MacKenzie Hume Letter, 1949 September 6Manuscript Mss 949506

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MacKenzie Hume Letter, 1949 September 6

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Manuscript Mss 949506

Collection Dates:

1949 September 6

Size of Collection:

1 leaf; 25 cm.


Letter to a 10 year old William Paul Nelson of Woodstock, N.H (Dartmouth class of 1961) discussing an enclosed map showing portions of Spain, Portugal and Southwest France. The letter also discusses Nelson's desire to become a pilot. Hume describes the silk screened rayon map as having been with him for 107 operations as a lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air force including when he was shot down over the English channel.

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W.G. MacKenzie Hume (1917-1996). Pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. Hume earned his M.D. from McGill in 1949 and was a pediatrician in Massachusetts.

Related Material

Map catalogued separately and housed in Evans Map room, Berry library, Dartmouth College. OCLC#: 13397169

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