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diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to books containing the daily, personal accounts of the writer's own experiences, attitudes, and observations. Use "journals (accounts)" when referring to an individual's or an organization's account of occurrences or transactions.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Flying Tigers Association Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2001-04-27-A
Contents of the Collection The collection contains materials related to the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG), also known as the "Flying Tigers." Materials from various members include logs, correspondence, identity cards, and photographic prints. Most of the material is from dates of active service, 1941-1942, but some items are commemorative, primarily lithographs and reunion materials, circa 1990s.

Lionel Cherry Gilmour World War I Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-01-30
Abstract The collection is comprised of a small photograph album, loose photographs, a prisoner of war diary, and assorted research documents pertaining to the World War I service and prisoner of war (POW) experience of Lieutenant Lionel Cherry Gilmour (1891-1973), pilot of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and its predecessor, the Royal Flying Corps (RFC).

Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-01-24
Abstract Ray (1894-1969) and Leonard (1888-1971) Grimshaw were brothers who served as mechanics during World War I. The collection contains correspondence, military documents, photographs, clippings, newspapers, a diary, and booklets primarily relating to the military service of Ray M. Grimshaw but also includes a small selection of correspondence from his brother, Leonard.

Wilbur D. Kennedy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-06-04
Abstract Wilbur D. Kennedy, 1893-1943, was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and served as a pilot in the 12th Aero Squadron during World War I. Collection contains photographs, correspondence, military records, and other assorted materials relating to his World War I service.

John Hess Shuman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-02-03
Abstract The collection contains the World War I diary of John Hess Shuman (1896-1972), who served as a member of the ground crew for the U.S. Army Air Service.

Samuel E. White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-02-15
Abstract Samuel Elbert White served in various balloon companies of the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I. The collection documents his training in the United States and his service overseas.

Harold W. Zipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-11-12
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.

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