Jerome R. Worsley Papers, 1946-1953, undated

(Manuscript Collection #1214)

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
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    • Folder a
      Photographs, clippings and certificate related to Jerome Worsley's involvement with The Chi Pi Players while he was attending East Carolina Teachers College (now ECU), 1946-1949 [Two of the photographs were taken by Renfrew Studio, Greenville, N.C.]; undated envelope for photographer Hill Horne, Jr. of Greenville, N.C.
    • Folder b  (1 item digitized)
      Photographs related to Jerome Worsley's career with the U.S. Army (February 1951-1953) including his service as secretary to the Adjutant General of the 47th Infantry Division at Camp Rucker, Alabama, and his time as office manager in Paris, France, for Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) under the command of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Included are autographed photographs of Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther, and Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway.
    • Folder c
      Documents and memorabilia (including his service medals, insignia patches and dog tag) related to Jerome Worsley's service with SHAPE which is the military unit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 1952.
    • Folder d
      Printed items including Jerome Worsley's passport (1951), a set of postcards of French chateaus, a London souvenir booklet, and a postcard (1952) and a Neptunus Rex certificate for a serviceman's first sea voyage related to the USS General Alexander M. Patch (T-AP 122).
    • Folder e
      Typed signed letter (June 27, 1953) from author Clive Irving in England describing how Americans and the English view each other, the British equivalent of the U.S. Sen. McCarthy Red Scare problem, receiving a medal for work he did for SHAPE, and clothing styles.

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