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U.S. Army Air Corps 63rd College Training Detachment Photographs and Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1382

This collection houses negatives and photographs depicting the 63rd College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces, which operated at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1944.

Dates

  • circa 1943-1944

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

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses negatives and photographs depicting the 63rd College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces, which operated at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1944.

Biographical/Historical Note

The 63rd College Training Detachment operated at the University of Tennessee under the direction of Major John D. Hartigan from 1943 to 1944. Its goal was to prepare college students for their future duties as officers in the U.S. Army Air Forces. This unit was part of a larger cooperative effort between all branches of the U.S. military and hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one box.

Acquisition Note

These images were transferred from University Archives.

Existence and Location of Copies

The photographs in this collection were published in History of the 63rd College Training Detachment (xLD5293.U53), which is housed in the University Archives.

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