Destroyer Escort Commanding Officers Collection: John E. Greenbacker Papers, 1937-1969

Manuscript Collection #564-014

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Title: Destroyer Escort Commanding Officers Collection: John E. Greenbacker Papers
Creator: Greenbacker, John E.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1938-1946) of U.S. Naval officer, member of USNA Class of 1940, reflecting service in the USS YORKTOWN, USS S.C. 1472, USS Stewart (DE 238), USS NEWNZER (DE 150), and USS LLOYD E. ACREE (DE 356), including correspondence, clippings, photographs, reports, night order book, programs and miscellany.
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet.

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Accessions Information

May 10, 1995, (unprocessed), 721 items; Papers (1938-1946) of U.S. Naval officer, member of USNA Class of 1940, reflecting service in the USS YORKTOWN, USS S.C. 1472, USS STEWART (DE 238), USS NEUNZER (DE 150), and USS LLOYD E. ACREE (DE 356), including correspondence, clippings, photographs, reports, night order book, programs, and miscellany. Donor: Capt. John E. Greenbacker, USN (Ret)

November 10, 1995, (unprocessed addition 1), ca. 650 items; Papers (1937-1969) of U.S. Naval officer, including personal correspondence, night orders, research reports, statistical studies, personnel studies and reports, promotion and retirement policy studies, etc. Donor: Capt. John E. Greenbacker, USN (Ret)

March 5, 1996. (unprocessed addition 2), ca. 1300 items; Photographs, orders, correspondence, and miscellany. Donor: Capt. John E. Greenbacker, USN (Ret)

March 23, 2005, (unprocessed addition 3), 150 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Papers (1942-1969) including citations, certifications, commendations, correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, and pape proofs of articles, and orders received during his career in the U.S. Navy, from Lt. (jg) to Captain, and service aboard USS YORKTOWN (CV-5, USS STEWART (DE-238), USS NEUNZER (DE-150), USS ACREE (DE-356), USS FREMONT (APA-44), USS CORRY (DDR-817), on the staff of the commander of the Cruiser Force, Atlantic Fleet, as commander of Destroyer Division 262, and as commander of Destroyer Squadron 6. Donor: Susan Greenbacker Oller

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

Destroyer Escort Commanding Officers Collection: John E. Greenbacker Papers (#564.014), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Capt. John E. Greenbacker, USN (Ret)

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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