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David Y. Taylor Papers, 1942-1943

Manuscript Collection #1196

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

Title: David Y. Taylor Papers
Creator: Taylor, David Y.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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 Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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

Acquisition Information

  • Purchased with state funds from Carmen D. Valentino.

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

David Y. Taylor was commander of the 112th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion based in Port Hueneme, CA, in January 1944.

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