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Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview, January 23, 1998

Oral History #OH0163

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Title: Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview
Creators: Lennon, Donald R.
Shelly, Tully
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasssette, 1.5 hours, 27 pages .

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General note

1920s-1960s

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No restrictions

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Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0163), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Tully Shelly, Jr.

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  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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Lt. Commander Shelly discusses his experiences as a Navy junior (his father retired as a Rear Admiral, USNA Class of 1915), living in Annapolis, Cuba, St. Petersburg, Los Angeles, etc. He comments on his schooling and his experiences as a midshipman at the USNA. For World War II he relates experiences in the USS DRAYTON and the USS MONTPELIER in the South Pacific, flight training in 1943-44, and duty as a PBY pilot from 1944-46. He resigned his commission in 1946 and discusses his business career after leaving the Navy.

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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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