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Margaret Kennedy letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2769

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 15 letters, 10 from Homer Hendon, and 5 by Harold Wallace, written to Margaret Kennedy. The letters describe life in the air corps, including tests, duties, training, and so forth.

Dates

  • 1944 June-August

Biographical / Historical

Harold W. Wallace, Jr., was born January 14, 1924. He enlisted in the military on December 14, 1942. After the way, Wallace continued a military career and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. in the 3rd Air Rescue Group of the 37th Helicopter Flight. Wallace married Betty Paul Hooten and had two sons, Harold W. Wallace, III, and Richard Wallace. Harold Wallace, Jr., died on May 15, 2000.

Homer L. Hendon, Jr., was born in 1924 and enlisted in the military on November 3, 1942.

Research indicates that Margaret Kennedy may have married an O'Neal and died December 15, 2003.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (15 letters)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains letters to Margaret Kennedy from two airmen, Homer Hendon and Harold Wallace. The letters discuss life in military service at Maxwell airfield in Alabama.

Provenance

Gift of Ron and Elizabeth Howard, 2009

Processed by

James N. Gilbreath, August, 2010
Title
Guide to the Letters to Margaret Kennedy
Status
Completed
Author
James N. Gilbreath
Date
August, 2010
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