Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection

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Title

Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection

Description

Ray (1894-1969) and Leonard (1888-1971) Grimshaw were brothers who served as mechanics during World War I.

The Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection relates primarily to the military service of Ray M. Grimshaw during World War I. The collection contains correspondence, military documents, photographs, postcards, diary, booklets, and ephemera related to Ray's time with the 95th Aero Squadron, where he served as a mechanic. There is also a small amount of correspondence from his older brother, Leonard H. Grimshaw, who also served in World War I.

Subject

Kelly Field (Tex.)
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 95th.
Grimshaw, Leonard H., 1888-1971
Grimshaw, Ray M., 1894-1969
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Aviation mechanics (Persons)
Soldiers
World War, 1914-1918

Format

books
correspondence
diaries
European paper money
military maps
photographic prints
portraits
postcards
songbooks

Date

circa 1917-1969 (bulk dates 1917-1922)

Language

English

Coverage

France

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection/The Museum of Flight

Items in the Ray M. and Leonard H. Grimshaw Collection Collection

[Portrait of Ray M. Grimshaw]
Black-and-white portrait of Ray M. Grimshaw, November 3, 1969. Image was used for his obituary and has date stamped on reverse. Inscription on verso: Grimshaw. Return to Holmans, [street address in Portland, Oregon]. Mon 3rd, Ed Grimshaw. Obit 1/2…

[Clipping of Obituary for Ray M. Grimshaw]
Newspaper clipping announcing funeral services for Ray M. Grimshaw, circa November 1969. From an unknown publication.

[Clipping of Obituary for Ray M. Grimshaw]
Newspaper clipping of obituary for Ray M. Grimshaw, November 3, 1969. From an unknown publication.

Tire Dealer Dies at 75
Newspaper clipping from unknown publication announcing Ray M. Grimshaw's death, November 3, 1969. Provides details of Ray's life, including his professional work in the tire industry and his World War I service as part of the 95th Aero Squadron.…

[Letter from Mark O. Hatfield to Dan Grimshaw]
Letter from United States Senator Mark O. Hatfield to Dan Grimshaw (Ray's son), postmarked November 12, 1969. Expresses condolences at the loss of his father. Includes envelope.

[Unidentified Soldier with SPAD XIII (S.13) Biplane]
A soldier standing with a SPAD XIII (S.13) biplane (number 15) of the 95th Aero Squadron. The squadron's Kicking Mule emblem is visible on the fuselage.

[Unidentified Soldier with SPAD XIII (S.13) Biplane]
A soldier standing with a SPAD XIII (S.13) biplane.

[Unidentified Soldier with Nieuport 28 C1 Biplane]
A soldier standing with a Nieuport 28 C1 biplane of the 95th Aero Squadron. The squadron's Kicking Mule emblem is visible on the fuselage.

[Group Portrait of Soldiers with Nieuport 28 C1 Biplane]
Soldiers posing with a Nieuport 28 C1 biplane of the 95th Aero Squadron. The squadron's Kicking Mule emblem is partially visible on the fuselage.

[Portriat of Soldier]
Portrait of a soldier, identified as S. R. Brow, in uniform.Inscription (likely photographer's name): Brow, S.A. Tex.