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Catalog Number 2015.025.041
Scope & Content This collection documents the activities of Allan R. Brown, who served as a Navigator in the Army Air Forces during World War Two and in the Air Force during the Korean War as a Navigator -Bombardier. The collection also contains materials related to Brown's career as an educator and administrator for College of San Mateo. Materials are textual, comprising of Armed Forces personnel records, news releases, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and a school paper written by Allan Brown's neighbor.

Item list of materials:

1A-D. Form letter to US Army Air Force Officers entering European Theater of Operations from Brigadier General Hugh J. Knerr, circa 1943-1944
2A-B. Photocopy of the Barth Hard Times, Stalag Luft I's prisoner-of-war newspaper, "Russky Come!", May 5, 1945
3A-B. Headquarters, Far East Air Forces news release announcing that Allan Brown was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, July 10, 1951
4A-C. Air Force Personal Affairs Statement, July 16, 1952
5. Report of Separation from the Armed Forces of the United States, August 9, 1952
6A-B. Letter from the Department of the Air Force regarding Allan Brown's retirement, March 2,1972
7A-C. Photocopy and translation of a German newspaper regarding Allan Brown's visit to Barthe, July 21, 1983
8A-B. College of San Mateo President's Memorandum, "Dr. Brown Retires", April 1989
9A-C. College of San Mateo news release, "Dr. Allan Brown, CSM Vice President, to Retire", May 1, 1989
10A-H. "Allan Brown: A Biography", Brown's 13 year old neighbor's literature paper, 1998

Object Name Commemorative
Collection Archival Collection
Category Documents
Date 1943-1998
People Brown, Allan R.
Search Terms Brown, Allan R.
College of San Mateo
Korean War
World War II
World War Two
Subjects College administrators
Military education
Military life
Military officers
Military personnel
Military training
War correspondents
World War II
Copyrights Unless otherwise specified the San Mateo County Historical Association holds copyright. Photographic and document reproductions available for a fee.