Scope and Contents
The Frank Fuller papers contain letters written to Fuller’s wife, Doris Dean Fuller, between 1938-1945. While some of the letters contain information about Fuller's life and travels prior to World War II, the majority of the material pertains to Fuller's service, from basic training at Camp Bowie in Brentwood, Texas to several Alaskan islands.
- Creation: 1938-1945
- Fuller, Frank L. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.
Conditions Governing Use note
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Frank L. Fuller was a member of the of 11th Weather Squadron stationed in the Aleutian Islands during the Second World War. Originally from California, Fuller attended Sacramento Junior College before entering the University of California in 1940. Leaving the university that same year, Fuller traveled to Texas and then New York where he worked sporadically for a company that broke down Lockheed Hudson bombers and sent them to the European front. He was drafted into the infantry in November of 1940. He was transferred to the Army Air Corps in May 1941. He attended the Air Corps Technical School at Chanute Field, Illinois for meteorology training. He was promoted to sergeant in 1942 and sent to Alaska and the Aleutians where he remained until the end of the war. Sometime after his service, he and his wife moved to Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada where he was the director of adult education for local public schools.
.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials
Frank L. Fuller was a member of the of 11th Weather Squadron stationed in the Aleutian Islands during the Second World War. The Frank Fuller papers contain letters written to Fuller’s wife, Doris Dean Fuller, between 1938-1945.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Frank L. Fuller, 1991.
Processing Information note
Collection was processed by staff.
- Guide to the Frank Fuller papers
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- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team
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