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Malcolm Williams Collection of World War II Press Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0055

This collection consists of two scrapbooks; one is a collection of press clippings about the Atomic Bomb. The press clippings are from Johnson City Press Chronicle, The Knoxville Journal, and The Knoxville News-Sentinel. The second scrapbook consists of press clippings concerning Japan and South Pacific during World War II. The first atomic bombs occurred on August 6 and 9, 1945, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. The South Pacific theatre during World War II was a major theatre between the Allies and Japan. In the South West Pacific theatre, Japanese forces fought primarily against the forces of the United States and Australia. New Zealand, the Netherlands (mainly the Dutch East Indies), the Philippines, United Kingdom, and other Allied nations also contributed forces.

Dates

  • circa 1944-1945

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of two scrapbooks; one is a collection of press clippings about the Atomic Bomb. The press clippings are from Johnson City Press Chronicle, The Knoxville Journal, and The Knoxville News-Sentinel. The second scrapbook consists of press clippings concerning Japan and South Pacific during World War II. The first atomic bombs occurred on August 6 and 9, 1945, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. The South Pacific theatre during World War II was a major theatre between the Allies and Japan. In the South West Pacific theatre, Japanese forces fought primarily against the forces of the United States and Australia. New Zealand, the Netherlands (mainly the Dutch East Indies), the Philippines, United Kingdom, and other Allied nations also contributed forces.

Biographical/Historical Note

The first atomic bombs occurred on August 6 and 9, 1945, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. The South Pacific theatre during World War II was a major theatre between the Allies and Japan. In the South West Pacific theatre, Japanese forces fought primarily against the forces of the United States and Australia. New Zealand, the Netherlands (mainly the Dutch East Indies), the Philippines, United Kingdom, and other Allied nations also contributed forces.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as CSWS.WWII.6.0001.

Acquisition Note

This material was originally donated to the McClung Museum from Malcolm Williams and later transferred to Special Collections in 2013.

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