Overview of the Edward Culligan Forsyth papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Library and Archives Staff
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 2008
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6003
hoover-library-archives@stanford.edu


Title: Edward Culligan Forsyth papers
Date (inclusive): 1922-1952
Collection Number: 99029
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (3.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Orders, memoranda, reports, correspondence, manuals, printed matter, photographs, and drawings, relating to American naval operations during World War II, and especially to naval preparations for the landings in Normandy in 1944.
Creator: Forsyth, Edward Culligan, 1900-
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

Use

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1999.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward Culligan Forsyth papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical/Historical Note

Captain, United States Navy; chief, Standards and Test Section, Bureau of Ships, 1940-1943; maintenance officer, Landing Craft and Bases, 11th Amphibious Force, 1943-1945.

Scope and Content of Collection

Orders, memoranda, reports, correspondence, manuals, printed matter, photographs, and drawings, relating to American naval operations during World War II, and especially to naval preparations for the landings in Normandy in 1944.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations
Officers
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy
United States. Navy