Moseley Family Papers, 1939-1945

Manuscript Collection #944

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Moseley Family Papers
    Creator: Moseley family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.063 Cubic feet, 72 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    October 1, 2003, (unprocessed) 72 items, 0.063 cubic feet; Papers (1939 - 1945) primarily consisting of letters received by Mrs. B. W. Moseley, of Greenville, NC, from her son, Ensign and later Lt. (j.g.). Bancroft F. Moseley, during his U. S. Naval Reserve training and service aboard the U. S. Navy destroyers USS TRATHEN (DD-530) and the USS MCKEAN (DD-784) in the Pacific Ocean during World War II; also from her daughter, Frances (Mrs. H. N.) French, East Orange, NJ. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Anonymous

    Acquisition Information

    Anonymous gift

    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

    Moseley Family Papers (#944), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, March 10, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    Letters (1940-1942) from Chalain James B. Ficklen, 512th CA (AA), Fort Bliss, TX (1 item); Mrs. H. N. French, East Orange, NJ (8 items); wedding invitations. 11 items. 32 p.
    Letters (1940-1942) from Bancroft F. Moseley, Notre Dame University, USS Quincy, Chicago, IL; Annapolis & Baltimore MD. 14 items. 30 p.
    Letters (1943) from Bancroft F. Moseley, aboard the USS TRATHEN (DD-530) through the Fleet Post Master in San Francisco, CA; also from Lake Tahoe; Victoria, BC; Puget Sound. 24 items. 63 p.
    Letters (1944-1945, n.d.) from Bancroft F. Moseley, aboard the USS TRATHEN (DD-530) and the USS MCKEAN (DD 784), where he was the Communications Officer, through the Fleet Post Master in San Francisco, CA; also from Seattle, WA; Lake Tahoe, CA; Puget Sound. 23 items. 53 p.

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    Letters (1940-1942) from Chalain James B. Ficklen, 512th CA (AA), Fort Bliss, TX (1 item); Mrs. H. N. French, East Orange, NJ (8 items); wedding invitations. 11 items. 32 p.
    Letters (1940-1942) from Bancroft F. Moseley, Notre Dame University, USS Quincy, Chicago, IL; Annapolis & Baltimore MD. 14 items. 30 p.
    Letters (1943) from Bancroft F. Moseley, aboard the USS TRATHEN (DD-530) through the Fleet Post Master in San Francisco, CA; also from Lake Tahoe; Victoria, BC; Puget Sound. 24 items. 63 p.
    Letters (1944-1945, n.d.) from Bancroft F. Moseley, aboard the USS TRATHEN (DD-530) and the USS MCKEAN (DD 784), where he was the Communications Officer, through the Fleet Post Master in San Francisco, CA; also from Seattle, WA; Lake Tahoe, CA; Puget Sound. 23 items. 53 p.

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