Ben Bahlmann interview with Harry B. Perkins

Ben Bahlmann interview with Harry B. Perkins

Dates: 1998 December 27

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 27 Dec. 1998. The audiocassettes from which the transcription was made were retained by Bahlmann. Perkins talks about flying PBY reconnaisance aircraft from the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska. He was also involved in aerial operations in other areas of the Pacific during World War II.

  • Extent: 1 item (63 p.)(0.08 linear ft.) : (1 interview)
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Perkins, Harry B.
  • Call Number: MSS 3036
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3036; Ben Bahlmann interview with Harry B. Perkins; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3036, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
Catalina (Seaplane); Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Interviews
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3036
Finding Aid Title
Bahlmann (Ben) interview with Harry B. Perkins
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Perkins was a native of California who was resident of Overton, Nevada, at the time of the interview. He served in the Pacific area during World War II.



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