The Resource Morley-Mower, Geoffrey collection

Morley-Mower, Geoffrey collection

Label
Morley-Mower, Geoffrey collection, 1999-2001
Title
Morley-Mower, Geoffrey collection
Inclusive dates
1999-2001
Title variation
Geoffrey Morley-Mower collection
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection comprises Professor Geoffrey Morley-Mower's 1999-2001 correspondence to Richard K. McNealy, friend and cover illustrator of Morley-Mower's Memoir, Flying Blind which documents Wapiti biplanes flying over Waziristan in the last days of British rule in India
  • The collection includes a late draft of Morley-Mower's Flying Blind; correspondence with artist, Richard McNealy; and images and copies of paintings used to illustrate the book
Related
Biographical or historical data
  • Geoffrey Morley-Mower, 1918-2005, was born in London, England. He served 31 years with the Royal Air Force and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Force Cross. His assignments included India, the Middle East, Gibraltar and Cyprus flying Hawker Hurricanes, American Mustangs, and subsonic jet aircraft.
  • Morley-Mower was a professor of English at James Madison University from 1968 until his death in 2005.
Cataloging source
VMC
Series statement
JMU Faculty papers.
Label
Morley-Mower, Geoffrey collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/5015MorleyMower.aspx
Arrangement
Series 1. Draft of Flying Blind. ; Series II. Correspondence. ; Series III. Images.
Control code
234387067
Extent
1/2 Hollinger box (3 folders)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Ownership
Gift of Richard K. McNealy, February 2006.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
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