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Lewellyn C. Daigle Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1294

Scope and Contents

A scrapbook compiled and annotated by Daigle describing his activities during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of fellow soldiers as well as of places Daigle was stationed during the war. The collection also contains two books: "God is my co-pilot" by Robert L. Scott and "Born in battle" by Rowan T. Thomas. The latter book contains a dedication to Daigle from Capt. Thomas.

Dates

  • 1941-1943

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Lewellyn C. Daigle, a native of Fort Kent, Maine, graduated from the University of Maine in 1939. While at the university he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and was active in athletics and in musical organizations. He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, serving in the Pacific and the Middle East. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal. Daigle was killed on May 11, 1955, in a plane crash in Utah. He was chief of the procurement division at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah at the time of his death.

Extent

1 volume (29 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Carolyn C. Graham, Sacramento, Calif. in April 2001.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Lewellyn C. Daigle Scrapbook
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

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