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Fredric H. Cowart II collection concerning the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Fredric H. Cowart II collection concerning the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Dates: 1991

This collection contains five pages of sketches, poems, letters, and other writings by Fredric H. Cowart II concerning the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels, including his World Thunderbird Card, 1991.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cowart, Fredric Harold, II, 1943
  • Call Number: MSS 6218
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Fredric H. Cowart II collection concerning the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6218; Fredric H. Cowart II collection concerning the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6218, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by the Utah Historical Society in 1991.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Utah Historical Society; 1991.
Related Material
A related collection is the Fred H. Cowart II Papers at the Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, collection number S 221.1.
Subject Terms
United States. Air Force. Thunderbirds; United States. Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron; Military; Politics, Government, and Law
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because the contents deal with a U.S. Air Force unit.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6218
Finding Aid Title
Cowart (Fredric H. II) Thunderbird papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-21T13:11-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

A Lubbock graphic artist, historian, petroleum draftsman, and poet, Fred Cowart was also Chief illustrator for Reese Air Force Base. He composed The Firepower Theme, which was written in 1983 in honor of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatics team.

Found in the Texas Tech University records of the Fred H. Cowart II Papers.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu