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Harold Higginbottom Collection (1192) Finding Aid

Item Number: 11920000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Diary of DD-754 U.S.S. Frank E. Evans by Higginbottom ('Higgy'), April 1945 - March 1946; email from Jack Druckemiller; photocopy of Floyd Sproles obituary; and photographs document Evans sailors. Also, a VHS tape of a news report detailing the the efforts of the Frank E. Evans Association to get a destroyer named after Frank E. Evans; correspondence between Richard Gleason and various government officals concerning the same effort.

Dates

  • 16 July 2003

Biographical / Historical

Higginbottom served on the Frank E. Evans in Fire Control, 3rd Class.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.1
Pages
1
Location(s)
D055.5A; Photograph Collection
1
Photographs

2 photos, VA041506-VA041507

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1
Moving Images

VHS tape of news report about naming a destroyer Frank E. Evans

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.4 ]]

Inventory

  • Diary of D.D. 754 U.S.S. Frank E. Evans, written by Harold Higginbottom, April 1945 - March 1946
  • Floyd Sproles obituary (April 24, 2003)
  • Email correspondence
  • Printed images of various USS Frank E. Evans sailors
  • Correspondence between Richard Gleason and various government official concerning Frank E Evans Association members' efforts at getting a destroyer named the Frank E. Evans
1
Photographs

2 photos, VA041506-VA041507

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1
Moving Images

VHS tape of news report about naming a destroyer Frank E. Evans

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Pub Credit Line
11920000000, Harold Higginbottom Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 16 Jul 2003 [Updated: 17 Jun 2005]