U.S. Civil Air Patrol letters

U.S. Civil Air Patrol letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: United States. Civil Air Patrol.
Title: U.S. Civil Air Patrol letters
Dates: 1942 September
Quantity: 0.019 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 2665-2667, 2669, 2670, 2675-2677, 2680, 2681, and 2685-2695 housed together in 1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms2689(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

"The first Civil Air Patrol members of 1941... served their country by sinking or chasing away German submarines off America's East and Gulf coasts... Today, CAP handles 90 percent of inland search and rescue missions." -- "Civil Air Patrol: A Proud Legacy Continues." Civil Air Patrol. http://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/html/commander.htm (Retrieved June 20, 2009)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of four letters pertaining to the Civil Air Patrol. Three letters originated from the National Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and one letter originated from the Group 421 Headquarters in Hapeville, Georgia.

Index Terms

United States. Civil Air Patrol. -- Records and correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

U.S. Civil Air Patrol letter. MS 2689. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters, 1942 September