Manuscript Collection

Doris Mitchell Tant Collection - Accession 1501 - M731 (787)

Title

Doris Mitchell Tant Collection - Accession 1501 - M731 (787)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1501 - M731 (787)

Inclusive Dates

1943-1944

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume, 21 pieces

Language

English;

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.

Provenance

The Doris Mitchell Tant Collection was given to the Louise Pettus Archives by the James Maurice Tant on March 4, 2015.

Keywords

World War II, U. S. Department of Commerce - Civil Aeronautics Administration

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Doris Mitchell Tant Collection - Accession 1501 - M731 (787)

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