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Alfred G. Thompson World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-12-03
The collection contains textual materials related to the military service of Alfred G. Thompson, who served as a B-25 pilot during World War II. Materials include training documents and worksheets, military orders and ephemera, such as an enlisted men's pass and pay envelope, and aircraft arrival reports. There are a photograph album, miltary personnel files, many loose photographs and correspondences. Also included are pilot logs for Thompson as well as a Pilot Rating Book for Clare Rupert Irwin. The connection between Irwin and Thompson is unknown.


  • 1941-1944


Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research but has not been fully processed. Access to the collection may be limited or may require additional processing time. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


1.4 Cubic Feet (2 full-width legal document box and 1 full-width letter box)

Biographical note: Alfred G. Thompson

Alfred G. Thompson was a B-25 pilot who served during World War II. No further information is known.

Immediate Source of Acquistion

The collection was donated in 2003 by Matt Thompson, a relative of Alfred G. Thompson.


No further accruals are expected.

Separated Materials

The following items have been seperated from the archival component and are kept in Objects storage:

  • Seven matchbooks and one ashtray
  • One protractor
  • Two navigational computers
Guide to the Alfred G. Thompson World War II Collection
Completed - Level 1
J. Parent, K. Bean
Description rules
Language of description
Edition statement
2st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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