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Robert Baker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: S066-13
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

  • 1944 - 1945

Language of Materials

Collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

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.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (0.1 (One envelope))

Abstract

Robert Baker served as the pilot of the B-24 Liberator Tail Heavy during World War II.

Biographical Sketch

Robert Baker served as the pilot of the B-24 Liberator Tail Heavy during World War II.

Sources

Source
485th Bomb Group Association. "831st Squadron Crew Photos". [Online] 2018-05-31. http://www.485thbg.org/Photos/831st/831st.html

Series Description

This collection contains a copy of a manuscript by Robert Baker, recounting his World War II experiences as the pilot of the B-24 Liberator Tail Heavy.

Provenance Statement

The Robert Baker Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by Edward Masterka on 2013-05-14.

Additional Sources

Additional information about B-24 combat operation in World War II can be found in the History of Aviation Archives stacks. Consult the Eugene McDermott Library Catalog for further information.

Note to the Researcher

This collection was initially listed as part of the CAT/Air America Archives as Edward Masterka, a former Air America employee, donated it to Special Collections. The collection was moved to the HAC stacks, and re-named under Robert Baker, who wrote the manuscript the collection contains.
Title
Guide to the Robert Baker Collection
Status
under_revision
Date
2018-05-31
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English (eng)
Edition statement
First revision by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA. 2018-05-31.

Revision Statements

  • 2018-05-31: 1st revision was a migration to ArchivesSpace by Thomas Allen, PhD, CA.

Repository Details

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

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