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Edward P. Stafford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0210

This collection consists of an invitation to the commission ceremony for the USS Abercrombie in May 1944.

Dates

  • 1944 May 1

Language of Materials

The material in this collection is in English.

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection consists of an invitation to the commission ceremony for the USS Abercrombie in May 1944.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Peary Stafford (1918-2013) served with the U.S. Navy during World War II, including as 1st Lieutenant with the USS Abercrombie, and retired from active duty in 1963. Stafford authored multiple books including Little Ship, Big War which details the efforts of the Abercrombie during World War II. The USS Abercrombie was a destroyer escort with the U.S. Navy.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1314.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

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