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Guide to the Joseph Poleman Harkins papers MSS.0631

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-05-24T10:59-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

May 2013
Collection Title:

Joseph Poleman Harkins papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0631

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (3 items)

Dates:

1958-1966

Abstract:

Two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet about the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.

creator

Harkins, Joseph Poleman

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains copies of two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet concerning the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.

Biographical/Historical note

Joseph Poleman Harkins was born in Harleigh, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1915. He graduated from the Mining and Mechanical Institute in Freeland, Pennsylvania, and the University of Alabama, where he received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the Army Corps of Engineers Reserve in 1938. According to a hand-written note on the Tri-Supply article, he retired from the U.S. Air Force on 19 February 1975 and died in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, in 26 September 1977.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Preferred Citation:

Joseph Poleman Harkins papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Naval Air Technical Services Facility (U.S.). (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Science and Nature (localbroad)

Technology and Industry (localbroad)

University of Alabama--Alumni and alumnae. (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

Papers Box 1743