Bondurant, John P., (John Parnell), 1907-
|Title: ||John Parnell Bondurant papers|
7.5 Linear feet
(12 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
|Coll. Number: ||ms3192|
John P. Bondurant was a native of Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, one of five children of Emmett Jopling and Martha Strong "Birdie" Moss Bondurant. He married Mary Claire Brannon (d. 26 April 2001) and they were parents of three children. Mr. Bondurant received a civil engineering degree from the University of Georgia and owned Athens Lumber Company for forty years. He served with the 54th Air Service Group, USAF, in World War II in India, China and Burma.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of personal papers from 1930-2002, including materials from World War II used in his book, "History of the 54th Air Service Group" and the BIVA. Another book, "History of the First Methodist Church, Athens," includes extensive biographical information of trustees and members of the church and there is some information about long time friends, UGA Dean William Tate and writer Wylly Folk St. John. Other materials include cash books and records from the R. L. Moss estate and minutes and cash book for Georgia Flow and Foundry Co., Inc., 1910-1931, which E. J. and John Boundurant were part of during this period.
Arranged into 9 series: correspondence; UGA and military materials; 54th Air Service Group research and book; First Methodist Church research; family; Lumber Company and R. L. Moss estate; and drawings and maps.
John Parnell Bondurant papers, MS 3192. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.