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Clarence Deal Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01132

Scope and Contents

Diary of Clarence Deal, a member of the 720th Bombardment Squard of the 15th Air Force of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. His unit served in the Mediterranean during the war. Diary includes a list of address of Deal's friends and officers, diary entries that note major events throughout the course of Deal's enlistment, and his service records. There are also two photographs of unidentified soldiers. Deal may have been the nose gunner in a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber.

Bound volume, brown binding with eagle and American flag on cover. Manufactured journal with pre-printed sections, first two pages read: Lest We Forget "United We Stand" and "Life In The Service" "Echoes of the Army" by...

Dates

  • 1942-1945

Creator

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Custodial History

This collection was formerly identified as Mss. Acc. 2011.662.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase. Acquired: 11/09/2011.
Title
Guide to the Clarence Deal Diary
Author
Karen King, SCRC Staff
Date
June 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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