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Omar L. Ash Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0088

This collection includes several letters penned by Omar L. Ash, mainly to his mother and Lela Ann, during his World War II service. Other letters included are addressed from Ash's commanders. The letters are arranged chronologically.

Dates

  • 1943 March 13-1945 September 27, undated

Language

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 includes several letters penned by Omar L. Ash, mainly to his mother and Lela Ann, during his World War II service. Other letters included are addressed from Ash's commanders.

Biographical/Historical Note

Omar L. Ash was a Lieutenant in the Air Corps during World War II, where he served in the Netherlands, the East Indies, and the Philippines. He was decorated with the Air Medal in 1945 for his participation in aerial flights in the Southwest Pacific Area from September 3 to October 24, 1944.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1314.

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