Joyce M. Shotwell Collection

ca. 1960-1982
Manuscript Collection #882
Creator(s)
Shotwell, Joyce M.
Physical description
0.37 Cubic Feet, 61 items, clippings, medals, certificates, citations and photographic prints
Preferred Citation
Joyce M. Shotwell Collection (#882), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Collection (ca. 1960 - 1982) of clippings, medals, certificates, citations, and photographic prints, relating to her career as a U.S. Navy medical officer on the hospital ship USS YOSEMITE (AD-19), 7/20/1980 - 8/28/1981, for which she received the Navy Commendation Medal; also her Lamesa, Texas grade school autograph book, ca. 1960


Biographical/historical information

Lt. Joyce Shotwell, Lt. Carol Ramsey and Lt. Deborah Loewer all served as female officers onboard the US Navy ship USS YOSEMITE (AD-19). Shotwell received the US Navy Commendation Medal.


Scope and arrangement

This collection contains 2 photocopied newspaper clippings. The first clipping is an interview with Lt. Joyce Shotwell, Lt. Carol Ramsey, and Lt. Deborah Loewer about their experiences as female officers onboard the US Navy ship USS YOSEMITE (AD-19). The second clipping is an announcement of Lt. Joyce M. Shotwell's award ceremony where she received the US Navy Commendation Medal. Also included in the collection is the original commendation certificate, medal, letters of endorsement and citations. There are three black and white photographic headshots of Lt. Joyce M. Shotwell in uniform, one color photo of Lt. Shotwell in civilian attire posed in front of the USS YOSEMITE (AD-19) and three small black and white photos of Lt. Shotwell receiving her medal at the award ceremony, accompanied by a Capt. Palumbo and one unidentified male officer. Also included is Shotwell's 1960s grade school autograph book signed by friends and teachers.


Administrative information
Custodial History

August 13, 2002, 0.25 cubic feet, 61 pages; Collection (1960s - 1982) of clippings, medals, certificates, citations, and photographic prints, relating to her career as a U.S. Navy medical officer on the hospital ship USS YOSEMITE (AD-19), 7/20/1980 - 8/28/1981, for which she received the Navy Commendation Medal; also her Lamesa, Texas grade school autograph book, ca. 1960s. 61 items. (0.25 cubic feet est.) See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Jonathan Dembo.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Jonathan Dembo

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Processed by Mattie M. Rasberry April 2006

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 Folder a Clippings relating to Lt. Joyce M. Shotwell's service as a medical officer on the hospital ship USS YOSEMITE (AD-19), 7/20/1980 - 8/28/1981 for which she received the Navy Commendation Medal. 1981
Box 1 Folder c Navy Achievement Medal Certificate Citation and Endorsements 11/12/1981 - 12/21/1981
Box 1 Folder d Photographic prints of Lt. Joyce M. Shotwell (US Navy). 6 B & W, 1 color c. 1982
Box 1 Folder e Navy Commendation Medal with bar in original box. 1981
Box 1 Folder f Grade School Autograph Book belonging to Joyce M. Shotwell, Lamesa, Texas, a gift from her parents. 1 vol. 44 p. c. 1960s