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Kelley (James Leo) Personal Collection
SDASM.SC.10216  
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Description
James Leo Kelley worked for Consolidated Aircraft Corporation from 1934 until 1970. This collection contains his personal desk diaries from that time period. Entries include personal and work-related daily incidents.
Background
James Leo Kelley worked for Consolidated Aircraft Corporation from 1934 until 1970. This collection contains his personal desk diaries from that time period. Entries include personal and work-related daily incidents. Consolidated merged with Vultee Aircraft Corporation to form Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation (informally known as Convair) in 1943. In 1954 Convair became a division of General Dynamics and remained so until the mid-nineties when General Dynamics began divesting itself of its aircraft divisions.
Extent
.33 Cubic Feet This collection is stored in two boxes, each measuring 15 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 10 inches
 containing notebooks with personal diary entries covering the years 1934 through 1970. Box 1 contains 23 volumes covering 1934 through 1947. Box 2 contains 22 volumes covering the years 1948 through 1970.
Restrictions
The collection is open to research by appointment, Some restrictions apply.