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John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings. The interview is an account of Phelps' time serving in Germany and Austria in WWII, and specifically about the events portrayed in the Pictorial History.

Dates

  • 1944-1984

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 (2 Folders)

Abstract

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

John B. Phelps served in the European Theater of Operations in Germany and Austria during World War II with the 65th Infantry Division. Originally from New York, Phelps moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1979 upon retirement.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two folders.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as parts of MS.1298 and MS.1230.

Acquisition Note

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

Location

A copy of John B. Phelps' oral history interview is available on cassette tape in CSWS.0056, World War II Oral History Collection.

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