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George A. Dibble papers

Identifier: 00087

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters from Major George A. Dibble to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dibble, Lansing, Michigan, and family photographs. Dibble joined the Army Air Corps in 1941, was trained in Texas and New Mexico, (along with Captain Elliot Roosevelt), and served in a variety of European and Asian theaters as a supply flight navigator. Afterward, he remained in the service and flew the early supersonic aircraft.

The photographs are in digital format on an internal server: I:\LC 87\HC 1089\ . They have also been ingested to the IX server for availability in the digital repository.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1959


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

George Arthur Dibble was born March 26, 1919 to Ralph Burbank Dibble (1890 – 1963) and Bessie Louise Lewis (1889 – 1977). He enlisted into the Army Air Corps on April 25, 1941. Previous to enlistment, he had completed two years of college.

He married Mary Alice Gillett May 29, 1943 and they divorced in 1958. He died June 20, 1998.


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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Dibble, 1971-01-25

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

George A. Dibble Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
B. Schambra
February 1971
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Finding aid written in English.
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US