Edward Baxter Billingsley Papers, 1942-1984

Manuscript Collection #782

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Edward Baxter Billingsley Papers
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    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Research files (ca. 1942-1984) for writing the history of the USS Emmons (The Emmons Saga) including photographs, and correspondence, copies of diaries (US and German), ships' war diaries, after-action reports, operational remarks, clippings, and reports.
    Extent: 2.97 Cubic feet,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 10, 1999 (unprocessed), 2 cubic feet; Research files for writing of the history of the USS Emmons: The Emmons Saga, including photographs and correspondence, and copies of diaries (U.S. and German), ship's war diaries, after-action reports, operational remarks, clippings, letters, and reports. Donor: USS Emmons Association.

    August 24, 1999 (unprocessed addition 1), 0.27 cubic feet, 235 items, 248 pages; Papers (1950-1999, undated) including a photograph album showing Captain Billingsley, the USS Columbus (CA-74), his family members, fellow naval officers, Lady Nancy Astor, King George VI, naval vessels, social events and ceremonies in England, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Subic Bay, the Philippines, and other locations; also papers relating to Billingsley’s death and burial at sea. Donor: Carolyn Hunter.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of USS Emmons Association
    Gift of Carolyn Hunter

    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

    Edward Baxter Billingsley Papers (#782), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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