Finding Aid of the Brockie Daniels Papers, 1921-1964, PC.5080

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Finding Aid of the Brockie Daniels Papers, 1921-1964, PC.5080

Abstract

Brockie Daniels (1912-2007) was born in Manteo, North Carolina to Edward and Mary Wescott Daniels. She was one of five children. Daniels received her Bachelor of Arts in English in 1935 from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina. She was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force where she was stationed both in the United States and in the European theatre. She remained in the Air Force until her retirement in 1964. Daniels was also a member of Manteo Baptist Church for more than 80 years.
The Brockie Daniels Papers consists of military records, photographs, college diplomas, and correspondence.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Brockie Daniels Papers
Call Number
PC.5080
Creator
Daniels, Brockie
Date
1921-1964
Extent
0.97 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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Restrictions on Access & Use

Access Restrictions

Available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], PC.5080, Brockie Daniels Papers, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.

Collection Overview

The Brockie Daniels Papers consist of military records, family papers, and photographs and slides. Daniels' military paperwork includes her airman's qualification card, performance reports, honorable discharge and retirement papers, and photographs that include family pictures, photos from her time in Europe during World War II, and her travels to Arizona, California, and New York.

Arrangement Note

This collection is broken into three series: Family Papers, Military Records, and Photographs and Negatives.

Biographical Note

Mary Brockwell "Brockie" Daniels (1912-2007) was born in Manteo, North Carolina to Edward and Mary Wescott Daniels. She was one of five children. She received her BA in English in 1935 from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina. From 1936-1939, Daniels taught English and history in Hertford County, North Carolina. She also served as recreational director for a reform school in Hertford County and was the Hertford County supervisor of adult education. Shortly afterwards, Daniels enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Women's Air Corps in both the United states and Europe. During the war, she was sent to Paris, France as a member of the 29th Traffic Regulating Group, the group responsible for controlling and regulating traffic in the Military Railway Service, in Marine Operations and Motor Transport throughout the European Theatre. After the war, she remained in the Air Force until her retirement in 1964. Daniels was a member of Manteo Baptist Church for more than 80 years.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Contents
Finding Aid
1:1.1
Correspondence
1:2.1
Family Papers
5333
Military Records
5344
Photographs and Negatives
5358

Subject Headings

  • Daniels, Edward S. 1870 - 1950
  • Daniels, Mary Brockwell, 1912-2007
  • Wescott, Ebner, 1896 - 1951
  • Wescott, Naomi Daniels, 1898 - 1958
  • Daniels family
  • United States. Air Force
  • Big Ben (Tower clock)
  • Buckingham Palace (London, England)
  • United States. Army. Women' Army Corps. 29th Traffic Regulating Group
  • Women's College of the University of North Carolina
  • World War, 1939 - 1945 - Participation, Female
  • Ausable Chasm (N.Y.)
  • Florida
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • Hollis (N.C.)
  • Indiana
  • New York (State)
  • Paris (France)
  • Roanoke Island (N.C.)
  • Acquisitions Information

    Donated by Laura Strickland in 2008.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009
  • Encoded by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009