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Joseph B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0207

Papers of World War II veteran Joseph B. Boyd, including publications and photocopies of articles. Publications are from 1995 and include 1st Fighter News, WWII Nightfighters Newsletter, and The Flying Sergeant. Photocopied articles include information about Boyd's service.

Dates

  • 1995, undated

Language of Materials

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

Papers of World War II veteran Joseph B. Boyd, including publications and photocopies of articles. Publications are from 1995 and include 1st Fighter News, WWII Nightfighters Newsletter, and The Flying Sergeant. Photocopied articles include information about Boyd's service.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph B. Boyd (1920-2012) served as a flight officer with the Air Corps in the U.S. Army during World War II. Boyd served with the 71st squadron, 1st Fighter Group of the 15th Air Force in North Africa and the Mediterranean and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service. Boyd and his wife, Frances Davis Boyd (1924-2020), lived in Roane County, Tennessee, following the war.

Arrangement

This material is in one folder.

Other Finding Aids

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480