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Clayton William Huntsman diary and military ephemera

Clayton William Huntsman diary and military ephemera

Dates: 1941-1943

The collection consists of a diary written during military training and flight training, activities with his fiancee, his friends, and his family members. Also included are Clayton's military ephemera.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Huntsman, Clayton William, 1923-1943
  • Call Number: MSS 6075
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Organized into two series: Series I: Clayton William Huntsman diary, 1941 – 1943. Series 2: Clayton William Huntsman military dog tags, circa 1941 – 1943.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Clayton William Huntsman diary and military ephemera 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 6075; Clayton William Huntsman diary and military ephemera; 20th Century and Western Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6075, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Julia L. Graden in 2008.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Julia L. Graden; 2008.
Subject Terms
Huntsman, Clayton William, 1923-1943--Diaries; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945
Genre / Form
Diaries; Printed ephemera
Processing Information
Processed; GlendaLynn Ainsworth, student processor, and John Muphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development polity 5.VI, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Huntsman (Clayton William) diary and military ephemera
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-05-19T12:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Clayton William Huntsman (1923-1943) was an army air corps pilot.

Army Air Corps pilot Clayton William Huntsman was born in Fillmore, Utah, on April 19, 1923, to Nellie Melville Huntsman and Gabriel Alonzo Huntsman. He graduated from Millard High School in 1941. A member of the Utah National Guard, he transferred to the Army Air Corps and completed flight school at Luke Field, Arizona, in October, 1942. Flight Officer Huntsman died in a training accident on January 16, 1943 at Camp Lee, Virginia.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts