Glen Gottfredson military service papers

Glen Gottfredson military service papers

Dates: circa 1941-1945

Contains a record of Glen Gottfredson's military service aboard the U.S.S. Phoenix during World War II. Assembled materials include photocopies of ledgers, Gottfredson's award records, and a sketch about the role of the U.S.S. Phoenix in the war. Includes maps of the areas the ship traveled, especially New Guinea. Dated circa 1941-1945.

  • Extent: 1 folder
  • Creator: Gottfredson, Glen (Glen Robert), 1926
  • Call Number: MSS 7941 Series 1
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Glen Gottfredson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Glen Gottfredson military service papers; MSS 7941; Glen Gottfredson papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Subject Terms
Gottfredson, Glen (Glen Robert), 1926-; Phoenix (Cruiser : CL-46); World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
Genre / Form
Family histories
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7941
Finding Aid Title
Gottfredson (Glen) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-01T16:18-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Glen Gottfredson (born 1926) was a member of the Pioneer Ward in Provo, Utah. He served in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Phoenix.

Glen Gottfredson was born on April 15, 1926, to Wilford and Melva Gammell Gottfredson, one of five children. He grew up in Springville, Utah. In 1943, he served in the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. Phoenix, during World War II. He enlisted in 1943 and terminated his service in 1946. They served in the Pacific region. His wife is Beverly B. Gottfredson. He currently lives in Provo, Utah.



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