Inventory of the B-26 Marauder Archives, Richard H. Denison Collection


Title:
B-26 Marauder Archives, Richard H. Denison Collection
Repository:
Archival Services, University Libraries, The University of Akron
Phone: 330-972-7670
http://www.uakron.edu/libraries/archives
Creator:
Richard H. Denison
Dates:
1936-1994
Quantity:
2.07 cubic feet
Abstract:
The Richard H. Denison Collection consists of the military records of Richard H. Denison, maps with highlighted flight paths, newsletters and magazines involving the B-26 Marauder, photographs, and a model of the B-26 "Rat Poison."
Identification:
100/25
Location:
Archival Services
Language:
The records are in English

Biography of Richard H. Denison

Richard H. Denison was a navigator in the 553rd Bombardment Squadron of the 386th Bombardment Group of the Ninth Air Force during World War II, reaching the rank of 1st Lieutenant.

Scope and Content

The Richard H. Denison Collection focuses on Denison's military papers, including flight logs and personnel orders. It also includes a multitude of maps with noted flight paths, a model of the B-26 Marauder, "Rat Poison," and a number of photographs taken while overseas during World War II depicting B-26 Marauders and war-torn landscapes. Copies of published materials, Aircraft of the Fighting Powers, Volumes 1 & 4, were physically separated from the collection, cataloged in The University of Akron Libraries Catalog, and shelved with the Special Collections books in Archival Services by Library of Congress call number.

Statement of Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Permission to reproduce or publish materials in this collection must be secured in writing from Archival Services, University Libraries, The University of Akron.

Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access; except not available through interlibrary loan. Copyright restrictions may apply. Permission to reproduce or publish materials in this collection must be secured in writing from Archival Services, University Libraries, The University of Akron.

Related Material: Related Material

Martin C. Mazurk Newsletter Collection, 1987-1997


Separated Material: Separated Material

Copies of published materials, Aircraft of the Fighting Powers, Volumes 1 & 4, were physically separated from the collection, cataloged in The University of Akron Libraries Catalog, and shelved with the Special Collections books in Archival Services by Library of Congress call number.


Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects:

United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Squadron, 553rd
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American

Persons:

Denison, Richard H.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], B-26 Marauder Archives, Richard H. Denison Collection, Archival Services, University Libraries, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio.

Processing Information

Kevin Klesta, 2013


Detailed Description of The Collection


Box 1 / Folder 1
Air Age Technical Library, War Plane Research, Martin B-26 Marauder, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
Article, Checking and Double Checking Navigation Devices, Air Force Magazine, March, 1943




Box 1 / Folder 3
Association Debaraquement Et Bataille De Normandy, 1994




Box 1 / Folder 4
Collected World War II Material, German Publications, 1938-1944




Box 1 / Folder 5
Collected World War II Material, German and United States Newspapers, 1941-1945




Box 1 / Folder 6
Correspondence, Archives, 2001-2002




Box 1 / Folder 7
Crusader Reunion, 1990




Box 1 / Folder 8
D-Day 50th Anniversary, 1994




Box 1 / Folder 9
Flak Shell Photos, Undated




Box 1 / Folder 10
Letter, John C. Chatel, War Experiences, 1999




Box 1 / Folder 11
Magazine, Air Classic, "Last Marauder", 1998




Box 1 / Folder 12
Magazine, FlyPast, 1999




Box 1 / Folder 13
Magazine, Wings, Vol. 20, No. 6, December 1990




Box 1 / Folder 14
Map, Europe Air Code AF Foldex, 1944




Box 1 / Folder 15
Memorial Publication, Association Du Memorial De Bernes, 1994




Box 1 / Folder 16
MIlitary Records, Air Transport Command Flight Plan, 1944-1945




Box 1 / Folder 17
Military Records, Individual Flight Records, June 1943-1953




Box 1 / Folder 18
Military Records, Personnel orders, 1943-1957




Box 1 / Folder 19
The National D-Day Museum, 2000




Box 1 / Folder 20
Negatives, c. 1944-1945




Box 1 / Folder 21
Notes, Denison, 1995




Box 1 / Folder 22
Photographs, 386th Bomb Group, April 1943




Box 1 / Folder 23
Photographs, 386th Bomb Group, 1944-1945




Box 1 / Folder 24
Photographs, 386th Bomb Group, Color Prints, Undated




Box 1 / Folder 25
Photograph, D-Day Crew, June 1944




Box 1 / Folder 26
Photographs, Photocopies, and Postcards of Planes, c. 2005




Box 1 / Folder 27
Photographs and Stories, January-June 1944




Box 1 / Folder 28
Photographs, Unidentified, Undated




Box 1 / Folder 29
Personal WW II Material, 1942-1946




Box 1 / Folder 30
Pilot Training Manual For the B-26, Undated




Box 1 / Folder 31
Postcards and Brochures from Paris and London, 1943-1945




Box 1 / Folder 32
Publications, Time Over Targets and Calvin Compasscover, 1945




Box 1 / Folder 33
Separated Materials, Aerial Maps, Books, various dates




Box 1 / Folder 34
Separated Materials, Camera, undated




Box 1 / Folder 35
VHS Tape, Stirs the Ashes of Long Dead Campfires, February 18 2002




Box 2 / Folder 1
Collected World War II Material, Yank, 1944-1945




Box 2 / Folder 2
Magazines, 1944-1947




Box 3
Model of B-26 Marauder, "Rat Poison", undated




Box 4
Richard Denison's Camera, c. 1938




Map-case 13 / Drawer 3 / Folder 2
Plans for the Martin Marauder B-26D drawn by W.A. Wylan and "D-Day Armada", 1944




Map-case 13 / Drawer 3 / Folder 6
Maps, Undated




Map-case 13 / Drawer 8 / Folder 1
Maps, France, Brest, Cherbourg, Dijon, Le Havre, Nantes, Paris, 1940-1942




Map-case 13 / Drawer 8 / Folder 2
Maps, Germany, Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Essen, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Munich, Strasburg, 1936-1945




Map-case 13 / Drawer 8 / Folder 3
Maps, Great Britain, The Highlands, Middle & Wales, North Scotland, Salisbury, Southwest England, Strait of Dover, 1942-1944




Map-case 13 / Drawer 8 / Folder 4
Maps, Italy, Bolzano and Northwest Africa, 1943-1944