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Harold V. Larson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA058-85

Scope and Content

This collection contains memorabilia and ephemera that were collected by Harold V. Larson during his career as fixed-wing pilot with Air America, Inc. The Harold V. Larson Collection is housed in one non-standard box totaling 2.5 linear ft.

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.

Object 1 and 2 are the Air America pilot's uniform.

Object 3 is a commemorative coin.

Item 4 is Larson's Air America identification card.

Dates

  • 1965 - 1973
  • Majority of material found in 1973 - 1973

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.

Biographical Sketch

Harold Vincent Larson was an Airline Captain for Air America in Saigon from April 6, 1965 through June 11, 1972, when he resigned.

Sources

Source
"Jerry Fink Collection," Air America Roster, Folder 1, Box 32, History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (One non-standard box (31.0x23.0x3.0).)

Abstract

Harold Vincent Larson was an Airline Captain for Air America in Saigon from April 6, 1965 through June 11, 1972, when he resigned.

Series Description

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

Provenance Statement

The Harold V. Larson Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by Harold V. Larson on 1985-09-20.

Additional Sources

Additional information can be found in the History of Aviation Archives in the following collections:

Civil Air Transport/Air America Archives
Title
Guide to the Harold V. Larson Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Nava, Patrizia, 1960-
Date
2018-12-04
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English (eng)
Edition statement
First revision by Patrizia Nava, CA. 2018-12-04. Second revision by Patrizia Nava, CA, 2019-08-28.

Revision Statements

  • 2018-12-04: 1st revision was a migration to ArchivesSpace by Patrizia Nava, CA.
  • 2019-08-28: 2nd revision was an update of the collection number by Patrizia Nava, CA.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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