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Al Harting Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H001-82

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs, documents, and press clippings Al Harting collected about the B-25 and P-47 aircraft used by the 12th and 15th Army Air Force in World War II. It also houses press materials related to the 1957 re-dedication of Dallas Love Field Airport.

Dates

  • 1945 - 1957

Language of Materials

Collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Biographical Sketch

Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the region.

Sources

Source
"The Rowdy Days of the Dallas Dispatch", D Magazine, 1979. [Online] 12 April 2018. https://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-magazine/1979/august/extra-extra/

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (Two half size-manuscript boxes)

Abstract

Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the region.

Series Description

The collection arrived in good condition and was initially processed with only a container list as a description. Due to a change in content management systems, further description proved to be necessary. The archivist kept the original organization intact without any further arrangement.

Provenance Statement

The Al Harting Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by Al Harting in multiple accessions from 1982 thorugh 1986.

Additional Sources

Other materials on the history of Dallas Love Field airport can be found in the Braniff Collection as well as in Bruce Bleakley's book Dallas Aviation available in the History of Aviation stacks as well as in the William F. Long Collection.

Books/Magazines

Books and magazines were pulled and cataloged to be included into the HAC monograph and magazine collection.

Image ID

It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission from copyright holders of materials to which this institution does not own copyright.

Images in this collection are identified by a unique number that provides information about the format, record group, collection, series, box, folder, and image numbers. Please use this number when ordering reproductions of images from this collection.

Record Group Code

1 = CAT/Air American Archives

2 = Doolittle Archives

3 = Lighter than Air Archives

4 = George H. Williams, Jr., World War I Aviation Library

5 = History of Aviation Archives

6 = University Archives

7 = HAC Stacks

8 = WPRL Stacks

9 = Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Collection

10 = Belsterling Collection

11 = Closed Stacks

12 = Unidentified

13 = Chance Vought Archives

14 = Twirly Birds Archives

Image Format Code

P = Photograph/Postcard

S = Slide

N = Negative

T = Positive Transparency

B = Black and White

C = Color

Example: 5ALH-1-1-PC1

5 = History of Aviation Archives (HAC)

ALH = Al Harting Collection

= Series Number

1 = Box Number

1 = Folder Number

P = Photograph/Postcard

C = Color

1 = Image Number

Images archived in plastic image holders may also have a location code in the format: 1/TL. In this example, the number is the sheet number and the letters indicate the top left position on the sheet. Position indicators are T = top, L = left, R = right, M = middle, and B = bottom. Position indicators may be combined to describe the position on the sheet, as shown in this example.

Note to the Researcher

The materials in this collection are in good condition.
Title
Guide to the Al Harting Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Thomas Allen, PhD, CA
Date
2018-04-12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Edition statement
First revision by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA 2018-04-12.

Revision Statements

  • 2018-04-17: 1st revision was a migration to ArchivesSpace by Thomas Allen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Archives. Repository

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