Doris Mitchell Tant Collection - Accession 1501 - M731 (787)
Accession 1501 - M731 (787)
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
1 bound volume, 21 pieces
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of regulation and flight maneuver handbooks (Platter for Elementary Flight Maneuvers: Civil Aeronautics Bulletin No. 31 (February 1943) and Digest of Civil Air Regulations for Pilots: Civil Aeronautics Bulletin No. 22 (October 1943). Also included is a medical certificate given by the U.S. Department of Commerce Civil Aeronautics Administration to Doris Mitchell Tant (1923-2011). Doris served as a pilot during WWII. The Civil Aeronautics Administration taught women to pilot airplanes for non-military aviation purposes. Doris Tant was a 1946 graduate of Winthrop College graduated with a degree in Physical Education.
The Doris Mitchell Tant Collection was given to the Louise Pettus Archives by the James Maurice Tant on March 4, 2015.
World War II, U. S. Department of Commerce - Civil Aeronautics Administration
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Doris Mitchell Tant Collection - Accession 1501 - M731 (787)". Finding Aid 1203.
LC Subject Headings
Tant, Doris Mitchell, 1923-2011--Archives; United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration; Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Alumni and alumnae; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; Women air pilots--United States