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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Personal:

Publications:

Photographs:

Assorted:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers, 1912-1977



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bone, Norfleet Giddings, 1892-1997.
Title: Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers
Dates: 1912-1977
Abstract: The Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers, 1912-1977, contain photographs, publications, maps, correspondence, Masonic material, and more that relate to Bone's career and document the history of aviation.
Accession No.: 97-206
OCLC No.: 65333669
Extent: 1 ft., 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Norfleet Giddings Bone was an aviator and World War II veteran. He was born on August 12, 1892, to Edward E. and Maggie (Norfleet) Bone, and graduated from New Mexico A & M College (now New Mexico State University) in 1915 with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. He worked from the City of Douglas, Arizona, then as an pilot with the U. S. Army, until he joined Texas A&M University. In 1923 Bone graduated with a B.S. degree in Landscape Architecture. This was his profession as he worked in the U. S. Air Force, the National Park Service, and U. S. Army.

Bone was a member of the American Legion and several Freemasonry organizations. He married Ruby Lee Franklin on June 15, 1925, in Dallas, Texas, and the couple had two children, William Norfleet and Bobbie Dawn.

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Scope and Contents

The Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers, 1912-1977, contain photographs, publications, maps, correspondence, Masonic material, and more that relate to Bone's career and document the history of aviation.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bone, Norfleet Giddings, 1892-1997 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas A & M University. Dept. of Landscape Architecture.
Subjects
Landscape architects -- Archives.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans.
Aeronautics -- History -- Sources.

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Related Material

See also Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers, 1917-1980, MS 141, Archives and Special Collections, University of Texas at San Antonio Library.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers, 1912-1977, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Personal:

box
3M19 Correspondence
box
3M12 Masonic
Registration list, class of 1923 reunion, May 15-17, 1970

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Publications:

box
3M19 Maps
box
3M12 Newspaper clippings
Gulf Breeze, Gulf Insurance Company and the Atlantic Insurance Company, 1950-1959
box
3M19 Southern Aviator, 1930
The Service News, 1928
The Army and Navy Courier, 1927-1929
The Army and Navy Register, 1929-1930
The Texas Aggie, 1970-1977
The Trees of Texas, Bulletin of the University of Texas, April 15, 1915
Army List and Directory, 1932
The U. S. Department of Agriculture publications, 1912
Newspaper clippings, 1930-1972
Texas publications, 1935-1972
Texas A & M publications, 1935-1963
Assorted:
U. S. News and World Report
Poetry pamphlets

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Photographs:

box
3S125.2 Three unidentified postcard photographs, undated
Stuart Kee Wood, undated
"Tyler Bathing Beauties", June 14, 1943
Texas A&M Class of 1923 Reunion, 1958, 1963, 1970, undated
Assorted, undated

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Assorted:

box
3M19 Calendars, programs, souvenirs
box
3M12 Assorted
Oversize

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