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Robert C. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0064

This collection consists of seven folders containing material concerning Robert C. Jackson, a member of the U.S. Air Force during World War II. The documents include correspondence on his military career, photographs of enlistment and discharge records, World Warr II-era publications, and Jackson's pilot log books.

Dates

  • 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

0.25 Linear Feet (7 folders)

Abstract

This collection contains military documents, phtographs, and publications regarding Robert C. Jackson, a pilot in the Air Force during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert C. Jackson was born on November 13, 1923, on a farm in central New York. HIs family later moved to Tennessee. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1943 and was held as a prisoner of war in Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany during World War II. He was released in 1945.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as files under 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