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Diary (Leicester, United Kingdom)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00653

Scope and Contents

Diary, 1942, of a woman in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in the United Kingdom during World War II. Includes information on her job in a department store prior to joining the WAAF, learning to drive, and her job as a driver for the WAAF. There is also details of her social life before and after joining the WAAF. Her name seems to be "Lee E. Bunn."

Also included in the diary are pictures and descriptions of airplanes used by the Royal Air Force, pictures of badges of rank for commissioned officers, a list of aerodromes in the United Kingdom, and pictures showing the principles of flight.

Dates

  • 1942

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in May 2011.
Title
Guide to the Diary (Leicester, United Kingdom)
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
Date
2011-05-11
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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