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Howard I. Kinne papers, 1912

Part of Howard I. Kinne papers

62m85Howard I. Kinne papers, 1912-1933 62M85Ida SellUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 March 28Special Collections Research CenterMargaret I. King Building, NorthLexington 40506-0039SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDUURL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-08-15 10:51:50 -0400.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Howard I. Kinne papers Kinne, Howard I. Barnett, Brinkley, Mrs. 62M85 0.4 Cubic Feet 2 boxes 1912-1933 The Howard I. Kinne papers include family correspondence before and during the First World War. The collection also includes the scrapbook of a trip to France after the war. Custodial History Barnett, Mrs. Brinkley. Gift, 1962. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation 62M85: [Identification of item], Howard I. Kinne papers, 1912-1933, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Kinne, a native of Stearns, Ky., was an engineering student at Kentucky State University (now the University of Kentucky) and on the football and track teams when the United States entered World War I in 1917. He joined the American Expeditionary Forces and became a second lieutenant with the 99th Aero Observation Squadron. He flew on missions as an observer, gathering information to be used in artillery campaigns. His plane was shot down in September, 1918, and he and the pilot were listed as missing in action. Their bodies and the wreckage of the plane were not found until April, 1919. In 1933, Kinne's mother, Nola Miller Kinne Fogg, along with other mothers and widows of soldiers who had died overseas, went on a tour to France sponsored by the U.S. government to visit their loved ones' graves. Scope and Contents The Howard I. Kinne papers document his life as a student in Kentucky and soldier in the First World War. Included are letters from Kinne dating from 1912 to 1918 and photographs of other servicemen taken during his Army training in the States. Letters from Kinne's family and from his fellow servicemen discuss his Army service, his disappearance, and his death. The collection contains a scrapbook, with clippings, postcards, and photographs, and a journal kept by Mrs. Fogg during her trip to France in 1933. Arrangement The collection is arranged by material type. World War, 1914-1918 -- France. World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American. World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations. Aeronautics, Military. Kinne, Howard I. United States. Army. Aero Observation Squadron, 99th Kenney family. Fogg, Nola Miller Kinne Barnett, Brinkley, Mrs. School and training camp correspondence1912-19171199th Aero squadron correspondence - HAS AEF France1918-191912Somerset High School Invitation, Garrison Ration List, WWI postcard and two WWI soldier photosundated13Mrs. Brinkley Barnett correspondence and auditor check1917-191814Nola Miller Kinne Fogg travel diary of France1933 May 5-June 121Scrapbook of France1933-193422 Howard I. Kinne papers