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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tuskegee Airmen collection
    Date (inclusive): 1934-2011, undated
    Collection Number: MS 176
    Creator: University of California, Riverside
    Extent: 14.33 linear feet (17 boxes, 6 flat file folders)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains documents, photographs, and other material regarding the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots who served in World War II as part of the Uniteds States Army Air Corps. Includes certificates, pamphlets, press clippings, artwork, photographs, and videocassettes related to those individuals who served in units at Tuskegee Army Air Field and those associated with the 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, and 477th Bombardment Group. Additional material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization, are included.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Tuskegee Airmen collection (MS 176). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    The Tuskegee Airmen collection contains donations from numerous donors, given from 2004-2012. For more information about specific donors please contact Special Collections & University Archives Staff.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The Tuskegee Airmen collection 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 documents, photographs, and other material regarding the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots who served in World War II as part of the Unites States Army Air Corps. Includes certificates, pamphlets, press clippings, artwork, photographs, and videocassettes related to those individuals who served in units at Tuskegee Army Air Field and those associated with the 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, and 477th Bombardment Group. Additional material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization, are included.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th
    United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd
    African American fighter pilots
    World War, 1939-1945

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Clippings (information artifacts)
    Documents
    Photographs