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Catalog Number MS 1342-01A-01-1631
Object Name Card, Identification
Scope & Content The Hunter Papers, which fill two scrapbooks and 139 folders in 17 boxes, document the life and military career of Frank O'Driscoll Hunter from 1917-1982. The majority of the materials are comprised of news clippings from various newspapers and magazines which deal with his career and friends and family. Also included are personal correspondence (mostly with family members); official military correspondence, orders, and reports; commendations and awards; financial records; photographs; various subject files; and miscellaneous printed materials.

Notable among correspondents are General Carl A. Spaatz, Sholto Douglas, General Ira C. Eaker, Air Commander T.N. McEvoy, Wing Officer Margaret Forbes-Semphill, Herbert Buckmaster, General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Colonel Robert H. Jones, Jacqueline Cochran and Floyd Odum, General Nate F. Twining, General Edward V. Rickenbacker, General Frank Mezar, General Leon W. Johnson, Grover A. Whalen, and Jock Whitney.

The collection also includes a roll of microfilm, X-1342-01.

Papers are arranged chronologically. Addenda to the collection (materials received in 1982) appear at the end of the collection in boxes 1A-8A and include correspondence, clippings, photographs, maps, military records, and other papers.

Box 9A was later (in September 2012) added as a part of this addenda and includes two photographs of Frank O'Driscoll Hunter, newspaper articles regarding Kaiser William Hohenzollern and activities in Germany, pilot license issued to Hunter in 1925 signed by Orville Wright, reading pamphlets, and soldier songbooks.
Title Admiral of the Flagship Fleet, Major Frank O'D. Hunter, American Airlines, Inc.
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Frank O'Driscoll Hunter papers
Subjects Identification card
Airline industry
Pilots (Aeronautics)
People Hunter, Frank O. (Frank O'Driscoll), 1894-1982