This collection includes various documents, i.e. World War II, USAAF training manuals, a pilot rating book, wartime newsletter, handwritten training notes, aviation cadet personal portfolios, flying regulations manual, weather map symbol chart and ecetera. The entirety of the collection was acquired during his training and active service in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. The collection has been categorized and organized into three folders and to be stored in an archival document box. This collection was the former property of Richard W. Gilmer, formerly of Lewisburg, Ohio.