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James A. Dunbar Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-614-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains written correspondences, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera from Corporal James A. Dunbar, 1003rd and 1015th Signal Companies, 29th Air Service Group, US Army, to his family during the Second World War. Also included are correspondences from his mother, Mrs. Beulah Dunbar, to him during his employment to Lockheed Missiles and Space Company in the late 1970s, and various letters from random senders to either James or Mrs. Dunbar. In total, the collection contains 357 correspondences.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1942 December 20-1946 January 1
  • Majority of material found within 1979 August 16-1979 November 14

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

.72 Linear feet (9 folders)

Overview

This collection contains written correspondences from Corporal James A. Dunbar, 1003rd and 1015th Signal Companies, 29th Air Service Group, US Air Force, to his family during the Second World War. Also included are correspondences from his mother, Mrs. Beulah Dunbar, to him during his employment to Lockheed Missiles and Space Company.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date. Series 1: Folder 1 -- Series 2: Folder 2 -- Series 3: Folder 3 -- Series 4: Folder 4 -- Series 5: Folder 5 -- Series 6: Folder 6 -- Series 7: Folder 7 -- Series 8: Folder 8 -- Series 9: Folder 9

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dan Dunbar.

Legal Status

Chapman does not hold the IP rights to this collection.
Title
Finding Aid for the James A. Dunbar Second World War correspondence collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
Lee Feldman
Date
1/17/2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States