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Henry Kent Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2627

This spiral-bound manuscript contains a wealth of text and photographs documenting the service of the 86th Fighter Squadron (then assigned to the 79th Fighter Group) in Africa and Italy during World War II.

Dates

  • 1943

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

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This spiral-bound manuscript contains a wealth of text and photographs documenting the service of the 86th Fighter Squadron (then assigned to the 79th Fighter Group) in Africa and Italy during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Kent was awarded the DFC for 46 missions flown over Africa and Italy during World War II. He later taught chemistry and physics at the university level.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Henry Kent in July, 2005.

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