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George Dock Jr. papers

Identifier: MS-1057

  • Staff Only


The collection contains correspondence, photographs, a scrap book, maps, poetry, newsclippings, ephemera and an art print folio of WWI aviation. Of note is detailed correspondence from George Dock, Jr. to his family from France in World War I. The letters record in great detail Docks time in the ambulance corps, aviation school and as a pilot in Escadrille Spad 12.

The collection also contains 3 maps of France which presumably show the areas Dock saw service, a folder of Dock's poems, newspaper clippings related to the Lafayette Flying Corps, photographs of Dock's time in the Ambulence Corps and Flying Corps, ephemera, as well as items relating to the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial and the L'Escadrille Lafayette Flying Corps Association.

The collection supports the George Dock, Jr. Fund in Rauner Special Collections Library.


  • 1916 - 1919
  • 1913 - 1985


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College Required for Publication or Reproduction.


4.25 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


George Dock, Jr. (1895-1971) Pilot, Advertising Executive and Ornithologist. Contains correspondence, photographs, a scrap book, maps, poetry, news clippings, ephemera and an art print folio of WWI aviation. Details a Dartmouth graduates experience as an ambulance driver and pilot in WWI through letters home.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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