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Artie E. Akers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0110

This collection includes accounts written by Artie E. Akers documenting different stories from his time as a submarine "volunteer" during World War II.

Dates

  • 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 accounts written by Artie E. Akers documenting different stories from his time as a submarine "volunteer" during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Artie E. Akers (March 15, 1920-September 3, 2000) served in World War II with the U.S. Navy as a submarine "volunteer." He served for almost 8 years on submarines both during the war and after. During the war, he served mainly on the USS Angelfish. Akers was married to Dellena L. Akers and is buried in Knox County, Tennessee.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.2012.

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