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Rogers (Joseph) Second World War Correspondence
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  • Arrangement
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Content Description
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Joseph Rogers Second World War correspondence
    source: Curington, Terry
    Identifier/Call Number: 2015.103.w.r
    Physical Description: 4.1 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 document-box, 1 oversize box, 1 specimen multi-compartment box, 1 newspaper box)
    Date (inclusive): 1942-2015
    Date (bulk): bulk
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence written to Captain Joseph Rogers of the United States Army Air Force during the Second World War as well as military documents, photographs and realia belonging to Rogers. Items in this collection pertain, for the most part, to Rogers' military career in both the United States and China, where he served for a period as a member of the Army Advisory Group in an advisory role to the Chinese Ministry of Defense.
    Language of Material: The materials in this collection are primarily in English. Series 3 contains materials written in Chinese.
    Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries, Special Collections, CAWL Archives


    This collection is arranged by material type, subject, and date. Series 1: Correspondence--Series 2: Hankow, China (Sub-Series 1: Chinese Air Force--Sub-Series 2: Personal Papers)--Series 3: United States Army Air Force--Series 4. Flight/Aviation Training and Instruments--Series 5: Photographs--Series 6: Books--Series 7: Personal Papers--Series 8: Periodicals--Series 9: Realia

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Terry Curington. Received from Andrew Carroll 7/15/2015.

    Content Description

    This collection contains correspondence, documents, and personal items belonging to Joseph Rogers, a captain in the United States Army Air Force during the Second World War.
    In addition to correspondence written to Joseph Rogers from various senders, this collection also includes Rogers’ military records, various military documents (U.S. Army Air Force and Chinese Air Force), awards received by Rogers for his service both in the U.S. and China, navigational instruments and aeronautic charts, photographs, books, periodicals, realia, and personal papers belonging to Rogers.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title, Box number, Folder number], Joseph Rogers Second World War correspondence (2015.103.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945
    Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945
    United States -- Air Force.
    United States -- Army -- Air Forces -- Bombardier
    China -- Air Force
    Rogers, Joseph, March 18, 1923-March 28, 2015
    Curington, Terry