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Lee Grinnell Daniels papers

Call Number: RH MS 631


Sergeant Lee Grinnell Daniels, from Kansas City, Missouri, served as a medic in the Army Air Forces, 49th Fighter Squadron, 14th Fighter Group during World War II. The collection includes letters from family and friends during the latter part of the war, printed ephemera, motivational notes, military forms and information. Of particular interest are a diary Sgt. Daniels kept from late 1941 to early 1945 describing his time at U. S. bases and overseas in England, Italy and Africa and a large photograph of his unit, Company C, 31st Medical Training Battalion in Camp Grant, Illinois, in 1942.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1945


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.5 linear foot (1 box + 1 photograph) ; photograph 21 x 51 cm

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Physical Location

RH MS 631

Physical Location

RH MS-P631(f)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 2003

Guide to the Lee Grinnell Daniels Collection
Lee Grinnell Daniels papers
Finding aid prepared by mab, March 2006; revised by, cl 2010; Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006
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Lee Grinnell Daniels Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 631, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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