Sub-sub-fonds MC 376/625 - Papers of George Wright and the Lead Aircraft Project

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MC 376/625

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Papers of George Wright and the Lead Aircraft Project

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  • 1998-2001 (Creation)

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4 boxes

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These records were donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by the family of George Wright.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 28 January 2010 (ACC 2009/314 numbered MC 376/625/1-10) and 8 March 2011 (ACC 2010/328 numbered MC 376/638/1-2).

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Papers of George G. Wright of Sutton Coldfield relating to his construction of model 2nd Air Division lead or assembly aircraft. Includes correspondence with several 2nd Air Division Association members discussing the aircraft. Also contains papers relating to George Wright's attendance at the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library dedication, including correspondence and news cuttings, November 2001.

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Wright's models of assembly ships and lead aircraft are on display at the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library. The 2nd Air Division Memorial Library also hold a poster of assembly ships donated by George Wright: item no. 187 in their Memorabilia and Display Items collection. Memorabilia and Display collection inventory available on the Memorial Library's website:
<http://www.2ndair.org.uk> [accessed 23 March 2011].

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c265bfd1-04a0-4496-88f0-034ef0c2cf51

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Created 02/11/2010 by Drohj. Modified 05/06/2018 by Droip.

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