Preservation and Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
The collection comprises primarily the drafts of the manuscript for James Cortese's 1988 book "Air Commandos Also Laugh". There are also original drawings by his wife which may have been intended for the book. In addition, there are copies of the newspapers Cortese worked for while in the Army Air Force at Camp Williams, Wisconsin, and Sedalia Army Air Field, Missouri, in 1943-1944.
"MSS0311. James Cortese papers finding aid" (2021). Special Collections Finding Aids. 81.