U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers, 1944-1945

Manuscript Collection #677-018

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers
    Creator: Weber, Frederick J.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: A pictorial history of the 33rd Special Naval Construction battalion (1945) and a photograph of Weber in uniform.
    Extent: 0.155 Cubic feet, 1 item, 1 volume , a pictorial diary and a photograph.
  • Description
     

    This collection consists of a pictorial log of the 33rd (Special) U.S. Naval Construction Battalion (the Seabees), and a photograph of Frederick Weber from Long Island, NY. Weber was a member of the 33rd Battalion's Company "C."

    The log details the battalion's California field, stevedore, and other technical training; the group's voyage to the Pacific aboard the Norwegian transport ship M/S TORRENS and recreation on board; building a camp site on Samar Island; USO shows; and the supply station at Guiuan. Other log entries include individual and group photographs of battalion members and officers, as well as information concerning sports activities and duties. The log concludes with shots of Samar Island and rosters of officers and men. The collection also contains a photograph of Frederick J. Weber in uniform.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    December 1, 1994, 1 item, 1 volume; A pictorial diary of the 33rd Special Naval Construction Battalion (1945) and a photograph of Weber in uniform. Gift of Mrs. Margaret Weiner, Middle Village, NY.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Margaret Weiner

    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

    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers (#677-018), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Apex Data Services


Preliminary Inventory

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

  • Box 1
     
    A pictorial diary of the 33rd Special Naval Construction Battalion (1945) (item 1)
    Photograph of Frederick J. Weber in uniform (item 2)

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    A pictorial diary of the 33rd Special Naval Construction Battalion (1945) (item 1)
    Photograph of Frederick J. Weber in uniform (item 2)

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