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Edward Williamson Collection

Identifier: MS-2611

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The Edward Williamson Collection, 1945 consists of a book compiled by Williamson. The book, Wild Tales of the Blue Yonder is a collection of the stories of 21 pilots who graduated from the Army Air Corps class of 1945-B. The stories contain not only war experiences, but pre-war and post-war life as well.


  • 1945

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.


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The Edward Williamson Collection, 1945, consists of a book compiled by Williamson entitled Wild Tales of the Blue Yonder. The book contains stories of 21 pilots who graduated from the Army Air Corps Class of 1945-B.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Williamson graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1949 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then worked for Southern Company Services in Pensacola, Florida. He transferred to Birmingham, Alabama, and retired in 1988 as Senior Vice President of Design Engineering.


Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Edward Williamson in April, 2004.

Repository Details

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

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA