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Daniel Ellsworth Carlquist memoirs of American balloon corps

Daniel Ellsworth Carlquist memoirs of American balloon corps

Dates: 1950

Includes an autobiography of his early life as well as the time he spent in World War I and of meeting his wife following his return home to the United States. Also included are 3 issues of "Haul Down and Ease Off," a quarterly publication of the National Association of American Balloon Corps Veterans.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Carlquist, Daniel Ellsworth, b. 1896
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3196
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Memoirs of American balloon corps 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 SC 3196; Daniel Ellsworth Carlquist memoirs of American balloon corps; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3196, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Dan Carlquist, 1521 Laird Ave. Salt Lake City, Ut.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Dan Carlquist.
Subject Terms
Carlquist, Daniel Ellsworth, b. 1896; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations; World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Newspapers
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Memoirs of American balloon corps
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:14-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Dan Carlquist was a member of the American balloon corps in World War I in France.

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