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Ann Sartain collection of Betty Whitlow Smith Women Air Force Service Pilots ephemera, 1941-2011, Bulk 1997-2011.

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2015-059

Content Description

Information about the W.A.S.P.s (Women's Airforce Service Pilots); photographs; information about the WASP tour at Texas Women's University, newspaper clippings, magazine, map quest directions, news paper obituary, programs,

Dates

  • 1941 - 2011
  • Majority of material found within 1997 - 2011

Creator

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth “Betty” Whitlow Smith, born 29 December 1920 was a pilot who earned her wings 20 January 1941, while still a University of Tulsa student. She graduated TU in 1942. In 1943, she began to fly as WASP for the U. S. Government, ferrying aircraft to England. In 2010 she was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor for her service. She died 16 June 2011. Her daughter, Ann Sartain (TU Class of 1969) donated these materials in 2015.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor and 5th floor oversize shelves.

Source

Creator

Title
Ann Sartain collection of Betty Whitlow Smith Women Airforce Service Pilots ephemera, 1941-2011, Bulk 1997-2011.
Status
In Progress
Author
Marc Carlson
Date
2017-12-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)