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Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H010-79

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs, poems, documents, and material related to Charles Wayne Kerwood's career as a combat pilot. The collection arrived in good condition and was initially processed with only a container list as description. Due to a change of the content management system, further description proved to be necessary.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1978
  • Majority of material found within 1917 - 1975

Language of Materials

Collection is in English and French.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

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

Charles Wayne Kerwood (1897-1971) was an American who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I. He also commanded the Greek Royal Air Force in the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922), and lead a Volunteer American Squadron in support of the French-Spanish Campaign against the Berber Tribes of the North African Rif (1920-1927).

Sources

Source
Editorial Staff. "Charles W. Kerwood, 79; Combat Pilot in 4 Wars", New York Times. [Online] 05 May 1971. https://www.nytimes.com/1976/12/17/archives/charles-w-kerwood-79-combat-pilot-in-4-wars.html

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (One half-sized manuscript box)

Abstract

Charles Wayne Kerwood was an American who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I. He also commanded the Greek Royal Air Force in the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922), and lead a Volunteer American Squadron in support of the French-Spanish Campaign against the Berber Tribes of the North African Rif (1920-1927).

Series Description

The archivist kept the original organization intact without any further arrangement.

Provenance Statement

The Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by Kae Kerwood on 1979-06-15.

Additional Sources

Additional information about American aviation activities in World War I can be found in the following collections:

George H. Williams, Jr. Collection, the Frank W. Bailey Collection, and the History of Aviation Archives.

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: 5CWK-1-1-PB1

5 = History of Aviation Archives

CWK = Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection

= Series Number

1 = Box Number

1 = Folder Number

P = Photograph/Postcard

B = Black and White

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.

Books/Magazines

Books and magazines were pulled and cataloged to be included into the HAC monograph and magazine collection.
Title
Guide to the Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection, 1897-1971
Status
Completed
Author
Thomas Allen, PhD, CA.
Date
2018-05-30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English (eng)
Edition statement
First revision by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA. Second revision by Patrizia Nava, CA

Repository Details

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

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