C. Walt Brown World War II Air Crew Training Division Collection

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TxAM-CRS 1061

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C. Walt Brown World War II Air Crew Training Division Collection


  • 1905-1946; Undated (Creation)


1 box (5 linear inches)

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This collection consists of letters (mostly to his mother and family between 1943-1944), newspaper clippings, and a few other materials detailing the life of Charles Walt Brown during his tenure in the US Army Air Force, especially his experiences while in the Air Crew Training Division on the Texas A&M campus.

From 1943 to 1944, Texas A&M College provided its land and facilities to the US Military to prepare soldiers for World War II (WWII). In Brown's letter to his mother, Mary Swan, and to other family members, he told of details of his life in the Army and at the different military facilities he was stationed at.

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This collection was arranged by type of material beginning with a folder of newspaper clippings (chronologically within) followed by the remaining collection contents (largely correspondence) in chronological order.

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These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Collection record and finding aid created by Jaime Janda, April 11, 2022.

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