The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
U.S. Air Force Academy. McDermott Library Special Collections
2354 Fairchild Drive
US Air Force Academy, Colorado
Repository URL: http://www.usafa.edu/df/dflib/
Repository code: coca
Repository description (extant): The Academic Library of the USAF Academy offers a wide variety of materials and services to aid cadets and other Academy personnel doing research.
The Clark Special Collections Branch, room 6A52 (named for Lt. Gen. A. P. Clark), serves the traditional function of a college and university archives, operating as the repository for microfilm of historical documentation which reflects the origin and development of plans and programs at the Air Force Academy. The Manuscript Section of the Branch contains a significant body of personal papers proffered to the Academy by general officers and civilians who were instrumental in the development and implementation of air power or who were prominent in the establishment or promotion of the Academy. The Branch also houses the Academy Oral History Collections, the Stalag Luft 3 archives, photographs of the Wright brothers' experiments (brochure page 1, 2), the Falconry collection of books and periodicals, rare books and Academy related publications.
Repository type: Federal Repository
[U.S. Air Force Academy interviews with African American graduates and officers]
Alan Osur: Integration in the Air Force