David Y. Taylor Papers, 1942-1943

Manuscript Collection #1196

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: David Y. Taylor Papers
    Creator: Taylor, David Y.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (April 1942-April 1943) of 126 8” x 10” black & white photographs documenting the construction of dry docks, piers, wharfs and bulkheads in Charleston, SC, by the Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company and in Savannah, GA, by the Clifford E. MacEvoy Company and by the Savannah Machine & Foundry Company’s Shipbuilding Division. The photographs also show U.S. Navy vessels, railroad lines, construction barges, cranes, etc., in the background.
    Extent: 0.33 Cubic feet, 1 container, 126 items, consisting of photographs
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    March 9, 2012, (unprocessed), 0.33 cubic feet, 126 items; Collection (April 1942-April 1943) of 126 8” x 10” black & white photographs documenting the construction of dry docks, piers, wharfs and bulkheads in Charleston, SC, by the Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company and in Savannah, GA, by the Clifford E. MacEvoy Company and by the Savannah Machine & Foundry Company’s Shipbuilding Division. The photographs also show U.S. Navy vessels, railroad lines, construction barges, cranes, etc., in the background. The photograph album containing the photographs is stamped on the front “David Y. Taylor.” It isn’t known what Taylor’s connection was to the photographs, but in January 1944 he was the commander of the 112th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion based in Port Hueneme, CA. Purchased with state funds from Carmen D. Valentino of Philadelphia, PA.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased with state funds from Carmen D. Valentino.

    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

    David Y. Taylor Papers (#1196), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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