University Archives and Special Collections, The University of Texas at Tyler

Guide to the Willis Jarrel Collection

Overview of the Collection

Creator Collector Jarrel, E.F.Collector Jarrel, Willis
Collection Title Willis Jarrel Collection
Bulk Dates 1992
Identification MS/UASC.MS.011
Physical Description 1.00
Repository The University of Texas at Tyler University Archives and Special Collections Department 3900 University Dr Tyler, TX, URL:

Administrative History:

This collection consists of the newletters of the 94th Bomb Group Memorial Association and the manuscript for Willis Jarrel's Bombs Away: England to Berlin.

The 94th Bomb Group was one of many United States Army Air Force bomb groups assigned to England during World War II. The Memorial association was formed in 1975 by survivors of the 94th Bomb Group. The newsletters cover the period from December, 1975 through September, 1991.

The collection was donated by Willis Jarrel, Sr. who was a member of the 94th Bomb Group and flew B-17 Bombers. During his period of service witht he 94th Bomb Group from October, 1943 through May, 1944, Mr. Jarrel flew twenty-five missions and was awarded the European Theater Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Mr. Jarrel currently resides in Tyler where he is a practicing attorney.

Arrangement of Materials:

Newsletters are arranged in chronological order.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Topical Term:
Democratic Party. Texas

Detailed List of Contents

1 ArchonID id378
Manuscript, 1992. Bombs Away: England to Berlin 1992

2-5 ArchonID id379
Newsletters, 94th Bomber Group Memorial Association Newsletters December 1975 - December 1991