history of the USS THOMAS J. GARY, 1945-1973, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. 2 boxes. 1 vol. & 52 items. 278 p. (ca. 0.64 cubic feet) Recd. 5/24/2010. Donor: Stephen Smith
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Richard Hamilton Smith Papers (#1171), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, September 02, 2010
Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.