A Guide to the Carleton W. Kendall Papers, 1917-1918
Oakland, California native Carleton W. Kendall was stationed at Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio during World War I. Kendall was engaged briefly to Joan London (1901-1971), the daughter of author Jack London (1876-1916).
Comprised of correspondence to his fiancée Joan London and his family, the Carleton W. Kendall Papers, 1917-1918, chronicle Kendall’s experiences at Kelly Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, during World War I. Kendall describes conditions on the base as well as his training as an airplane mechanic and other duties.
This collection is open for research use.
Carleton W. Kendall Papers, 1917-1918, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers