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Joseph Poleman Harkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0631

Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet concerning the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.

Dates

  • 1958-1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Poleman Harkins was born in Harleigh, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1915. He graduated from the Mining and Mechanical Institute in Freeland, Pennsylvania, and the University of Alabama, where he received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the Army Corps of Engineers Reserve in 1938. According to a hand-written note on the Tri-Supply article, he retired from the U.S. Air Force on 19 February 1975 and died in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, in 26 September 1977.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet about the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Joseph Poleman Harkins papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500