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Earl W. Quintrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2594

These papers consist of two December 1944 action records for the Destroyer USS Edwards made by the ship's Commanding Officer, Earl W. Quintrell. Also, included are his typed answers to a 2002 questionnaire from a researcher, and a letter to the National Archives where copies of the action reports were sent.

Dates

  • 1994-2002

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

These papers consist of two December 1944 action records for the Destroyer USS Edwards made by the ship's Commanding Officer, Earl W. Quintrell. Also included are his typed answers to a 2002 questionnaire from a researcher, and a letter to the National Archives where copies of the action reports were sent.

Biographical/Historical Note

Earl Wilson Quintrell was born on February 11th, 1920 to Clay A. and Hattie E. (Wilson) Quintrell in Claiborne County, Tennessee. He was a native of Pruden, Tennessee. He graduated from Grundy County High School and the University of Tennessee. Quintrell served in World War II and in the Korean War before he retired as a U. S. Master Chief Yeoman. Earl Quintrell was an avid genealogist and extensively documented his East Tennessee families: Quintrell, Van Bebber, Yoakum and others. Quintrell died on October 26th, 2002.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Earl W. Quintrell on July 17, 2002.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480