135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photograph album
Scope and Contents
Contains 355 personal photographs taken by members of the 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron, including 272 mounted on cardstock, 82 loose. Also contains a binder made from aluminum from an aircraft used by the squadron with a yellowing photograph fixed in the spine with scotch tape, and a two-page personal written history and poem by creator.
- approximately 1940-1949
- Lewis, Lloyd K., 1922- (compiler, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photograph album must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Lloyd K. Lewis entered the United States Air Force on December 7, 1942. Started service as an operator mechanic #756 and later was reclassified as a radio mechanic #754 after requesting a change. First to be sent home from his squadron, April 22, 1944, because he had a wife and child. The photograph album in this collection was presented to Lewis as a going away present.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
355 personal photographs taken by members of the 35th photo reconnaissance squadron, 272 mounted on cardstock, 82 loose; 1 binder made from aluminum from an aircraft used by the squadron, the binder contains a yellowing photograph fixed in the spine with scotch tape; 2-page personal written history and poem by creator.
Arranged in eight series: 1. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron scrapbook pages, 1944. 2. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron loose photographic prints, circa 1940-1949. 3. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photographs in plastic sheets, 1944-1945. 4. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photograph album, undated. 5. Lloyd K. Lewis writings, undated. 6. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron Flying Tigers photograph album (photocopies), undated. 7. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron scrapbook register, undated. 8. 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron scrapbook digital scans, undated.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2956.xml
Collection donated by Lloyd K. Lewis in February 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Lloyd K. Lewis; 2007.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Jonathan Harmon; 2004 (revised 2007).
- Burma Road (China and Burma)
- Chanyi (China)
- China -- Photographs
- Compact discs
- Gushkharah (India)
- India -- Photographs
- Lao Hwang Ping (China)
- Photograph albums
- Politics, Government, and Law
- United States. Air Force. Photographic Reconnaisance Squadron, 35th -- Photographs
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- China -- Photographs
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American -- Photographs
- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
- Register of the 135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photograph album
- Jonathan Harmon
- 2004 (revised 2007)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008