Joy Bright Hancock papers

Joy Bright Hancock papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hancock, Joy Bright, 1898-
Title: Joy Bright Hancock papers
Dates: Bulk, 1945-1953
Dates: 1929-1983
Quantity: 3.4 Linear feet 4 document boxes, 1 half box, 2 slide boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2290

Biographical/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 Note

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.


Index Terms

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

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Advisory Committee on Retired
 
1Personnel, report, 1978
 
2Biographies
 
3Clippings
 
4-9Clippings, women in service, 1943-1983
 
10Commendations
 
11Commissions
 
12Correspondence, personal
 
13Education
 
BoxFolder
21Hancock School
 
2Joy Bright Hancock Day - Wildwood, NJ, 1976
 
3 Lady in the Navy - clippings
 
4-10 Lady in the Navy, 1967-1974
 
11 Lady in the Navy - correspondence
 
12Leaves
 
BoxFolder
31-7Navy documents, 1930-1974
 
8Navy Supply Corps Museum
 
9Photographs
 
10Printed material
 
BoxFolder
41Publications - women in service
 
2Soldier management
 
3Speeches
 
4Travels - diary, 1961
 
5Travels, 1961
 
6Travels - diary, 1973
 
7Travels, 1973
 
8University of Georgia collection inventory
 
9University of Georgia correspondence
 
BoxFolder
51WAVES - Policies for Administration of, 1945
 
2WAVES - Reunion, 1972
 
3WAVES - Reunion, 1977
 
4WAVES - Reunion, photos
 
5Westinghouse Proposal
 
Box
6Artifacts - 2 Plaques, Souvenir Key to the City, Navy Pin, 2 Name Tags
 
Box
7Artifacts - Plaque and medal
 
Slides, movie
 
Box
8Slides
 
OS Folder
1ACertificates