Daniel K. Hargan Papers

Manuscript Collection #700
Hargan, Daniel K.
Physical description
0.055 Cubic Feet, 21 items, consisting of correspondence.
Preferred Citation
Daniel K. Hargan Papers (#700), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
No restrictions

Papers (1942-1945) including correspondence, letters, references routine, restrictions and entertainment, etc.

Biographical/historical information

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.

Scope and arrangement

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.

Administrative information
Custodial History

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

Source of acquisition

Gift of Friends of ECU Library

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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