Sheldon P. Hayes navigational training kit

Sheldon P. Hayes navigational training kit

Dates: bulk 1939-1942, 1939-1942

Collection of military papers and equipment used to train naval airforce cadets in navigation techniques. The papers were published between 1939-1942 and later annotated by Sheldon P. Hayes. His reasons for collecting and annotating the materials are unknown.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hayes, Sheldon P.
  • Call Number: MSS 7653
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Material Specific Details
Materials are in English.
Languages and Scripts
The collection has been kept in its original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Sheldon P. Hayes navigational training kit 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 7653; Sheldon P. Hayes navigational training kit; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU. Following citations: MSS 7653, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
United States. Navy; Aeronautics; Government publications; Politics, Government, and Law; Training; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
Processing Information
Processed; Leslie Black, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
This collection provides insight into the education of naval airforce cadets during World War II. Collected in Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hayes (Sheldon P.) navigational training kit
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Black
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-09-20T16:26-0600
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Biographical History

Sheldon P. Hayes was born on May 2, 1913. Mr. Hayes lived in Ogden, Utah. He had a Ph.D. and an M.A. and he worked at Weber State College in the bacteriology department during the 1950's. He died on April 10, 1988.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts