Daniel K. Hargan Papers, 1942-1945

Manuscript Collection #700

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Daniel K. Hargan Papers
    Creator: Hargan, Daniel K.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1942-1945) including correspondence, letters, references routine, restrictions and entertainment, etc.
    Extent: 0.055 Cubic feet, 21 items, consisting of correspondence.
  • Description
     

    Correspondence in the collection consists of letters from Daniel K. Hargan. References are made to routine, restrictions, and entertainment on board ship and in port; uncertainty about leaves and personal relationships; and difficulties with the mail. A cursory description of Cristobal, Panama, is given.

    Also included are miscellaneous letter referring to Victory Parade broadcasts and letter-censoring.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Seaman 2nd Class Daniel K. Hargan (b. 1923) of Rochester, New York, began service in the Navy in 1942. Most of his tour of duty was in the Atlantic aboard the USS YMS 66, an auxiliary motor minesweeper, headquartered in the Panama Canal Zone.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    May 22, 1995, Correspondence (1942-1945) of U. S. Navy enlisted man. Gift courtesy of Friends of ECU Library.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Friends of ECU Library

    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

    Daniel K. Hargan Papers (#700), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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