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Reginald C. Ferguson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0060

This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding Sgt. Reginald Ferguson's disappearance while overseas during World War II.

Dates

  • ca. 1940s

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding Sgt. Reginald Ferguson's disappearance while overseas during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Reginald C. Ferguson was born in 1922. He was from San Diego, California. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and a gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress during World War II. After crashing in July 1944, he was missing in action for a time but was found alive in Italy about two months later. He later committed suicide in 1961.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as a file in MS.1230.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

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