NUTT, CLIFFORD CAMERON Papers. 1917-1949

4.2 cu ft

Call No. 168.7058

IRIS Nos. 1008162-1008182, 1016486-1016494

Brigadier General. USAF, 1917-1949. Born in Kansas City, MO. Air Corps Tactical School, 1938; Army Industrial College, 1939. Served to grade of Private First Class, Aviation Section, Signal Enlisted Reserve Corps, 1917-1918; commissioned Second Lieutenant, Aviation Section, Signal Officer Reserve Corps, January 1918. Career assignments include: Deputy Commander, New York to Nome, AK round-trip flight, 1920; Command Pilot, multi-engine bombers during bombing demonstration under Brigadier General Billy Mitchell, 1921; various duties as company and field grade officer, 1921-1942; Deputy Commander, Fairfield Air Services Command, 1942-1944; Commanding General, Hawaiian Air Depot, 1944-1946; Vice Commander, First Air Force, 1947-1949. Retired December 1949. Died in Washington, DC.

Personal papers relating primarily to Nutt's early military career, 1917-1925. Includes personal correspondence, photographs, clippings, and various memorabilia from WWI exhibition flights, New York to Nome Flight, and Mitchell bombing demonstration. Also includes some scrapbooks and memorabilia relating to service in Pacific and as commander of Hawaiian Air Depot (1920-1945).