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General William Mitchell papers, 1888-1946

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BOX 1-5 Diaries and Journals, 1917-1928
Typescripts of diaries and clippings of portions of a diary published in Liberty magazine.
Arranged by type of writing and therein date or title.
BOX 1 Diaries
BOX 1 April 20,1917
(4 folders)
BOX 1 July.-Dec. 1924
(6 folders)
BOX 2 “Before Pershing in Europe,” May 1917-Feb. 1919
(4 folders)
BOX 3 “European diary,”Apr. 1917-Feb. 1919
(3 folders)
BOX 3 “Leaves from My War Diary,” sheets clipped from Liberty magazine, Apr.-Nov. 1919, 1928
BOX 4 Journals
BOX 4 Jan. 1919-Dec. 1920
(8 folders)
BOX 5 Jan. 1921-Dec. 1923
(9 folders)
BOX 6-19 General Correspondence, 1907-1946
Letters sent and received.
Arranged chronologically. The period 1907-1920 is organized by month; 1921-1946 by year.
BOX 6 1907-1918
(2 folders)
BOX 7 1919-1933
(5 folders)
BOX 8 1920
(2 folders)
BOX 9 1921-1922
(5 folders)
BOX 10 1923-1925
(5 folders)
BOX 11 1925
(5 folders)
BOX 12 1926
(3 folders)
BOX 13 1926-1927
(4 folders)
BOX 14 1928-1929
(4 folders)
BOX 15 1929-1930
(3 folders)
BOX 16 1931-1933
(3 folders)
BOX 17 1933
(2 folders)
BOX 18 1933
(3 folders)
BOX 19 1934-1946, undated
(4 folders)
BOX 19A-19B Family Correspondence, 1888-1927
Correspondence of family members.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 19A 1888-1899
(7 folders)
BOX 19B 1899-1927, undated
(7 folders)
BOX 20-30 Speech, Article, and Book File, 1915-1928
Writings by and about Mitchell, including three of his books. The Opening of Alaska, From Start to Finish of Our Greatest War, and Skyways.
Arranged by title or type of writing.
BOX 20 The Opening of Alaska
(5 folders)
BOX 21 From Start to Finish of Our Greatest War
(41 folders)
BOX 22 (40 folders)
BOX 23 Skyways
(6 folders)
BOX 23 “Our Faulty Military Policy,” 1915
BOX 23 Miscellaneous articles and speeches
BOX 24 “America Air Power, and the Pacific,” 1928
(2 folders)
BOX 24 Drafts for article on conditions in the Pacific
BOX 24 “The Romance of the Tuna Fish”
BOX 25 Miscellaneous articles
(7 folders)
BOX 26 Speeches and articles
(7 folders)
BOX 27 Articles, statements, and related correspondence
(25 folders)
BOX 28 Articles and addresses
(17 folders)
BOX 29 Miscellaneous articles
(6 folders)
BOX 30 Miscellaneous articles, addresses, and statements
(15 folders)
BOX 31-47 Subject File, 1911-1945
Memoranda, reports, notes, war journals, bulletins, circulars, press releases, maps, charts relating to operations of the air corps in World War I and the subsequent developments of air power in the United States and other countries. Material on Mitchell's court-martial includes memoranda, reports, testimony, hearings, evidence, charge sheet, statements, indictment, clippings, and correspondence.
Mostly arranged alphabetically.
BOX 31 Aerial defense; press releases
BOX 31 Aerial mail route between South America and United States
BOX 31 Aerial observation; American Expeditionary Forces training section
BOX 31 Aero Club of America
BOX 31 Aerodynamics
BOX 31 Aeronautical devices; recent progress
BOX 31 Aeronautics, separate department
BOX 31 Curry Bill
BOX 31 Recommendations
(4 folders)
BOX 31 Air attaché in England
BOX 31 Air attaché in Holland
BOX 31 Air mail service
BOX 32 Air service
BOX 32 Army and navy, recommendations
BOX 32 Brief history and late developments
BOX 32 Bulletin, German organization, 1917
BOX 32 Department organizations
BOX 32 Hearings, Mitchell's testimony
BOX 32 History of United States Army Air Service, 1862-1920
BOX 32 Information group, 1919
BOX 32 Intelligence bulletin
BOX 32 Air Service, 1917-1925
BOX 32 Organization tables, 1920
(2 folders)
BOX 32 Question by J. E. Cassidy, 1925
BOX 32 War Department, committee report, 1925
BOX 33 Aircraft
BOX 33 For military and commercial uses in U.S., 1919-1920
BOX 33 Investigations
BOX 33 Research development and service in Europe
BOX 33 Types used in naval aviation, 1917-1920
BOX 33 United States, tables, 1918-1925
BOX 33 Versus battleships
BOX 33 Airplane accessories
BOX 33 Airplane, military
BOX 33 Airplanes
BOX 33 Air policy, United States Army
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