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Frank and Quenelle Sheffield correspondence with R.A.F. pilots

Frank and Quenelle Sheffield correspondence with R.A.F. pilots

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank and Quenelle Sheffield correspondence with R.A.F. pilots
Creator: Hale, Sheffield
Dates: 1940
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 box(es)
Collection Number: ms4509
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Frank and Quenelle Sheffield lived in Americus, Georgia and entertained a group of British pilot cadets who trained at Souther Field with the U.S. Army Air Corps there in 1941. The Sheffields continued to correspond with the pilots and their families after the airmen left for the war in Europe.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence from World War II Royal Air Force airmen and their families. Also included are photographs, an air badge, and Souther Field yearbook.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Frank and Quenelle Sheffield correspondence with R.A.F. pilots, ms4509, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Families of military personnel -- Correspondence.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force.. Air Training Corps
Soldiers -- England -- Photographs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Kenneth Ames, 1943-1949
12Enid N. Ames - Kenneth's sister, 1946-1947
13Edith M. Ames - Kenneth's mother, 1942-1947
14Peter Bell, 1941-1942
15Basil Bensted and family - with photographs, 1941-1948
16Leonard Broadhurst, 1942-1945
17Trevor Mandeville - with photograph, 1945
18Douglas McGhee and family, 1942-1947
19Fred "Monty" Ray - with photographs, 1941-1973
110Graham Smith, 1942-1949
111Tony Sullivan, 1942-1945
112Chris Thompson - Wife of Kenneth, 1943
113Reggie Wilkinson, 1942-1946
114Unidentified correspondence, 1945, 1948
115Souther Cadet v.1, no.4, 1941 September
116R.A.F. Air Cadet cap badge