Victor Cooley papers
(Document/manuscript/pamphlet/archival material)

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Special Collections - Closed Stacks
Workroom range 2 section 7
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Document/manuscript/pamphlet/archival material
Physical Desc
1 folder.
70 photographs : b&w.


Organization & arrangement of materials
Arrangement: numeric by photograph number assigned during processing by library staff.
General Note
Materials housed in the Special Collections Division of the Main Library, Nashville Public Library.
Restrictions on Access
In library use only. Available by appointment.
Scope and content: Holdings consist of 1 folder of items such as military documents, correspondence, and a reunion brochure, and 70 photographs taken circa 1943-1945 aboard the destroyer escort, USS Mosley (DE-321), one of several Navy vessels manned by Coast Guard crews. The Mosley served on patrol in the Mediterranean, primarily in the vicinity of Tunisia and French Morocco. Images show life aboard ship, including drills, deck guns, and refueling operations, and there are numerous, mostly unidentified photographs of crew members. There are several identified images of Victor Cooley. Other photographs include recreational scenes at a beach or dune area, a few images of a Mediterranean city, and numerous photographs of sister ships in convoy with the Mosley, including identified images of: USS Stern (DE-187); USS Pride (DE-323); and the USS D.E. Campbell (D-70).
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Cite as: [item description or photograph number], Victor Cooley Papers, World War II Series, Veterans History Project Collection, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Nashville Public Library does not own copyright.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Victor Cooley's sister, Peggy Cooley; ,Gift; ,2002.,Acc. 2002.045.
Biographical or Historical Data
Victor Cooley served as a photographer for the Nashville Banner newspaper from 1958-1981.
In English.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids
Finding aids: Finding aid available in repository.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids
Finding aids: Register.,Folder level control.
Linking Entry Complexity
Forms part of the World War II series of the Veterans History Project collection.
APA Citation (style guide)

Cooley, V. Victor Cooley papers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cooley, Victor, 1919-2001. Victor Cooley Papers. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cooley, Victor, 1919-2001, Victor Cooley Papers. .

MLA Citation (style guide)

Cooley, Victor. Victor Cooley Papers.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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