Alvin P. Yorkunas papers

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Material Information

Title:
Alvin P. Yorkunas papers
Creator:
Yorkunas, Alvin P
Language:
English
Edition:
5
Physical Description:
6 linear ft. : ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Commercial art -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence ( lcsh )

Notes

Summary:
Correspondence, personal journals, military documents, postcards, photographs, artwork, printed ephemera, and realia. The bulk of the collection relates to Alvin P. Yorkunas' service in the Army Air Forces during WWII (1942-1946) and with the Air Force's Strategic Air Command (1951-1954). Materials relating to his pre-war and post-war life as a commercial artist in Tampa, Florida are also present. The heart of the collection consists of approximately 650 letters written by Yorkunas to his wife Mary during World War II and a 115-page illustrated daily journal Yorkunas kept while stationed in Saipan and Guam from October, 1944 to March, 1945.
Preferred Citation:
Alvin P. Yorkunas papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical:
Graphic artist and Intelligence Officer in the Army Air Force.

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
028680610 ( ALEPH )
642314886 ( OCLC )
Y09
U29-00072-Y09
YORKUNAS ( USFLDC AGGCODE )
028680610

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Format:
Mixed Material

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