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United States. Army. Air Corps


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel C. Jones Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2569
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Soldier. Letters (1941-1944) from Daniel C. Jones to his mother, Mrs. Cecelia Jones, Kent, Ohio, during the time period of April 19, 1943 through April 6, 1944. Daniel Jones was in military training at the Army Air Forces Technical School at Seymour Johnson Field, North Carolina (April-June 1943), at Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, Colorado (August-September 1943), and at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (October 1943-April 1944). Jones' letter describes his basic training, daily routine, family relations, and kidney and psychological problems including visits to the hospital, an operation, and his eventual medical discharge. The collection also includes one letter dated October 8, 1941 from an unidentified airman, who was at the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics, Inc., Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This letter describes in detail the aeronautics course he...
Dates: 1941-1944

Herbert Randall Hengst, Sr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2064
Scope and Contents


Professor. The Hengst Collection is an oral history project of the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of Oklahoma. The purpose was to document the history of the university through interviews with former administrators, faculty and staff members, regents, and alumni. The collection contains 131 cassette tapes and transcriptions of interviews (1979-1985), background information on the people interviewed, and administrative records (1951-1985) of the project. Transcript of oral history tape of Dr. Tom Love, Feb. 17, 1997. Transcript of oral history tape of Pastor Kuan, n.d. Transcript of oral history tape"China-Little Wu Tai Shan" n.d. In The service: 1942-1945, the story of one man's three years in the United States Army Air Force during the Second World War by Herbert R. Hengst, 1996.

Dates: 1951-1997

Robert C. Hewitt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2154
Scope and Contents


Army officer. Personal correspondence to family members regarding Hewitt's military service and war-related experiences (1942-1944); additional correspondence to Hewitt family from E.C. McCallum of Stanolind Oil and Gas Company (1944-1953); news clippings (1943-1946); telegrams (1943-1944); and personal records (1923-1946) all relating to Robert C. Hewitt. Also includes Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, and Purple Heart.

Dates: 1923-1953

Additional filters:

World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 2
Cassette tapes 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
College students -- Political activity 1