The William A. Campbell papers are contained within
the Tuskegee Airmen Archive. This archive consists of materials related to those
individuals who served at Tuskegee Army Air Field, and its predecessors, as well as
materials pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit
This collection contains items in a variety of formats
including books, videotapes, photographs, posters, and documents. Materials in this
collection primarily relate to African American history, the military history and
service of the Tuskegee Airmen, and Campbell's personal life. Some items pertaining
to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. are also included.
In 1937, William A. Campbell graduated from the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial
Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Campbell went on to become
a member of class SE-42-F, which graduated at Tuskegee Army Air Field on July 3,
1942. Upon graduation he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant. On June 2, 1943
Campbell was among the group of soldiers that served as wingmen to pilots of the
33rd Fighter Group in the first combat mission for 99th pilots in WWII.
4.25 linear feet
(3 boxes, 1 map-case folder)
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.
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
This collection is open for research.