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John H. Linton Papers, 1942-1963, 2007

(Manuscript Collection #1097)

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: John H. Linton Papers
Creator: Linton, John H.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.512 Cubic feet, 461 items .

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

February 14, 2007, (unprocessed) 461 items, 0.50 cubic feet; Papers (1942-1963, 2007) including McDaniel family and Harvey family genealogical research; U. S. Air Force Flying Status Files, 1942-1963; Individual flight Record Files, 1942-1961; and Orders & Special Orders files, 1942-1954, recording Linton military career from the U. S. Military Academy, West Point, NY (Class of 1942), his pilot training, and World War II service in with the 5th Air Force, 5th Command, 86th Wing, 326th Fighter and 58th Fighter Groups, in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippine Islands, 1943-1945; and his postwar overseas service with the 12th Air Force, 86th Fighter Bomber Squadron, at Neubiberg, Landstuhl and Wiesbaden, Germany, 1953-1954; and the 601st Aircraft Control & Warning Squadron and with the 526th Tactical Control Group, at Kaiserlautern, Germany, 1952-1954. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Lt. Col. John H. Linton

May 23, 2007, (unprocessed addition 1) 0.012 cubic feet; Pilot Log Book No. 1 (6/3-12/9/1942) of Cadet John H. Linton, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, recording his training flights in various aircraft, including the Fairchild PT 19-A, the North American BT-14 and the North American AT-6, between Coleman, Texas, Randolph Field, Texas, Foster Field, Texas, and Stuart Field, New York. Donor: Lt. Col. John H. Linton

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

John H. Linton Papers (#1097), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Lt. Col. John H. Linton

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1#1097.1
    • Folder a#1097.1.a
      Descendants of Fuurnifold Green McDaniel (ca. 2007) Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 15 p. Note: Genealogy of McDanial family.
    • Folder b#1097.1.b
      Descendants of Mathias Harvey (ca. 2007) Photocopy typescript. 1 item. 19 p. Note: Genealogy of Harvey family.
    • Folder c#1097.1.c
      U.S. Air Force Flying Status File (1942-1963) 17 items. 24 p. Note: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, 1942; Army Air Forces (AAF) Gulf Coast Training Center, Randolph Field, TX, 1942; 3010th AAF Base Unit, Chandler, AZ, 1947; 601st Aircraft Control Group, 1953; Mitchell AFB, 1955; 4603d Air Base Group, Stewart AFB, New York, 1960;
    • Folder d#1097.1.d
      U.S. Air Force Pilot Individual Flight Record Sheets #118-124 (1960-1961) 6 items. 14 p. Notes: ADC, 4603 AB Group, Stewart AFB, Newburgh, NY, 1960-1961.
    • Folder e#1097.1.e
      U.S. Air Force Individual Flight Record (Pilot) Sheets #74-117 (1953-1956) 43 items. 43 p. Notes: 12th AF, 7100 HQ Support Wing, 7150th AB Group, 7150 Operations Squadron, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1953; 60th T. C. Wiong, 60th AB Group, HQ Squadron, Rhein/Main, Germany, 1953; 12th AF, 10th AB Group, Spandgahlem AM, Germany, 1954; 7030 the HQ Support Group, Famstein AB, Germany, 1954; ADC, HQ, EADF, Stewart AFB, Newburgh, NY, 1954-1956
    • Folder f#1097.1.f
      U.S. Air Force Individual Flight Record (Pilot) Sheets #1-73 (1945-1954) 73 items. 75 p. Notes: 1010 AAF Base Unit Squadron H, Atlantic City, NJ, 1945; Mitchel Field, 100th AAF Base Unit, NY, 1945-1947; 3010th Base Unit, Williams Field, AZ, 1946-1947; 308th AAF Base Unit, Tyndall Field, FL, 1947; HQ 52nd ABGp, Mitchel Air Force Base, NY, 1948; 58th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Otis, AFB, Falmouth, MA, 1950; 3832 Operations Squadron, 3625 AB Group, Tyndall AFT, FL, 1950; 3087 Air Base Group, 6530 AB Group, Griffiss AFB, Rome, NY, 1950-2952; 33 ABG Group, Otis AFB, Falmouth, MA, 1952; 12th AF, 86th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Neubiberg, AB, Landstuhl AB, Germany, 1952; 7150th AB Group, Wiesbaden AB, Germany, 1952-1953.
    • Folder g#1097.1.g
      U.S. Army Air Corps Individual Flight Record (1942-1945) 35 items. 41 p. Notes: Foster Field, TX, 1942-1943; Craig Army Air Field, AL, 1943; 326th Fighter Group, Westiver Field, MA, 1943; 58th Fighter Group, Green Field, Providence, RI, 1943; Bedford AFB, MA, 1943; Suffolk AFB, Westhampton, NY, 1943; Australia, New Guinea, 1943-1944; Philippines, 1944-1945; 60th AAF Base Unit, Bolling Field, DC, 1945; 1010 AAF Base Unit Squadron H, Atlantic City, NJ, 1945; Mitchell Field, 100th AAF Base Unit, NY, 1945.
    • Folder h#1097.1.h
      Orders Headquarters 526th Tactical Control Group, Kaiserlautern [Germany] (Feb. - Sept. 1954) 38 items. 38 p.
    • Folder i#1097.1.i
      Orders Headquarters 601st Aircraft Control & Warning Squadron (1952-1954) 60 items. 60 p.
    • Folder j#1097.1.j
      Personal 201 - File Special Orders (1952) 33 items. 33 p.
    • Folder k#1097.1.k
      Personal 201 - File Special Orders (1951) 49 items. 102 p.
    • Folder l#1097.1.l
      Personal 201 - File Special Orders (1948-1950) 40 items. 73 p.
    • Folder m#1097.1.m
      Personal 201 - File Special Orders (1942-1947) 65 items. 87 p.
    • Folder n#1097.1.n
      Pilot Log Book No. 1 (6/3-12/9/1942) of Cadet John H. Linton, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, recording his training flights in various aircraft, including the Fairchild PT 19-A, the North American BT-14 and the North American AT-6, between Coleman, Texas, Randolph Field, Texas, Foster Field, Texas, and Stuart Field, New York.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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