USS Emmons Association Collection, 2001-2002

Manuscript Collection #887

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: USS Emmons Association Collection
    Creator:
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (2001–2002) of materials concerning the destroyer USS Emmons (DD-457/DMS-22), which was the last naval fighting ship commissioned prior to U.S. entry in World War II, and which sank after being badly damaged by Japanese kamikaze attacks off Okinawa on 5 April 1945, and including printed materials, clippings, video, manuscripts, and a documentary of its rediscovery on 19 February 2001, broadcast by Japanese television on 1 July 2001.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 3 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    September 14, 2002 (unprocessed), 3 items, 0.25 cubic feet, 15 pages; Collection (2001–2002) of materials concerning the destroyer USS Emmons (DD-457/DMS-22), which was the last naval fighting ship commissioned prior to U.S. entry in World War II, and which sank after being badly damaged by Japanese kamikaze attacks off Okinawa on 5 April 1945, and including printed materials, clippings, video, manuscripts, and a documentary of its rediscovery on 19 February 2001, broadcast by Japanese television on 1 July 2001. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Robert Charoux, President and Edwin L. Hoffman Jr., Correspondent.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Robert Charoux
    Gift of Edwin L. Hoffman Jr.

    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

    USS Emmons Association Collection (#887), 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
     
    Roster of members; 2/1/2002. 3 items
    "Emmons was pivotal in D-Day invasion," Navy Times, p. 47 (Photocopy clipping); 6/3/2002. 2 items
    U. S. S. Emmons Newsletter, U.S. S. Emmons Assn., Vol. 13, no. 2; ; Summer 2002. 4 items
    U. S. S. Emmons Newsletter, U.S. S. Emmons Assn., Vol. 13, no. 3; Dec. 2001. 2 items
    U. S. S. Emmons Newsletter, U.S. S. Emmons Assn., Vol. 14, no 1 ; 5/1/2002. 4 items
    "Discovery of USS Emmons at Okinawa 2/19/01; Memorial Service 4/6/01 and addnl. Underwater footage (From Rich Ruth, Fathoms Dive Shop" (VHS Videocassette T-120); 2/1/2001; 4/6/2001. 1 items
    "NNN Document 2001 - Nippon News Network broadcast July 1, 2001: Discovery and underwater footage of USS Emmons; interviews / survivor and family of kamikaze pilot," (VHS Videocassette T-120) ; 7/1/2001. 1 items
    "NNN Document 2001 - Nippon News Network broadcast July 1, 2001: Discovery and underwater footage of USS Emmons; interviews / survivor and family of kamikaze pilot," (VHS Videocassette T-120) Time Coded Version.; 7/1/2001. 1 items

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    Roster of members; 2/1/2002. 3 items
    "Emmons was pivotal in D-Day invasion," Navy Times, p. 47 (Photocopy clipping); 6/3/2002. 2 items
    U. S. S. Emmons Newsletter, U.S. S. Emmons Assn., Vol. 13, no. 2; ; Summer 2002. 4 items
    U. S. S. Emmons Newsletter, U.S. S. Emmons Assn., Vol. 13, no. 3; Dec. 2001. 2 items
    U. S. S. Emmons Newsletter, U.S. S. Emmons Assn., Vol. 14, no 1 ; 5/1/2002. 4 items
    "Discovery of USS Emmons at Okinawa 2/19/01; Memorial Service 4/6/01 and addnl. Underwater footage (From Rich Ruth, Fathoms Dive Shop" (VHS Videocassette T-120); 2/1/2001; 4/6/2001. 1 items
    "NNN Document 2001 - Nippon News Network broadcast July 1, 2001: Discovery and underwater footage of USS Emmons; interviews / survivor and family of kamikaze pilot," (VHS Videocassette T-120) ; 7/1/2001. 1 items
    "NNN Document 2001 - Nippon News Network broadcast July 1, 2001: Discovery and underwater footage of USS Emmons; interviews / survivor and family of kamikaze pilot," (VHS Videocassette T-120) Time Coded Version.; 7/1/2001. 1 items

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