Guide to the Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen

Finding aid prepared by Special Collections & Archives staff.
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University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen
Collection Number: 159
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Extent: 4.75 linear feet
Date: circa 1985-2009
Abstract: The Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen is contained within the Tuskegee Airmen Archive. This archive consists of material related to those individuals who served at Tuskegee Army Air Field, and its predecessors, as well as material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization.



This collection contains press clippings, posters, videocassettes, and commemoratives regarding the Tuskegee Airmen and Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. that were collected by Colonel Ralph Smith (USAF-Ret).
Languages: The collection is in English.
Creator: Smith, Ralph

Access

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Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item]. Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen, Collection 159. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Processing History

This collection is not fully processed.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen is contained within the Tuskegee Airmen Archive. This archive consists of material related to those individuals who served at Tuskegee Army Air Field, and its predecessors, as well as material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization.



This collection contains press clippings, posters, videocassettes, and commemoratives regarding the Tuskegee Airmen and Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. that were collected by Colonel Ralph Smith (USAF-Ret).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

African American fighter pilots.
Clippings (information artifacts).
Posters.
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd History.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th History.
Videocassettes.
World War II.