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Tipton and Little families papers

Tipton and Little families papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Tipton and Little families papers
Creator: Tipton family
Inclusive Dates: 1900-2000
Language(s): English
Extent: 9.5 Linear Feet 5 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder
Collection Number: ms4473
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Baird Tipton (1915-1995) was born in Senath, Missouri and attended the University of Alabama on a football scholarship, graduating in 1938. He was a fighter pilot and commander during World War II and the Korean War and rose to the rank of Major General over a long career in the US (Army) Air Force.

Ann Livingston Little (1914-2004) was born in Rochester, New York and served in the Red Cross during World War II, where she met then Colonel James Tipton. They were married in 1945 and had 2 children, Catharine and Alice.

Scope and Content

This collection contains family records, correspondence and photographs, scrapbooks, diaries and memoirs from the Tipton and Little familes, as well as military yearbooks, photographs and records of James Tipton.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Tipton and Little familes papers, ms4473, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Families -- Correspondence
Families -- Photographs
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Correspondence.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans.
Women -- Diaries.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women.

Related Collections in Other Repositories

The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Family History

11James Tipton - High School Graduation Program, 1933
12James Tipton - University of Alabama
13A-Club - University of Alabama
14Ann (Little) Tipton - Speech to French Club
15Ann (Little) Tipton - Personal papers
16James Tipton, Ann Weaver - Marriage Certificate, Divorce, 1943-1944
17The Marriage Service book - James Tipton & Ann Little, 1945
110Prayer Book
111Dr. David Little and Catharine (Livingston) Little
112Dr. Paul Tipton
113Writing - Dr. Seelye William Little
114Writing - Marvin Lloyd
115Pat Barnes Show
116Early Years
117Korea - Fort Lee
118Writing - Miscellaneous
119First Federal v. Central Tractor
120Newspaper Clippings
121Newspaper Clippings From Korea, 1959-1963
122Family History
123Family History - Printed Material
124Letter accompanying VHS tape of 50th Anniversary reunion, 1994 May 22
21The Cadet, 1942
22The Cadet, 1942
23The Cadet, 1943
24The Cadet, 1943
25The Orange Tails
26World War II
27U.S. Air Force Memorabilia
28U.S. Air Force Oral History Interview
29Flight Manual Sections I-IX (T.O. 1F-101B-1)
210Flight Manual Appendix 1 Parts 1-11 (T.O. 1F-101B-1)
211Flight Manual Appendix 1 Parts 1-7 (T.O. 1C-131A-1)
212Air Force Republic of Korea, 1963
213Greece From Air
214Testimonial to General James Tipton
215General James Tipton - Military Certificates
1Scrapbooks (4)
2Scrapbooks (2), Large Military Certificates, Tipton-Hayes State Historic Site, Diplomas

2. Correspondence

31Dr. David Little "Grandfather Little" to Grandmother Little
David Little, M.D. Grandfatehr Little and Old Letter to Grandmother Little (CAL) Ann Tipton (Little) never knew him
32Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1900
33Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1901
34Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1902
35Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1903
36Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1904
37Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1905-1906
38Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1907-1908
39Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1909-1910
310Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1911
311Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1912-1914
312Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1915-1916
313Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1918-1921
314Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1922-1924
315Dr. Seeyle Little to Mary (Dodds) Little, 1934
316Dr. Seelye Little to Ann (Little) Tipton, 1920-1927
317Dr. Seelye Litttle to Alice Little "Topsy"
318Mary(Dodds) Little to Dr. Seelye Little
319Mary (Dodds) Little to Family and Friends
320Family and Friends to Mary (Dodds) Little
321Ann (Little) Tipton to Dr. Seelye to Dr. Seelye Little and Mary (Dodds) Little, 1925-1937
322Ann (Little) Tipton to Jane (LIttle) Goodwin, 1937-1961
323Ann (Little) Tipton to Alice Little "Topsy", 1937-1967
324Ann (Little) Tipton to James Tipton, 1951
325Ann (Little) Tipton to Dr. Paul Tipton and Hettie (Baird) Tipton, 1958-1972
326Ann (Little) Tipton to Alice Tipton, 1972-1980
327Ann (Little) Tipton to Family and Friends
328James Tipton to Ann (Little) Tipton, 1945-1970
329Personal Correspondence - James Tipton, 1967
330James Tipton to Family and Friends, 1967-1970
331Molly Schauffler to Ann (Little) Tipton
332Correspondence Miscellaneous

3. Photographs

41Hettie (Baird) Tipton - Photographs
42Catharine (Livingston) Little "Grandmother Little" - Photographs
43William Dodds "Grandfather Dodds" - Photographs
44Jenny Dodds "Mamma Dodds" - Photographs
45Dr. Seelye Little - Photographs
46Dr.David Little - Photographs
47Mary Dodds "Mama Litt" - Photographs
48Mary Dodds "Mama Litt" - Cased Photograph
49Ann (Little) Tipton - Photographs
410Ann (Little) Tipton Before James Tipton - Photographs
411James Tipton and Ann (Little) Tipton - Photographs , 1945
412Catharine Tipton - Photographs
413Tipton Family - Photographs
414Tipton Family - Photographs, 1947
415Tipton Family - Photographs, 1968
416Alice Owens Little "Great Aunt Topsy" - Photographs
417Jane (Little) Goodwin - Photographs
418Bill Little "Uncle Bill" - Photographs
419Jim Little "Uncle Little" - Photographs
420Ann Weaver - Photographs
421Photographs - Fishing Trip
422Photographs - Aloutette
423Miscellaneous Photographs
426-29Photo Album
51James Tipton - University of Alabama Photographs
52James Tipton - Portrait photographs
53James Tipton - Event Photographs
54-5James Tipton - Military Photographs
568th Fighter Wing - Photographs , 1951-1952
57-8Langley Air Force Base, 1952-1954
59-10Japan, 1958-1959
511-12Korea, 1959-1961
514Japan and Korea
515Fort Lee, Virginia, 1961 July - 1962 July
516Fort Lee, Virginia, 1962 July - 1963 July
517McDill, 1963-1964
518Gunter, 1964-1966
519Turkey, 1966-1968
3James Tipton Portraits
3Military Photographs
3Ann (Little) Tipton - Photographs
1Unit photographs (2) - Class of 39-B Flying Cadets - Randolph Field, Texas, 1938
1Unit photographs (2) - Class of 39-B Flying Cadets - Randolph Field, Texas, 1939
1Unit photograph (reunion) - 358th Fighter Group - Lebanon, Tennessee, 1999 October 2