Contents and Arrangement

Bardshar, Fred, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of research materials for the book Carrier Down: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Princeton (1990), co-authored by Thomas I. Bradshaw and Marsha L. Clark. Included are typed transcriptions of tape-recorded interviews, newspaper clippings, and recollections written by individual men who served on the carrier when it was bombed by the Japanese on October 24, 1944, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf; subject files of materials used in the writing of the book, such as photocopies of the Navy War Damage Reports, lists of survivors, and information on types of Japanese aircraft; and photographs that appeared in the book.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

Bardshar, Fred; U.S.S. Princeton [C.V.L.-23] Collection, AC008, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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