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Richard W. Ulbrich papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPEC-037

Scope and Contents

This collection includes military documents from 1939 to 1989. It also contains engineering projects, correspondence, original literature, newspaper clippings, general World War II documents, books on the history of the 376th Bombardment Group and military photographs.

Dates

  • 1939-2008

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical Note

Richard W. Ulbrich was part of the 376th Heavy Bombardment Group during World War II. He served as a 1st and 2nd Lieutenant Bombardier. Ulbrich was based out of southern Italy from March 1944 to October 1945. After the war he stayed in the Army Air Corps as a reserve officer. From 1953 to 1960 he left the Air Force Reserves and worked as an engineer. Ulbrich returned to reserve service in 1960. He finally retired as a colonel in January of 1981. Richard W. Ulbrich passed away in 2008.

Extent

0.7 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as adonation from Patricia Ulbrich on 2008/05/10.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

V 259: 376th Heavy Bombardment Oral Histories

SPEC 38: Richard Kellogg Flight Navigation Logs

SPEC 39: Charles Dyas Diary

SPEC 40: Charles Andrews Military Records and Memoir

SPEC 41: Harold Anthony Niner Family Papers

SPEC 44: Richard Dwigalski Papers

SPEC 50: William G. Dunn Flight Navigation Logs

An oral history interview with Richard W. Ulbrich is available online through the Ball State University Libraries' Digital Media Repository at http://libx.bsu.edu.

Separated Materials

The following items were separated from the collection and individually cataloged:

A Commemorative Collection of Liberandos Intelligencers and Special Newsletters, 1947-1992: Official Publication of the 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Veterans Association, Inc. Established 1946 [D790.253 376TH .C66 1992].

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2008/09/01 by Joseph Brugos. Finding aid created 2008/09/01 by Joseph Brugos. Finding aid revised 2009/11/10 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid created 2009/11/10 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid revised 2014/08/15 by Brandon Pieczko.
Title
Richard W. Ulbrich papers and photographs
Status
Completed
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA
765-285-5078