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John Lee Swanson World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2580

This collection consists of three items demonstrating the impact of World War II on Middle Tennessee. With Second Army Somewhere in Tennessee by Gene H. Sloan documents the training of American troops destined for the European Theater in Middle Tennessee. The collection's two clippings document Camp Campbell (a POW camp in Middle Tennessee), and Pigeon Forge's annual Celebrate Freedom! event.

Dates

  • 2001

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of three items demonstrating the impact of World War II on Middle Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

With the Second Army Somewhere in Tennessee was first published in 1956 by Middle Tennessee State College (now Middle Tennessee State University). Gene H. Sloan, the author, lived in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

No biographical information is available for John Lee Swanson.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two folders.

Acquisition Note

John Lee Swanson donated this collection to the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections in August of 2001.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480