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Joy Bright Hancock papers

Joy Bright Hancock papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joy Bright Hancock papers
Creator: Hancock, Joy Bright
Inclusive Dates: 1929-1983
Bulk Dates: 1945-1953
Language: English
Extent: 3.4 Linear Feet 4 document boxes, 1 half box, 2 slide boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2290
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Joy Bright Hancock (1898- ), enlisted in the women's naval reserve in 1918 as a yeoman, rose to the rank of Capt., Director of Women's Reserve by 1946. One of eight women sworn into the regular Navy under the Women's Armed Service Integration Act of 1948, retired in 1953.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of typed and handwritten manuscripts of twelve short stories or novellas. Also includes some correspondence to and from editors regarding the publishing of his works.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joy Bright Hancock papers, ms2290, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Speeches (documents)
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve
United States. Navy
Women and the military -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Advisory Committee on Retired
 
11Personnel, report, 1978
 
12Biographies
 
13Clippings
 
14-9Clippings, women in service, 1943-1983
 
110Commendations
 
111Commissions
 
112Correspondence, personal
 
113Education
 
boxfolder
21Hancock School
 
22Joy Bright Hancock Day - Wildwood, NJ, 1976
 
23Lady in the Navy - clippings
 
24-10 Lady in the Navy , 1967-1974
 
211Lady in the Navy - correspondence
 
212Leaves
 
boxfolder
31-7Navy documents, 1930-1974
 
38Navy Supply Corps Museum
 
39Photographs
 
310Printed material
 
boxfolder
41Publications - women in service
 
42Soldier management
 
43Speeches
 
44Travels - diary, 1961
 
45Travels, 1961
 
46Travels - diary, 1973
 
47Travels, 1973
 
48University of Georgia collection inventory
 
49University of Georgia correspondence
 
boxfolder
51WAVES - Policies for Administration of, 1945
 
52WAVES - Reunion, 1972
 
53WAVES - Reunion, 1977
 
54WAVES - Reunion, photos
 
55Westinghouse Proposal
 
box
6Artifacts - 2 Plaques, Souvenir Key to the City, Navy Pin, 2 Name Tags
 
box
7Artifacts - Plaque and medal
 
7Slides, movie
 
box
8Slides
 
oversized_folder
1ACertificates