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Linville E. Evans papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2018 Box, Folder: 18.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 18.0025

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Linville E. Evans who served in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate on the U.S.S. San Juan (CL-54) Atlanta-class light cruiser in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection includes photographs, documents, a newspaper clipping about the San Juan, a ship's newsletter, and two histories of the vessel.


  • 1940-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/13/2018


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Linville E. Evans was born on October 12, 1910, in Winston-Salem, NC. Veola Allen Evans was born on September 19, 1912, in Georgia.  She passed away on August 10, 1996, in Greensboro, NC. Linville E. Evans passed away on September 2, 1984, in Greensboro, NC. Linville and Veola were married on February 22, 1936, in Chatham County, GA and remained together throughout their lives.


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Custodial History

This collection was donated by James E. Evans, son of Linville E. Evans. The collection was acquired by the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience on August 13, 2018.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Linville E. Evans papers
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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