Guide to the Papers of Merrill McLane, 1941 - 2005Manuscript MS-1052

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of Merrill McLane, 1941 - 2005

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1052

Collection Dates:

1941 - 2005

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear feet)

Abstract:

Merrill F. McLane, Dartmouth class of 1942. Contains photographs, newsclippings and a recounting of the rescue of parachutist George Hopkins from Devils Tower, WY in October of 1941.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted

Use & Access

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted

Introduction to the Collection

Contains photographs, newsclippings and a recounting of the rescue of parachutist George Hopkins from Devils Tower, WY in October of 1941. McLane was one of four Dartmouth climbers who rescued Hopkins. Contains b/w photographs with descriptions.

Biography

Merrill F. McLane, DC class of 1942. Graduate studies Geneva University. M.A. American University. Career Inteligence officer and authority on Spanish Gypsies.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, , 1941-2005

Devils Tower Rescue

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1941-2005

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Devil's Tower Rescue, 1941, 1941, 2005
  • Folder: 2, Newsclippings, 1941-2002

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