Cdr. Lynn F. Barry and Betty J. Barry Collection, 1935-1945

Manuscript Collection #1298

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Cdr. Lynn F. Barry and Betty J. Barry Collection
    Creator: Barry, Betty J.
    Barry, Lynn F., Cdr.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains eleven military grid coordinate system maps (1935, 1938, 1943-1945) used in World War II fighting. The maps belonged to Cmdr. Lynn Forbes Barry, a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941. During the war he served as a Lt. Commander in the Navigation Dept. on the USS Nevada (but not at Pearl Harbor). Several maps (1944) document the French Northern Coast, Southeastern Coast, Mediterranean area, and Marseille region (1935, 1943-1944). Others are of the Italian East Coast and former Yugoslavia West Coast (1938), Okinawa (1945), and Iwo Jima (marked Secret). Most have marks indicating enemy fortifications, and also airfields, roads, train routes, and coastlines, and some marks are unidentified.
    Extent: 3.18 Cubic feet, 2 oversize folders and 1 oversize map box, consisting of maps
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    May 2, 2017, (unprocessed), 3.18 cubic feet; This collection contains eleven military grid coordinate system maps (1935, 1938, 1943-1945) used in World War II fighting. The maps belonged to Cmdr. Lynn Forbes Barry, a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941. During the war he served as a Lt. Commander in the Navigation Dept. on the USS Nevada (but not at Pearl Harbor). Several maps (1944) document the French Northern Coast, Southeastern Coast, Mediterranean area, and Marseille region (1935, 1943-1944). Others are of the Italian East Coast and former Yugoslavia West Coast (1938), Okinawa (1945), and Iwo Jima (marked Secret). Most have marks indicating enemy fortifications, and also airfields, roads, train routes, and coastlines, and some marks are unidentified. Gift of Kathy Barry Boone.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Kathy Barry Boone

    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

    Cdr. Lynn F. Barry and Betty J. Barry Collection (#1298), East Carolina Manuscription Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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