Guide to the Papers of Malcolm McLane, 1943 - 2008Manuscript MS-1051

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of Malcolm McLane, 1943 - 2008

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1051

Collection Dates:

1943 - 2008

Size of Collection:

1 box (1.5 linear feet)

Abstract:

Malcolm McLane (1924-2008). Contains correspondence, photographs, military papers, journals, newspaper clippings, postcards, cassette tapes, and compact discs containing interviews and video clips. Much of the material focuses on McLane's time in the US Air Force.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of Malcolm McLane contains correspondence, photographs, military papers, journals, newspaper clippings, postcards, cassette tapes, digital video discs and compact discs containing interviews and video clips. Much of the material focuses on McLane's time in the US Air Force. Of note are numerous letters to his parents documenting his time in training in the Air Force, a typescript account of an 1897 bicycle trip through downeast Maine made by his father, and a typescript account of McLane's time as a POW at Stalagluft I.

Biography

Malcolm McLane (1924-2008), DC class of 1946. Served in Air Force in WWII and was shot down in the Battle of the Bulge becoming a prisoner of war for the remainder of the war. After the war McLane graduated from Dartmouth and became a Rhodes Scholar in 1948 and then graduated Harvard Law school in 1952. In 1952 McLane became a lawyer with Orr and Reno, Concord, NH - eventually becoming president of the firm. McLane's interest in politics resulted in his becoming mayor of Concord, NH (1970-1976) and a candidate for Governor in 1972. McLane was also instrumental in the founding of Wildcat Mountain Ski area in Pinkhams Notch, NH.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1943-2008

Contains correspondence, photographs, military papers, journals, newspaper clippings, postcards, cassette tapes, compact discs and a dvd containing interviews and video clips.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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