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World War Two and Retirement, 1924 - 1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 323, Series 2, Subseries 2

Scope and Contents

This subseries includes correspondence, documents, photographs, clippings, and artifacts from Cornish's service in World War Two and the years leading up to his retirement in 1958. Artifacts included are various military pins from the entirety of his military career. Other items of note are correspondence from his service as the Chief of the Flight Operations division in Washington D.C. during World War Two, his military personnel file, and newspapers from World War Two depicting the United States' entering the war in 1941 and the end of the war in 1945. A couple documents from the military personnel file are dated prior to his service in World War II.


  • 1924 - 1972

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. Two Spanish textbooks are present in the collection.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


1.590 Cubic Feet (Four cubic foot boxes, four flat boxes, and one legal-size full-length manuscript box.)