University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Margaret Bridget Duggan Papers, 1958-1983



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Duggan, Margaret Bridget, 1940-2007.
Title: Margaret Bridget Duggan Papers
Dates: 1958-1983
Creator Abstract: Margaret Bridget Duggan was commissioned in the United States Air Force in 1963 and served overseas in Okinawa, Japan, and Thailand. From 1975-1977, she was commander of a basic military training squadron at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. In 1977, Margaret Duggan was sent to Iran to integrate women into the Iranian armed forces, but had to flee in 1979 when the Shah of Iran was overthrown. She retired from the Air Force in 1982.
Content Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of awards, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.
Identification: MS 407
Extent: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Biographical Note

Margaret "Bridget" Duggan was commissioned in the United States Air Force in 1963 and served overseas in Okinawa, Japan, and Thailand. From 1975-1977, she was a commander of a basic military training squadron at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. In 1977, Margaret Duggan was sent to Iran to integrate women into the Iranian armed forces, but left in 1979 when the Shah of Iran was overthrown. She retired from the Air Force in 1982.


Scope and Content Note

The bulk of this collection is comprised of awards, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.


Organization of Collection

Original Deposit of March 2012 (Acc. 2013-014)

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's main campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collecitons reading room. To request access, please is the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Duggan, Margaret Bridget, 1940-2007.
Subjects
United States--Armed Forces--Women.
Women veterans--United States.
Genres/Formats
Awards.
Correspondence.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Local Subjects
Military
Women

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Margaret Bridget Duggan at the date of accessioning. Related materials may be found in the Women's Overseas Service League Records, MS 22, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Margaret Bridget Duggan Papers, MS 407, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

The Margaret Duggan papers were donated by Carol Habgood in May 2012 (Acc. 2012-026) to the Women’s Overseas Service League Records and were separated in March 2013 (2013-014).

Processing Information

The collection is in 1 accession (Acc. 2013-014) and has been encoded by Melissa Gohlke, Library Assistant. More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.


Inventory of the Margaret Bridget Duggan Papers

Original Deposit of March 2013 (Acc. 2013-014)

Box
1 High School Diploma, 1958
Meritorious Service Medal awards, 1968-1982
Certificate of Appreciation for Honorable and Noteworthy Service,1969 and undated
Award of the "Broken Heart,"1970
Certificate of Retirement,1983
USAF Home Town News form,1968
Photographs, 1973-1974 and undated
Correspondence,1978 and undated
Scrapbook with clippings,circa 1960s
Photograph album,1966-1967 and undated