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Retired military personnel -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Gail S. Halvorsen awards, 1938-2017

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains awards, certificates, and plaques, both received by and awarded by Gail S. Halvorsen. Dated 1938-2017.

Dates: 1938-2017

Gail S. Halvorsen collection of artifacts, 1948-2011

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents

Contains artifacts, including parachutes, hankerchiefs, other textiles and memorabilia related to Halvorsen's post-military retirement. Dated approximately 1948-2011.

Dates: 1948-2011

Gail S. Halvorsen collection of ephemera from schools, 1989-2017

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains items given to Gail S. Halvorsen by schools in recognition of Operation Little Vittles. Includes projects created by school children and learning packets related to the Candy Bomber. Materials dated 1989-2017.

Dates: 1989-2017

Gail S. Halvorsen collection of newspapers, magazines, and articles, 1970-2016

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains newspapers, articles, newsletters, magazines and press releases, many relating to certain events, all relating to Gail S. Halvsorsen's life and career after retirement from the military. Dated 1970-2016.

Dates: 1970-2016

Gail S. Halvorsen correspondence, 1943-2017

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Letters, emails, and invitations relating to Gail S. Halvorsen's activities during the Berlin Airlift in Germany, his military career in Germany and the United States, his missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and Russia, his post-military retirement, and his personal and family life. Dated 1943-2017.

Dates: 1943-2017

Gail S. Halvorsen correspondence on post-military retirement, 1977-2017

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Letters, emails, and cards related to Gail S. Halvorsen's life after he retired from the military. Contains letters relating to his job at Brigham Young University in Utah and letters and pictures from fans around the world. Contains letters and emails for various events and school visits that Gail participated in since his retirement from the military. Dated 1977-2017.

Dates: 1977-2017

Gail S. Halvorsen ephemera from events, 1974-2018

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Papers from events attended by Gail S. Halvorsen in the U.S. and Europe, including military events, candy drops, autograph sessions, museum openings, guest appearances at performances, and awards ceremonies. Also includes brochures, itineraries, invitations, name tags, and other papers. Materials are dated 1974-2018.

Dates: 1974-2018

Gail S. Halvorsen negatives, approximately 1945-2000

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 3 Sub-Series 9

Gail S. Halvorsen papers, audio-visual recordings, and artifacts, 1920-2018

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Papers, awards, video and audio recordings, and memorabilia collected by Gail S. Halvorsen during his lifetime. Includes materials from the Berlin Airlift, his Air Force career, and from his later retirement and missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1920-2018.

Dates: 1920-2018

Gail S. Halvorsen papers on post-military retirement, 1948-2018

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2220 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers, media, and memorabilia documenting the life of Gail S. Halvorsen after his retirement from the United States Air Force. Includes records of his continued contact with Germany, his humanitarian activities, and candy drops and visits he performed at various locations around the globe. Materials dated 1948-2017.

Dates: 1948-2018